antarctica

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
penguin friends

These Penguincams Are the Break From Chaos Everyone Needs Right Now

It’s only a matter of time until these Gentoo penguins start vlogging.
Jacob Dubé
8.17.17
Larsen C Ice Shelf

A Trillion-Ton Iceberg Just Broke Off Antarctica

Now what?
Kaleigh Rogers
Kate Lunau
7.12.17
sea level rise

A Texas-Sized Area of Antarctica Turned to Slush Last Year

Antarctica is melting from above.
Lisa Cumming
6.16.17
ALIENS

An Alien-Hunting Submarine Is Being Tested in Antarctica

A look at the amazing photos and stunning science from the ARTEMIS mission in Antarctica.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.7.17
Time Froze Still

I Chilled With Penguins and an Ice-Preserving Bot on a Glacier in Antarctica

And other surreal situations from my time aboard a hulking polar research vessel that hosted a 12-day art and science expedition to the bottom of the Earth.
Frederick Bernas
4.4.17
The New Cancun

Scientists Just Confirmed The Hottest Day In Antarctica

It was the hottest temperature recorded on the continent since 1974.
Grennan Milliken
3.1.17