Antarctic Lake Holds Life—Under 50 Feet of Ice

Long-buried lake teeming with bacteria

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 28, 2012 2:48 AM CST

(Newser) – Hopes of finding life elsewhere in our solar system have been boosted by a find in one of the least hospitable places on the planet. Researchers who drilled into Lake Vida, a salty lake buried under a 50-foot-thick sheet of ice in Antarctica, have found...   Read full story »


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