British Antarctic Survey

Stunning New Atlas Shows The Polar Seafloor Like We’ve Never Seen It

Stunning New Atlas Shows The Polar Seafloor Like We’ve Never Seen It

An unprecedented collaboration involving 20 countries, 75 institutions and over 250 marine geologists has yielded a new atlas that’s providing our best glimpse yet of the seafloor at both polar regions of the planet. The images are of significant scientific value, but they’re also quite beautiful.

The Power Went Out At This Antarctic Research Station While It Was -55C

The Power Went Out At This Antarctic Research Station While It Was -55C

It’s been a very, very cold winter in Antarctica, with scientists reporting record lows all over the continent. Which makes the fact that researchers living on the Brunt Ice Shelf lost power for 19 hours even scarier. Today, the British Antarctic Survey announced it’s halting all science until the situation…