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antarctica

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Antarctica may hide cosmic secrets in a layer of meteorites just below its surface

The majority of meteorites have been collected in Antarctica, but an even bigger treasure trove holding the solar system's mysteries may be trapped within reach.

By February 17, 2016

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Icefin robot: Today, exploring Antarctica's depths. Tomorrow, Jupiter's moon?

As part of a NASA-funded program, a needle-like robotic vehicle is plunging the icy depths at our planet's poles. Jupiter's moon Europa could be next.

By April 3, 2015

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Antarctica penguin pics beamed by satellite

In honor of World Penguin Day, tech firm Cambridge Consultants announces a plan to use Raspberry-Pi-equipped cameras to help labs keep an eye on penguins in real time.

By April 25, 2014

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Google Maps visits Antarctica's snowy landscape

Complete with 360-degree panoramic views of glaciers, penguins, and exploration outposts, Google's Street View brings the South Pole to armchair explorers.

By July 17, 2012

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First horror film shot entirely in Antarctica

What do the members of the British Antarctic Survey team do in their spare time? Make a horror film, of course.

By October 21, 2012

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Explore Antarctica with Google Street View

Exploring far-flung places keeps getting easier, thanks to the power of the internet. Google has now launched panoramic images from Antarctica in Street View.

By July 17, 2012

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Scientists tracking iceberg twice size of Atlanta

After breaking from Antarctica, the massive iceberg could drift toward South America and threaten shipping lanes.

By November 14, 2013

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Tsunami broke off Manhattan-size bits of Antarctica

The Sulzberger Ice Shelf calved icebergs the size of Manhattan after it was hit by the March 11 tsunami that devastated Japan, 8,000 miles away.

By August 9, 2011

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Check out NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Street View

Not content with bringing us depictions of Antarctica and oceans around the world, Google has added a tour of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

By August 2, 2012

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NASA scopes out Antarctica's ice (photos)

Operation Ice Bridge has wrapped up its fall mission to collect data as scientists seek a better understanding of how melting in that region could affect global sea levels.

15 Images By November 26, 2009