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Jan 27, 2015 10:25 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A mysterious crater discovered in East Antarctica last month likely formed beneath a leaky meltwater lake.
Jan 12, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Researchers in remote East Antarctica think a massive area of fractured ice discovered last month could be a newfound meteorite impact crater.
Nov 24, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Not only is the amount of Antarctic sea ice increasing each year, but the ice is also much thicker than previously thought.
Nov 10, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Scientists suspect Antarctica's shrinking glaciers are melting from the bottom up, and a fleet of robot ocean gliders may help explain why.
Oct 20, 2014 01:15 PM ET // AFP
Australia said Monday it was hopeful of winning support for its plan to create a vast marine reserve off Antarctica, after revising the proposal to make it smaller.
Oct 1, 2014 01:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Rapid ice loss from West Antarctica's ice sheet caused a slight dip in the Earth's gravitational field over the region. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Antarctica's sea ice is poised to smash a new winter record for 2014, while Arctic summer sea ice hit its sixth lowest minimum.
Aug 12, 2014 03:08 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive 8.8 earthquake off the coast of Chile in 2010 also caused the ice sheets in Antarctica to vibrate, nearly 3,000 miles away. Continue reading →
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