Log In

Not a Coast Insider Member? Sign up

First Look Under Ross Ice Shelf

article's image

Scientists at Georgia Tech have gotten their first glimpse of the creatures that live under the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica thanks to a new type of robotic probe. Dubbed Icefin, the submersible craft was launched down a 12-inch diameter hole bored through 65 feet of ice and into several hundred feet of freezing water. Video footage from the vehicle shows sea stars, sponges and anemones living on the ocean bottom. The researchers think the technology developed for Icefin could one day assist in the search for life on Jupiter's moon, Europa. Check out the video here.

Last Night

Douglas James Cottrell discussed his intuitive abilities, remote viewing, and conducted a live on-air RV experiment. Followed by author Marty Leeds, who talked about the mystical and mathematical properties of language.

More »


Full Schedule »


Sign up for our free CoastZone e-newsletter to receive exclusive daily articles.


Content Goes Here