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.
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.
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.
Complete with 360-degree panoramic views of glaciers, penguins, and exploration outposts, Google's Street View brings the South Pole to armchair explorers.
What do the members of the British Antarctic Survey team do in their spare time? Make a horror film, of course.
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.
After breaking from Antarctica, the massive iceberg could drift toward South America and threaten shipping lanes.
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.
Not content with bringing us depictions of Antarctica and oceans around the world, Google has added a tour of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
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.