Russian scientists’ drilling reaches giant freshwater lake under Antarctica

February 8, 2012 at 3:32 am in Grand Forks Herald

After more than two decades of drilling in Antarctica, Russian scientists have reached the surface of a gigantic freshwater lake hidden under miles of ice for some 20 million years a lake that may hold life from the distant past and clues to the search for life on other planets. “It’s a meeting with the unknown,” a researcher said. Continue Reading