Tagged: Atlas Fracture

Will this robot sub find the Atlas Fracture?

Scientists from the UK, USA and Australia are using a sonar equipped robot sub to measure Antarctic ice shelves from the underside. Will this little robot swim under the Ross ice shelf and find...

Is the Atlas Fracture in this video?

Check out this video shot by Enrico Sacchetti at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica, at the Italian Mario Zucchelli Research Station. Gorgeous views of Antarctica and possibly a view of the deadly Atlas Fracture?

Have scientists discovered the Atlas Fracture?

A story in the British paper The Telegraph details recent discoveries of vast water flows under Antarctic ice caps. These water flows, some of which are 250 meters deep reportedly flow out under the...

It all begins: subglacial life brought to surface

According to a story on Huffington Post, the Lake Whillans expedition may have broken the seal on unknown nasties: “Scientists have the first hints of life from a lake long trapped beneath tons of...