A study finds that even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapse catastrophically.
When talking of icebergs, the first thing that pops into mind is a triangular structure. But NASA piqued worldwide interest recently after it released images of an iceberg that appears rectangular, with perfectly sharp corners.
When you hear the term “dragon-skin,” ice no-one would blame you if you instantly thought of the Game of Thrones series; however, this is a real phenomenon. Recently, a team of Antarctic scientists observed the bizarre and rare scaly ice…
Central parts of Antarctica’s ice sheet have been stable for millions of years, from a time when conditions were considerably warmer than now, research suggests. The study of mountains in West Antarctica will help scientists improve their predictions of how…
The world’s largest canyon may have just been discovered, sitting beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, and is over twice as long as the Grand Canyon.
Antarctica is a place I have always dreamed of visiting.
Each scene is absolute, stunning perfection. In this majestic short film about life in the cold polar ice caps, we start in the North Pole with all its various wild life and stark back drop of icebergs and endless sky.
Wow, don’t miss what happens at 5:55…as shown here, Dr. Ingrid Visser says orcas are the ultimate predator because they are so smart. The coordination of their hunting methods are impressive.
Two emperor penguins mourn the death of a tiny emperor penguin chick. This is an emotional scene from the excellent BBC series, Penguins–Spy in the Huddle.
I will be working and living at New Zealand’s scientific research station Scott Base; located on Ross Island, Antarctica, from late September 2014 until late November 2014. I’ll share stories, updates, photos (yes, penguins), and increasingly strange journal entries as the oppressive,…