Scientists end search for life in underground Antarctic lake

Another mission fails in Antarctica.

Scientists end search for life in underground Antarctic lake

Science Recorder | Julie Capuano | Friday, December 28, 2012

An international team of scientists have reportedly called off a research mission aimed at determining whether life exists in an underground lake in Antarctica. Researchers working on the project cited a number of setbacks, including an attempt to create their first bore hole. The British Antarctic Survey project had intended to drill through the ice using near-boiling water to reach the lake, which they believed to have been sealed off from contact with the surface for as much as half a million years... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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