Geologists recently discovered massive canyons and valleys hidden beneath the glaciers of West Antarctica. Continue reading →
Antarctica is a cold, harsh place with vast changing landscapes and uncovered mysteries underneath the ice. Why wouldn't we go there? Trace digs into what researchers are discovering about the ice continent.
The Polar Star, America's only active polar icebreaker, has been dispatched to Commonwealth Bay Antarctica to free a Russian ship stuck in the ice. How do these huge ships work?
A research vessel is stuck in ice off Antarctica, with 74 people aboard waiting to be rescued by Australian authorities.
Antarctica might have a new kind of ice — diamonds might exist there.
A wild weather phenomenon that causes massive winter flooding in California also dumps snow in East Antarctica.
The West Antarctic ice sheet appears to be shedding far more ice than a few years ago.
The banning of ozone-depleting chemicals hasn't yet caused detectable improvements in the Antarctic ozone hole.
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