The lure of Terra Australis Incognita begins with the Ancient Greeks and ends with modern cruise ships.
A brief introduction to the land of the midnight sun.
Humpbacks, minkes, and orcas are often sighted in the nutrient-rich Antarctic waters.
Living along the continental coastline of Antarctica are the emperors and the Ad�lies.
Four times over 100-plus years, major initiatives have brought together scientists from around the globe to collaboratively study the poles.
The nearly ice-free Dry Valleys are an Antarctic anomaly, and Earth's closest equivalent to Mars.
"Mac Town," the first stop for many scientists in Antarctica, is the same as any town���only different.
Scientists dig under the surface for clues to past climate
Exploring the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans
Listen to the sound of a rainstorm – anytime, anywhere.
Will the "real" South Pole please stand up?
Remote sensing allows geologists to peek under the ice – and find a big surprise.
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