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Researchers Release the Highest Resolution Antarctic Map Ever Produced
Science / Earth
Wednesday October 17, 2018
Researchers at the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Polar Geospatial Center in September released the biggest and most detailed map of Antarctica ever produced.
A South Pole Record
Features / People Profiles
Thursday October 11, 2018
The prospect of spending a winter at the desolate South Pole doesn't appeal to many. It's no small feat for the few dozen hearty souls each year who brave the constant below-freezing temperatures, half a year of darkness and lack of way to fly home for nearly nine months.
An Ecosystem Grows in Antarctica
Science / The Biological World
Wednesday August 29, 2018
Antarctica's native microorganisms are a hearty bunch, able to eke out a living on the planet's coldest, highest, driest, windiest and emptiest continent. But the region wasn't always quite as hospitable as it is today.