The RRS Discovery was the first ship designed specifically for scientific research and conducted the first research in Antarctica under Robert Falcon Scott
Fieldwork planned for this year on the wrecks of HMS Terror and HMS Erebus has been postponed until summer 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After years of struggling to address atrocities committed against indigenous people under Canadian colonial rule, the first national commemoration day honoring the victims is being observed today.
The life of Richard Evelyn Byrd followed orderly military paths: Born in 1888 in Winchester, Virginia, USA, into one of the richest families in the state, he graduated from military school and served as a naval officer in Canadian waters during the First World War. In 1917, Byrd began flight training and became an avid […]
Currently, an expedition is searching for sunken radioactive objects in the Arctic Ocean. The nuclear reactor of the submarine K-190 was found.
A research team has traced the amazing life journey of an Arctic woolly mammoth that covered an incredible distance during its migrations.
William Baffin was an English navigator and explorer. He is best known for his attempt to find a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific as early as 1615.
Japan claims that a Japanese expedition visited West Antarctica in 1911-1912 and therefore claims the area between the 80th and 150th parallel. Longitude.
Urs Stoller passed away in June 2021 as a result of a COVID-19 infection. He worked as a helicopter pilot in Greenland for 36 years and, as an enthusiastic photographer, left behind some 1,800 photographs of the country and its people.
How she managed to support herself and her three children while her husband went off into the unknown, we don’t really know.
The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust is planning an expedition to locate, survey and film the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary ship “Endurance”.
A memorial plaque to the first Swiss in Antarctica, Dr Xavier Mertz, has been unveiled in Hobart Harbour.
Archaeologists have used DNA analysis to identify the remains of a participant in the Franklin expedition and matched them to John Gregory.
Josephine Peary is considered the first white woman to winter in the Arctic. She was the wife of Robert E. Peary, whom she actively supported in his attempts to reach the North Pole.
The conquest of the North Pole was highly contested in the 1920s. Arguments, insults and mishaps were part of the daily routine.
He had no experience with the Arctic. But he knew how to wage war. Adolphus Greely joined the army at the age of 17 and was severely wounded three times.
Although the small nuclear reactor at the SM-1A plant at Fort Greely in Alaska, last provided power in 1972 and was then mothballed, its dismantling is planned only now.
January marked the anniversary of the death of Dr. Xavier Mertz. He was the first Swiss to set foot to Antarctica. The crew member of the 1911-1914 expedition met a bad end in the perpetual ice.
A team of researchers has discovered a huge impact crater in Antarctica with the help of satellites. This could be the largest meteorite crater on Earth.
Until recently, it was generally assumed that life was no longer possible below a water depth of 500 metres.
February 22, 1904 is a memorable day in Argentine polar exploration. That’s when Argentina took over the “Orcadas” station and has held it since that date.
Scientists sequenced DNA from the teeth of mammoths. These are said to be up to 1.6 million years old and probably belong to a new species of mammoth.
The “Vernadsky Research Base” celebrated the 25th anniversary. In 1996, Ukrainian polar explorers raised their flag over the former British “Faraday Station” for the first time.
Archaeologists found centuries-old glass beads in the Brooks Range that were made in Venice and probably came to Alaska overland.