The South Pole is one of the planet's last frontiers, but scientists are uncovering it inch by inch. New research unearths three immense subglacial valleys buried under the ice sheets of Antarctica.
Nearly 700 seasonal meltwater systems of interconnected channels, ponds and braided streams found in Antarctica.
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon was airlifted from the South Pole after his sickness worsened upon arriving in Antarctica.
Data from the log books of the "Heroes of the Antarctic Exploration" may provide evidence that the area of sea ice surrounding Antarctica in the far south has experienced very little changes in size in a century.
NASA IceBridge data shows the alarming retreat of ice sheets in the Antarctic region.
Gamma ray bursts and supernovae often occur outside the Earth's galaxy, but is it possible for these distant events to cause destruction in the planet - maybe even cause mass extinction? Scientists take a closer look.
NASA is studying the effect of extreme weather conditions to astronauts so the findings can be applied to future deep space explorations such as the journey to Mars.
Two patients working in a facility on the South Pole was rescued in a dangerous rescue mission. The patients need medical treamtment not available on the facility and were flown to Chile.