Researchers have discovered a giant trench, deeper than the Grand Canyon, buried beneath the Antarctic ice. Newcastle University
The 52 passangers from the Akademik Shokalskiy, the ship that had been trapped in Antarctic ice for nearly 10 days, have now been rescued. Image © Andrew Peacock
Lenticular clouds are a type of wave cloud. They usually form when a layer of air near the surface encounters a topographic barrier, gets pushed upward, and flows over it as a series of atmospheric gravity waves. Image © Michael Studinger. Caption by Adam Voiland
The IceCube neutrino observatory, a special made telescope buried at the South Pol, has just detected extremely high-energy neutrinos. The elementary particles that originate outside our solar system.
These are some of the Research Stations, the habitable structures, at the End of the world, specially built to sustain the extreme climate conditions of South and North Poles. Halley VI Research Station: Ice Lab commissioned by British Council and curated by The Arts Catalyst. A. Dubber, British Antarctic Survey (Photo: A. Dubber)