What is it like at the coldest place on Earth?
Sea Shepherd said that it discovered a Japanese whaling refueling ship had dropped fuel into Antarctic waters.
Queen Elizabeth II was given a unique gift by the British government: a large chunk of Antarctica is now named after her.
A viable community of bacteria has been found eking out a living in a dark, salty, and subfreezing environment beneath nearly 20 meters of ice in one of Antarctica’s most [...]
Over the past two decades, ice melting in Greenland and Antarctica caused an 11-millimeter rise in the world’s sea levels, said a recent study.
Australia’s Antarctic runway is melting, prompting the government to seek a replacement airstrip.
Despite that polar ice melt has been widely reported for years, getting to the bottom of what is actually going on with the icecaps is not a straightforward matter.
Analysis of data from the IceCube Neutrino Observatory recently provided new insight into one of the most enduring mysteries in physics: the production of cosmic rays.
I was sitting on a small rock at the foot of a large cliff on an island surrounded by a choppy grey ocean. All around me were more rocks, snow-flecked volcanic craters, and surging swells of water rolling in from [...]
Nearly 600,000 emperor penguins have been recorded in Antarctica, almost double previous estimates, with satellite mapping technology.