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Lake Vostok Antarctica

Ancient Icy Lake Teeming With Complex Life?

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

Microbes that live inside fish intestines are among the array of life that appear to have been found in ice drilled from above Lake Vostok, the deepe...

Never-Before-Seen Life Found In Remote Lake

| Posted 03.11.2013 | Science

UPDATE: March 11 -- International news agency Interfax is reporting that the scientists' announcement was premature, and that their samples were all c...

Race Is On To Find Life Under Antarctic Ice Sheet

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2012 | Green

* Russian expedition says broke through to lake on Feb. 5 * Scientists suspect lake hides unknown life forms * Say harsh...

Life In Antarctic Lake? It's Everywhere Else

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — If scientists find microbes in a frigid lake two miles beneath the thick ice of Antarctica, it will illustrate once again that som...

Russians Reach Antarctic Lake Hidden Below 2 Miles Of Ice

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 02.09.2012 | Green

After drilling into Lake Vostok for over two decades, Russian scientists have confirmed that they reached the mysterious freshwater lake that was seal...

Russia Reaches Antarctica's Lake Hidden For Millions Of Years

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 04.09.2012 | Green

MOSCOW (AP) — Opening a scientific frontier miles under the Antarctic ice, Russian experts drilled down and finally reached the surface of a giganti...

Scientists Reportedly Reach Lake Hidden For Millions Of Years

Posted 02.07.2012 | Green

After over 20 years of drilling through two miles of glacial ice, Russian scientists have reportedly penetrated the surface of Antarctica's largest su...

Scientists Within 40 Feet Of Antarctic Lake Buried Under Millions Of Years Of Ice

Posted 02.02.2012 | Green

Deep beneath miles of Antarctic ice lies a large freshwater lake that will soon be exposed for the first time in millions of years. Lake Vostok, wh...