Ivan Papanin was a Soviet polar explorer and led the expedition, in which people probably entered the North Pole for the first time in 1937.
Alfred Wegener was a meteorologist and polar and geoscientist. His most important contribution is his theory of continental shift.
Over the next few years, ROSATOM plans to lift six of the most radioactive objects in the Kara and Barents Seas.
A secret project of the U.S. military from ‘Cold War’ times and the toxic waste hidden in it could soon be a topic of discussion.
Scientists are working to recover the well-preserved skeleton of a woolly mammoth from a lake in northern Siberia.
Edith “Jackie” Ronne was the first woman to take part in an Antarctic expedition with her husband Finn Ronne, to work there and overwinter.