New Ocean Floats Deepen a Carbon-Cycle Mystery
Science Bouncing Back From a Delayed Start
Researchers Release the Highest Resolution Antarctic Map Ever Produced
An Ecosystem Grows in Antarctica
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday July 26, 2018
A team of researchers has brought home samples of some of the oldest ice ever discovered, more than twice as old as most previous samples. In the remote Ong Valley, the team drilled into a bed of ice - that first fell as snow two million years ago, or more.
Fathoming Life Under the Ice
Features / Operations
Tuesday July 17, 2018
This past austral summer season, two artists who specialize in science communication visited McMurdo Station to begin a multi-media, multi-faceted project with the aim of improving public knowledge of Antarctic marine life.
Neutrinos Point The Way To Cosmic Rays
Science / Space and Atmospheric Physics
Thursday July 12, 2018
Using data gathered by the National Science Foundation- (NSF) funded IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole, scientists have for the first time identified a super massive black hole as the source of some of the highest energy cosmic rays.