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.

Antarctic expedition seeks unique forms of life

A British engineering team will next week head off to Antarctica in an attempt to understand more about the evolution of life on Earth and other planets.