Antarctica Explorers Discover 100-year-old Negatives in Box in Ice Block

Antarctica Explorers Discover 100-year-old Negatives in Box in Ice Block

Antarctica explorers have discovered photo negatives that are nearly 100 years of age, located inside a box. There were 22 unexposed and unprocessed negatives which had been taken by the group’s photographer. They were found in an old check-up hut preserved in a block of ice. Back in 1915, an ill-fated voyage which was called […]

Icebreaker Turns Back From Stranded Ship

Icebreaker Turns Back From Stranded Ship

Chinese icebreaker Xue Long has had to turn back from it’s attempt to rescue a stranded Russian scientific ship. The Russian ship, the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, has been stuck in ice since Tuesday. It had been making its way around Commonwealth Bay when it became trapped in ice flows that had been pushed in by […]

Antarctica’s Lake Ellsworth: UK Team Will Drill for Million-Year-Old Microbial Life

Prof. Martin Siegert of the University of Bristol, England, will lead a team of British scientists, engineers, and support staff in the search for million-year-old bacteria deeply embedded in the subglacial ice of Lake Ellsworth, Antarctica. The technology involved to accommodate the extreme temperatures in Antarctica is absolutely amazing. Numerous instruments and power tool assemblies […]