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Southampton Varsity: Antarctica's first whale skeleton found with ...
London, Mar.20 : Marine biologists have, for the first time, found a whale skeleton on the ocean floor near Antarctica, giving new insights into life in the sea depths. The discovery was made almost a mile below the surface in an undersea crater and includes the find of at least nine new species of ...
Kate Upton suffered frostbite on Sports Illustrated shoot in ...
London, Feb. 13 : Kate Upton has revealed that she got frostbite after she shot her second Sports Illustrated cover in Antarctica.
Swimsuit shoot in Antarctica painful: Kate Upton
Los Angeles, Feb 13 : Supermodel Kate Upton says posing for a photoshoot in chilly Antarctica, and that too for a swimsuit special magazine, was a painful experience.
Ozone hole over Antarctica smallest in last decade
Washington, Feb 9 : Satellite images show that the recent ozone hole discovered over Antarctica was the smallest seen in the past decade.
World's saltiest pond may hold clues to water on Mars
Washington, February 8 : A research team led by Brown University geologists has discovered how Antarctica's Don Juan Pond gets the salty water it needs to exist.
How the world's saltiest pond gets its salt
Washington, Feb 8 : The Don Juan Pond in Antarctica's frigid McMurdo Dry Valley is the world's saltiest and unlikeliest water body on the planet.
Penguin spotted in 'dark cold' Antarctica where no living being can ...
Washington, February 6: An Adelie Penguin was photographed at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica by a ESA-sponsored medical research doctor on one of his stopovers on the long voyage to Concordia research station in the heart of the white continent.
Sutapa Joti on her journey to Antarctica
Kolkata, Jan 30 : Sutapa Joti, an Architect and South Eastern Railway employee, started for Antarctica tour in November last year representing herself as the lone Indian tourist.
American drillers reach Antarctica's sub-glacial Lake Whillans
London, Jan. 29: An American attempt to bore down into Lake Whillans, buried almost one kilometer under the Antarctic ice, has achieved its aim.
Super-TIGER smashes 'cosmic-ray' balloon record in Antarctica
Super-TIGER, the balloon carrying the cosmic-ray detector, has set a new record by floating in the air 45 days serenely in the Antarctica.
First samples obtained from sub-glacial Antarctic lake
Russian researchers have obtained the first sample of transparent ice from the water of a unique sub-glacial lake in Antarctica during drilling operations, the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute said.
Adventurers to recreate epic 1916 Shackleton Journey to Antarctica
An adventurer is set to leave Argentina with a crew of five Australian and British explorers to recreate one of the most dangerous and historic boat voyage.
Super-TIGER stalking cosmic rays in Antarctica
It has taken nearly 100 years of detective work to partially solve the cosmic ray mystery.
West Antarctic Ice Sheet warming twice as fast as previously thought
The western part of the Antarctica ice sheet is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought, a new study found.
Kate Upton strips to her undies in Antarctica photo shoot
Kate Upton stripped down to her skivvies for a photo shoot in Antarctica, where the temperature hit 35 below.
'Hidden' Antarctica ice lake may harbour unique microbial life
Scientists in Antarctica are in a race against time to drill through a two-mile-thick ice cap covering a sub-glacial lake that has been cut off from the rest of the world for up to a million years.
Ice flow to ocean offsetting Antarctica's ice gain: Study
A new study shows that a lot of the ice gain in the Antarctic ice sheet due to increased snowfall triggered by climate change is balanced by an acceleration of ice flow to the ocean.
200m year old 'hairy microbe' trapped inside leech cocoon found in ...
A 200 million-year-old hairy microbe has been discovered trapped inside a prehistoric cocoon of a leech in Antarctica.
Researchers discover ancient microbes in Antarctic lake
In one of the most remote lakes of Antarctica, nearly 65 feet beneath the icy surface, scientists from NASA, the Desert Research Institute (DRI) in Reno, Nev., the University of Illinois at Chicago, and nine other institutions, have uncovered a community of bacteria.
Ice loss in both Greenland and Antarctica three times more than ...
The combined rate of melting for the ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica has increased during the last 20 years, an international team of experts has found in a landmark study.
Ice sheet loss at both poles increasing: Study
An international team of experts supported by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) has combined data from multiple satellites and aircraft to produce the most comprehensive and accurate assessment to date of ice sheet losses in Greenland and Antarctica and their contributions to sea level rise.
Hardy bugs thrive in dark, sub-zero Antarctic lake
A community of hardy bugs is thriving in isolated Antarctican water body, in a dark, inhospitable, extremely salty conditions, shows a study.
Humans driving blue whales into Antarctica?
Whaling activities are driving large numbers of the Australian blue whales into Antarctica, currently on the endangered list, shows a study.
India's first disabled skydiver now heads to Antarctica
Sai Prasad Vishwanathan, India's first disabled skydiver who has since childhood suffered a loss of sensation in the lower half of his body, will add another feather to his cap when he goes to Antarctica in 2013.
How huddling penguins keep each other cozy
Self-centeredness is good for penguins that huddle together to avoid Antarctica's icy weather.
NASA's Operation Icebridge resumes flights over Antarctica
Scientists and flight crew members with Operation IceBridge, NASA's airborne mission to study Earth's changing polar ice, are beginning another campaign over Antarctica.
Assam green crusader to join Antarctic expedition
A conservationist from Assam Monday revealed that he has been invited to Antarctica as part of a 15-day International Antarctic Expedition 2013.
Australian rescue plane to assist in Antarctica rescue mission
An Australian rescue plane took off from New Zealand on Wednesday evening to carry out a daring rescue mission in Antarctica, where an American citizen at a research station is in urgent need for surgery, U.S. and Australian officials said.
Palm trees once grew on Antarctica
Antarctica had a subtropical climate, suggest scientists who have pulled up proof that palm trees once grew there.
Antarctica was once a tropical paradise
The chilly continent of Antarctica was once a tropical paradise where palm trees swayed on the green shores, a study has found.