On Friday, scientists at institutions in Australia and the United States had published a set of unprecedented ocean observations about the largest glacier in the one of the largest ice sheet in the world, the Totten glacier in East Antarctica. Their findings reveal one of the world’s greatest fears -- Totten is melting from below.
NASA and USGS are using a real-time ice sheet viewing process in order to study the factors that influence the movement of glaciers and ice sheets towards the sea.
A new study conducted by researchers from Belgium and the Netherlands revealed that the ice shelf in the eastern peninsula of Antarctica is not as stable or pristine as previously thought.
The next 35 years is a very crucial stage in the survival of polar bears.
Remnants from the formation of the Solar System, called cosmic dust, was collected from the first time in major cities in the world including Paris.
Blue clouds, also known as night-shining clouds or Noctilucent clouds, are a normal occurrence that happens during late November or early December, particularly in Antarctica. Yet, surprisingly, the appearance of these blue clouds came a bit early. According to NASA, this is a new phenomenon.
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon was airlifted from the South Pole after his sickness worsened upon arriving in Antarctica.
NASA has launched the Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign with the goal of investigating the density and the chemicals in the environment between stars.
The internet has been in a frenzy as photos of alleged "pyramids" spread through the web, leading many fanatics to believe that Antarctica may have a hidden and undiscovered ancient civilization. Looking eerily familiar and similar to pyramids in Egypt, is it really possible that these "pyramids" are man-made?
Just after the news that the year 2016 is the hottest year on record, there is now news that the global sea ice is at its record low for both the Arctic and Antarctica combined. According to scientists, the measured amount of sea ice is lower than any November records from previous years. However, experts have indicated that this should not YET be a cause for alarm.
US Secretary of State John Kerry visit to Antarctica is a milestone for climate change scientists and activists alike elated. It was, however, cut short, as the results of the 2016 US Elections came out.
NASA and two institutions have renewed their search for Antarctic meteorites to learn more about the earliest building blocks of the solar system and Earth’s moon and neighboring planets.
Yes, you’ve caused a sizable chunk of the Arctic to melt into the warm ocean.
Ross Sea will become the world's largest marine protected area. The new marine protected area (MPA) will be established in a 600,000 square miles of the waters of the Ross Sea, which is considered to be one of the most pristine ecosystems in the world.