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Antarctica's iceberg B-15 will finally melt in the South Atlantic Ocean. Farewell, friend. It's been a crazy, 18-year ride.
A team of scientists spent months flying around East Antarctica to prove that the frozen continent really does have earthquakes.
Scientists have found huge valleys linking the smaller West Antarctic Ice Sheet to the massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet, hidden deep under the ice.
Llanocetus denticrenatus lived about 34 million years ago. It was big. It was an early ancestor of modern humpbacks and blue whales. And it had teeth.
Just over a century after the polar explorer's Endurance sank, another scientific expedition will search of the wreck.
When you imagine an Antarctic glacier melting, you probably envision great walls of ice avalanching into the ocean. This is certainly happening — but it's only half the story.
For some NASA scientists, the extreme environments they study aren't on a distant planet or moon — they're right here on Earth.
A popular YouTube channel is trying to convince viewers that photos of an avalanche on an island near Antarctica depict an alien spaceship crash site.
Scientists on their way to investigate a mysterious region of Antarctica’s seafloor, hidden by thick ice for 120,000 years, have run into an obstacle: too much ice.
Iceberg A-68, which broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica, takes center stage in newly released footage.