Multiple NASA satellites have captured images of the dramatic and long-awaited birth of one of the largest icebergs ever recorded, which broke off an Antarctic ice shelf this week.
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The calving of a massive iceberg from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf progressed rapidly in recent months, growing from a crack that first appeared in 2010.
A huge crack in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to calve a Delaware-size iceberg. Here's a look at the gorgeous, yet collapsing, ice sheet.
Scientists have estimated the size of the soon-to-be iceberg calving off Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf.
Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is speeding up, indicating that a massive iceberg could break off, or calve, anytime now.
The bright-yellow submersible famously known as Boaty McBoatface has collected "unprecedented data" in Antarctica on its maiden voyage, according to a team of researchers who conducted the mission.
The Larsen C ice shelf is about to calve one of the biggest icebergs on record. And space agency satellites are watching.
Collaborations among paleontologists, museum exhibit developers and artists offer a glimpse of how Antarctic dinosaurs might have appeared in life.
Adélie penguins in Antarctica nest in large colonies, and these groupings leave behind massive poop stains on the icy landscape — marks that are so large they can be tracked by satellites.
Winter has descended on Antarctica. Even as cold and darkness blankets the bottom of the world, the region's most watched ice shelf is is continuing its epic breakdown.
Much of the Antarctic continent is threaded with rivers, pools and streams of melting drainage water, which could mean the continent is more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought.
A volcano on Antarctica's Deception Island nearly wiped out one of the continent's largest and oldest penguin populations ... not once but three times throughout history.