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Antarctica ice may be hiding some other 'ice' -- diamonds

Antarctica might have a new kind of ice — diamonds might exist there, a new study finds, The finding, detailed online Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, suggests the gems could be found on every continent, researchers say. Diamonds form under ...

Global warming paradox: More sea ice around Antarctica in winter, study says

OSLO, Norway - Global warming is expanding the extent of sea ice around Antarctica in winter in a paradoxical shift caused by cold plumes of summer melt water that re-freeze fast when temperatures drop, according to a study unveiled Sunday. An increasing ...

Antarctica's hidden Lake Vostok found to teem with life

Lake Vostok, Antarctica's biggest and deepest subsurface lake, might contain thousands of different kinds of tiny organisms — and perhaps bigger fish as well, researchers report. More than 3,500 different DNA sequences were identified in samples ...

Antarctica, Greenland ice definitely melting into sea, and speeding up, experts warn

"This improved certainty allows us to say definitively that both Antarctica and Greenland have been losing ice," lead author Andrew Shepherd of the University of Leeds in Britain, told reporters. Not only that, but the pace has tripled from the 1990s ...

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Antarctica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 19, 2014

Antarctica [Note 1] is Earth's southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole. It is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern ...

Cool Antarctica, pictures of Antarctica, facts and travel ...

Updated April. 19, 2014

Cool Antarctica, Learn about Antarctica, information and travel guide

The Antarctic - Lonely Planet

Updated April. 17, 2014

Book Antarctica travel guide Preserved for peace and science, this ice-crowned continent offers inspiration, adventure and perspective. Wildlife roams freely ...

Antarctica Map / Map of Antarctica - Facts about ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

A guide to Antarctica including a map of Antarctica and facts and information about Antarctica and the Antarctic circle.