antarctica

neutrinos

Antarctic Neutrinos Are Being Used to Weigh the Earth’s Core

The tiny particles can also be used to map and measure the cosmos, but now they’re being used to weigh and study the least understood region of our planet.
Caroline Haskins
11.9.18
antarctica

Data From a Dead Satellite Reveals Lost Continents Under Antarctica

“These gravity images are revolutionizing our ability to study the least understood continent on Earth—Antarctica.”
Becky Ferreira
11.7.18
antarctica

Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Antarctica Was Detained in This Church for 10 Days

Motherboard has learned that after Sergei Savitsky stabbed a worker at a Russian Antarctic research station, he was detained in an Orthodox church for 10 days before returning to Russia.
Caroline Haskins
10.26.18
antarctica

An Attempted Murder at a Research Station Shows How Crimes Are Prosecuted in Antarctica

At a Russian research base in Antarctica, a man repeatedly stabbed another, almost killing him. When a crime occurs at the bottom of the world, who's responsible?
Caroline Haskins
10.25.18
icebergs

How Did Nature Form This Near-Perfect Rectangular Iceberg?

The tabular iceberg recently broke from the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Becky Ferreira
10.22.18
antarctica

Watch This 'Headless Chicken Monster' Crawl the Deep Southern Ocean

This unusually mobile species of sea cucumber has only been captured on film once before, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Becky Ferreira
10.22.18
Science

Scientists Finally Solved the Mystery of Antarctica’s Blood Falls

The blood red falls tumble out of a glacier 100 feet to a lake below.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.7.18
whaling

Japan’s Latest Whale Hunt Killed 122 Pregnant Females and 114 Juveniles

It's the latest chapter in a legal saga over international whaling rules.
Becky Ferreira
5.31.18
antarctica

This Salad Was Grown in Antarctica

A new German greenhouse has its first harvest on the icy continent.
Mack DeGeurin
4.5.18
Interplanetary Net

This Antarctic Selfie Is Helping Build the Interplanetary Internet

Delay Tolerant Networking is the future of getting online in space.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.28.17
Mysteries

A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica

“We’re still trying to figure out what’s going on.”
Kate Lunau
10.10.17
oh good

Scientist Poop Will No Longer Be Pumped into the Antarctic Ocean

Seals and penguins were being exposed to “high levels of fecal bacteria.”
Kaleigh Rogers
8.23.17