Researchers discovered an uncharted island beneath melting Antarctic ice. Its rocky underbelly could hold clues to the continent's response to climate change.
Blood-red algae is blooming in Antarctica, leading to plains of creepy 'watermelon snow' across Galindez Island.
A billion years ago, this green seaweed likely produced oxygen and provided shelter for other organisms.
A research station off Antarctica's northern tip just reported a new record-high temperature of 69.35 degrees Fahrenheit (20.75 degrees Celsius).
A huge chunk of ice twice the size of Washington, D.C., just broke off of Antarctica's Pine Island glacier, continuing a troubling trend that could signify glacial collapse.
Solar super-storms capable of damaging electric grids and satellite networks may be much more common than previously thought, a study of Earth's oldest geomagnetic index suggests.
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