Antarctic drilling project called off

The ambitious attempt to drill through two miles of ice to reach an Antarctic lake has been called off, following problems with the boiler used to heat water for drilling.

Antarctic drilling project hits major problem

An ambitious attempt to drill deep into an Antarctic lake buried by two miles of ice has run into major difficulties.

Distinction between offshore wind and oil drilling confuses republicans

Here’s one you might not believe.

Ship aims to sample deepest-ever life

A Japanese deep sea drilling vessel, Chikyu, yesterday set a new world record, by drilling down over 2,111 meters below the seafloor to collect rock samples.

Scientists to drill buried Antarctic lake

A team of four British engineers has completed the first stage of an ambitious project to explore an Antarcic lake.

Journey to the center of the Earth?

Geologists have embarked upon an ambitious project to drill through the earth's crust and extract a sample of the mantle.