lake vostok

Russian scientists finally reach Lake Vostok


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, Russian scientists have announced a major breakthrough in the quest to get to Lake Vostok. The scientists believe that the lake which ... Read more...

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Experts may reach bottom of Antarctic lake in 2014


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists are planning to use robotic probes to reach water layers at the bottom of an ancient sub-glacial lake in Antarctica in 2013-2014.The St. ... Read more...

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Race to reach Antarctica’s buried Lake Vostok ‘nearly over’


February 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Russian scientists are on the brink of revealing the secrets of Lake Vostok - they are left with only 20 meters (164 feet) away to hit their goal ... Read more...

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Source of geysers on Saturns moon Enceladus may be underground water


November 27th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested that the source of plumes of water vapor and ice particles, spewing from geysers on Saturns moon Enceladus, may be an ... Read more...

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Scientists discover life beneath extreme environments


November 18th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have described apparently productive ecosystems in two places where life was not known before, under the Antarctic ice sheet, and above concentrated salt lakes beneath the ... Read more...

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Saturn moon’s mysterious vapour plumes could be key to alien life


March 17th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg (Germany), March 17 (DPA) Scientists on NASA's Cassini mission are counting on the probe's next fly-by to provide them with possible clues to alien life following discovery of water vapour plumes ... Read more...

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Mini model of Antarctic lake gives clues to finding ancient life


February 15th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have developed a mini model of Antarcticas Lake Vostok the worlds largest subglacial lake, which has given clues to the way its waters circulate, and hence on ... Read more...

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Sub-glacial system under Antarctic ice teeming with life


December 28th, 2007 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a complex sub-glacial system under the Antarctic ice, which might be teeming with life in the form of mineral-hungry microbes.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Scientists melt million year old ice in search for ancient microbes


November 27th, 2007 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Scientists have melted ice dating back to a million year from an ancient lake two miles beneath the frozen surface of Antarctica, in search of microorganisms. The research ... Read more...

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