A research robot deployed for its first ever routine test run discovered a new species of anemone growing upside down in the Antarctic ice.
Shrinking at a rate of 300 feet each year, the Pine Island Glacier alone is responsible for an incredible 7 percent of the world’s recent sea level rise.
Hydraulic legs and ski feet elevate the new Halley VI Antarctic research station above the ongoing accumulation of snow that has overcome so many other research stations before it.
British research shows glaciers moving faster than ever.
Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.
Researchers enlist a satellite in the quest to take a count of endangered southern right whales. Eerie pictures result.
Beating out the previous record of minus 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit, a NASA satellite pinpoints the coldest place on Earth.
The 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 sets smartphone cameras free, a human-powered helicoptor flies, and a satellite image gives a new look at the melting Pine Island Glacier. Plus: Robotic humans and spiders.
What do the members of the British Antarctic Survey team do in their spare time? Make a horror film, of course.