Topic: Ernest Shackleton
A team of researchers found that the wood-eating mollusks that disintegrate doomed ships elsewhere in the world are seemingly absent in the Antarctic.
A team of MIT researchers found ice may make up 22 percent of the material on the moon's quite bright crater floor.
The interiors of polar craters on the moon are in nearly perpetual darkness, making them cold traps that researchers have long suspected might be home to vast amounts of frozen water and thus key candidates for human exploration.
'Race to the End of the Earth,' the new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York, recounts the momentous and deadly race between two explorers to be the first to reach the South Pole.
06/09/2010 11:47 am
Passengers on an 'Arctic expedition' cruise in late June hoped to see ice. And did they!
02/06/2008 12:00 am