Antarctica

Antarctic Mash

DJ Spooky cranks up the beat with field recordings from Antarctica as part of a multimedia performance to illustrate an "environment under duress."

Environment

Carol Diebel

Carol Diebel, the Director of Natural Environment at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Center, talks about the rare colossal squid captured off the coast of Antarctica that her lab is about to dissect.

Environment

Martin Riddle

Scientist Martin Riddle talks to Faith about his recent discovery of several new kinds of giant deep sea creatures on the ocean floor off Antarctica.

Environment

Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with paleontologist Paul Sereno from the University of Chicago about his discovery of a new kind of dinosaur fossil. The discovery took place in Africa's Sahara Desert -- which is the answer to today's Geo Quiz.

Geoquiz

Our daily geography quiz. What time is it at the South Pole in Antarctica?

Geo Answer

Today's answer takes us to Antarctica...where many countries with research stations set their own time. At the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, it's

Space Survival

A team of University of Arizona scientists use hydroponics ?a self-sustaining watering system ?to grow plants in a greenhouse designed for Mars.

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An unexpected challenge on Antarctica: Measuring snowfall

The amount of snowfall is an important parameter used in modeling how the Antarctic continent’s mass of ice will change in the coming decades. As the planet warms, the margins of the continent are melting three times faster than just one decade ago.