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Treading a Path Taken by Only Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton (Scott Expedition, Antarctica -- Day 81)

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

Today had a bit of magic in it, and we haven't had a day like that for a while down here. The weather was grim when we set out; nearly a complete w...

An Old-Fashioned Antarctic Expedition

Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

Five days ago, adventurer Tim Jarvis set off from Elephant Island, an icy chunk of Antarctica's South Shetlands archipelago, in a 22.5-foot replica o...

Massive Moon Crater May Hold Ice--Or Something Else

Posted 06.21.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 06/20/2012 01:08 PM EDT on SPACE.com A crater on the moon that is a prime target for human exploration may be tanta...

PHOTOS: Penguin Counting And An Antarctic Reunion

Harriet Gordon Getzels | Posted 02.19.2012 | Travel
Harriet Gordon Getzels

Skies are deep gray with clouds as smooth as pearls. Shards of ice glint like treasure chests. The water is uncharacteristically smooth and the icebergs glint psychedelic blue.