A worryingly large rift in one of the Antarctic's biggest ice shelves has been continuing to grow.
A peculiar 151-mile-wide anomaly is believed to lie beneath a region of Antarctica known as Wilkes Land.
A large hole in the King Baudoin ice shelf has challenged what we know of the East Antarctic ice sheet.
The Apollo 11 astronaut fell ill just after becoming the oldest person ever to visit the South Pole.
An eagle-eyed Internet user has spotted some peculiar pyramid-shaped structures on Google Earth.
Palaeontologists have unearthed the fossil remains of a gigantic Cretaceous-era ocean predator.
A large hole in the Earth's protective ozone layer is finally starting to show signs of healing up.
A sick worker has had to be rescued from a remote research station in Antarctica in the middle of winter.
A new NASA study has called in to question what we know of global warming and rising sea levels.
A UFO researcher in Russia has found what he believes to be a UFO in Antarctica using Google Earth.
A snapshot of the past has been found in the form of a bubble frozen in the Antarctic ice.
A unique ecosystem discovered 1,000ft underground may increase the odds of finding life on other worlds.
German scientists have discovered what may be the impact site of a meteorite that struck 11 years ago.
A notebook belonging to a member of Robert Scott's Antarctic expedition team has been found in the ice.
Far from disappearing, sea ice surrounding the Antarctic continent has been increasing in recent years.
So much ice has melted in Antarctica that it has had a measurable effect on Earth's gravitational pull.
Researchers in Antarctica have revealed the discovery of a whole ecosystem living beneath the pack ice.
The 13 staff members at Halley Research Station in Antarctica have been attempting to fix their heating.
A huge subglacial trench deeper than the Grand Canyon has been discovered hidden beneath the Antarctic.
A new species of sea anemone has been found that clings to the underside of Antarctica's ice sheets.