As the Academy's first Affiliated Artist, Michael Bartalos presents the series of work he's creating using recycled materials from polar research facilities in Antarctica to inspire sustainability worldwide.
January 31, 2019
Antarctica is now the best-mapped continent on Earth.
December 31, 2018
Antarctic fossil sites shed light on the continent’s prehistoric greenery and mass extinction.
November 30, 2018
Newly-discovered cratons point to ancient continents under Antarctic ice.
October 31, 2018
A neutrino is detected in Antarctica. Understanding these ghost particles are revolutionizing astrophysics.
September 24, 2018
Brinicles are polar curiosities, lethal streams, and chemical gardens that could have helped life originate.
August 31, 2018
Antarctica's largest resident land animals are microscopic — and are believed to have survived the last ice age.
July 31, 2018
Antarctic researchers recover two million year-old ice cores, the oldest samples yet discovered.
June 30, 2018
An airborne NASA mission monitors polar ice to better understand its connections to the global climate system.
May 31, 2018
Antarctic notothenioid fish have a natural antifreeze for survival in icy waters. But there may be a downside.
May 30, 2018
A new project monitors Antarctica's waters for insights into fish that survive subzero temperatures.