South Pole

Jupiter's south pole: Nasa's latest release shows breathtaking images of the planet captured by Juno

The images were captured by Juno as the spacecraft completed its tenth close flyby of the planet.<p>Juno is orbiting Jupiter right now and Nasa has just …

Space Exploration

Jupiter’s Swirling South Pole

This image of Jupiter’s swirling south polar region was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it neared completion of its tenth close flyby of the …

Antarctica

Chinese scientists find microplastics in South Pole for the 1st time

Chinese researchers on an Antarctic expedition have found microplastics near the South Pole, lending scientific weight to rising calls across the …

News (China)

Life

One NASA comm system doesn't just enable data from spacecraft to reach Earth – it provides internet and even telemedicine to researchers at the South …

Telehealth

20 percent of nation predicted to be below zero Saturday morning

It's one thing to be below freezing; it's another to go below zero. But 20 percent of the nation is expected to drop below the zero mark Saturday …

Weather

British father and son trek to the South Pole using only renewable energy

<b>A British father and son are planning to reach the South Pole using only renewable energy – the first expedition of its type.</b><p>Veteran explorer Robert …

Fatherson

Deep freeze: Edmonton colder than North Pole and South Pole

Temperatures are expected to rise to –9 C on Monday, and remain relatively warm for the rest of the week<p>Edmontonians sick of the teeth-chattering …

Climate Change

Qobin completes South Pole expedition, enters history books

PUTRAJAYA: National explorer Muhammad Muqharabbin Mokhtarrudin, fondly known as “Qobin”, completed his history-making expedition by reaching point 90 …

Antarctica

Our January/February Issue: Fighting FOMO

How fear of missing out fuels our overextended lives, and why the South Pole holds clues to the solution. Even for a five-year-old, my son has big …

Friedrich Nietzsche

DEFENCE DAILY: UK Receives 14th F-35B And "Ice Maidens" Reach South Pole

<b>UK Takes 14th F-35B Delivery</b><p>The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning Two.<p>The jet - which is set to operate from the brand-new Queen …

South Carolina

Video: To the South Pole with the Energy Challenge Team

I've written about Rob and Barney Swan a couple of times during the current Antarctic expedition season, but this video does a good jog of sharing …

Antarctica

Antarctica 2017: Maidens Halfway to the Pole and the Challenges of Going Solo

The 2017 Antarctic expedition season continues to unfold at the bottom of the world. Unlike our last update, most of the skiers are now reporting …

Outdoors

Polar explorer given special access to legend's RRS Discovery cabin

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A cabin inhabited by one of the country’s most intrepid explorers on his way to the South Pole opened its doors to a …

Antarctica

Polite Bandit Admits To Robbing Same Station 4 Times, West Hartford Police Say

Sixty-two-year-old Robert Escobar wrote “please” on robbery notes and readily admitted when confronted by detectives that he committed four …

Crime

Antarctica 2017: Father-Son Team Skiing to the South Pole for Clean Energy

We've been following some ambitious expeditions across the Antarctic already this season, but now we can add another one to the list. A father and …

Fatherson

South Pole selfie demos deep space communications

What do selfies from the South Pole have to do with deep space missions? Quite a lot, actually. On November 20, NASA used a selfie taken outside …

Science

South Pole on high-end Chinese tourists’ bucket lists – with trips costing US$100,000

As a tour guide for wealthy Chinese tourists, I have heard polar guides exclaiming, “We really don’t understand why tourists want to go to the South …

News (China)

Andy Murray's Brother-in-Law Is Trying to Set an 'Incredible' Record at the South Pole

Here's what he'll face on the record-breaking trip.<p>Tennis great Andy Murray isn't the only one in the family who is cool under pressure.<p>Murray's …

Travel

Welcome to the South Pole Saloon: Brixton’s festive rooftop wonder

Santa may be diligently vetting your naughty v nice credentials up at the North Pole, but down south they know that you can have both.<p>Yep, the …

London

If Life is Like Water, Then it is Abundant in The Universe

Courtesy of Nasa at https://www.nasa.gov<p>The only truth of which we can be certain with regard to life in the universe is that Earth is surely …

Planets

Antarctica 2017: Delays, Starts, and Whiteouts on the Frozen Continent

The Antarctic expedition is in full swing now, and with another aircraft scheduled to arrive at the Union Glacier camp tomorrow, we could have even …

Frozen

Explorers bid to become first to reach South Pole using only green power

A father-and-son team are bidding to be the first to reach the South Pole using only renewable energy.<p>Robert Swan and his son, Barney, 23, want to show green solutions can work in extreme conditions and provide a viable alternative to fossil fuels during their eight-week, 600-mile …

News

Antarctica 2017: Weather Keeps Expeditions Grounded

Just a quick update from the Antarctic today, where weather is delaying the start of some of the expeditions. While both the Ice Maidens and …

Antarctica

This 16-year-old Melbourne student is set to make history as the youngest person ever to complete the ‘Polar hat-trick’

Hearing her friends talk excitedly about their holiday plans hasn’t been easy for Jade Hameister. The 16-year-old Melbourne student will be leaving …

Antarctica

Antarctica 2017: The Spectre Expedition is a Different Kind of Polar Journey

With the Antarctic expedition season now ramping up, we'll no doubt see a number of interesting projects unfold over the next few months. One of …

Outdoors

Captain Scott 'selfie' taken after his team's failed bid to be first to South Pole goes on sale

A photo of adventurer Captain Robert Scott and his team after they were beaten to first place in an expedition to the South Pole could fetch …

Buzz Aldrin

Iconic 'selfie' taken by Captain Scott's doomed South Pole expedition with trigger camera expected to fetch thousands at auction

A "selfie" taken by explorer Captain Scott's team after they arrived at the South Pole to discover the Norwegians had beaten them to it is going …

Selfies

Powering Saturn's Active Ocean Moon

Heat from friction could power hydrothermal activity on Saturn's moon Enceladus for billions of years if the moon has a highly porous core, according …

Space Exploration

The desperation, loneliness and terror of a woman's epic solo cycle to the South Pole

As avalanche after avalanche crashed down the mountains before her, polar cyclist Maria Leijerstam realised the danger she was in.<p>She was heading for …

Antarctica

9 of the Best Winter Rooftops

Just because the nights are darker and the air is colder doesn’t mean that London closes all its rooftops. This winter you’ll find rooftop …

London