Latest Blood Falls Stories
Caused by the leakage of iron-oxide brine, Blood Falls is a five-story tall Antarctic phenomenon that literally looks like a bleeding glacier. An international team of researchers recently tapped into the source of that brine, a reservoir that has sat there for millennia, and is currently set to begin testing the samples they extracted.
NSF partners with international team to gather new information on hidden environments and past climate conditions in Antarctica.
Scientists have once again found cause to marvel at the brilliant tenacity of life.
Two recent discoveries in astrobiology challenge many of our assumptions about an integrated biological community on Earth.
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.