Earth is basically a gigantic cosmic dustbin.
Circular currents could block warm water from reaching Antarctica.
40 million-year-old fossils reveal a ribbiting history.
The icy continent is already at risk of a full-on meltdown.
Antarctica is cold and desolate—and that’s why it’s so appealing to researchers.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Seals and robots are on the case.
The thawing will likely continue for decades.
This bizarre phenomenon could better predict how quickly the planet’s ice is melting into the ocean.
The bottom of the world could get down to -145 degrees this month.
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