Earth's looming 'magnetic poles flip' may happen sooner than expected
Earth's looming 'magnetic poles flip' may happen sooner than expected

Scientists have recently warned that the Earth's magnetic field could switch, causing what is known as north and south to turn upside down and it may happen sooner than previously expected.

UK schoolboy becomes world`s youngest to trek South Pole

A 16-year-old British schoolboy has set a world record for the youngest person ever to trek to the South Pole, completing the gruelling 1,129km journey in just 48 days.

British teen claims new South Pole trek record

A 16-year-old British schoolboy has become the youngest person ever to trek to the South Pole, his team said.

British adventurer becomes first person to cycle to South Pole

In an astonishing feat, a British woman has become the first person in the world to cycle to the South Pole beating two male rivals.

19-yr-old sets record for fastest Antarctic to South Pole trek

A 19-year-old student in UK has set a new world record for the fastest journey from the coast of Antarctica to the south pole, after completing the arduous trek in just 18 days.

Prince Harry`s South Pole race cancelled, but trek goes on

A race to the South Pole involving Britain`s Prince Harry and teams of injured troops has been cancelled due to safety concerns, organisers said today, but the veterans will trek on together to the globe`s most southerly point.

Prince Harry in Antarctica, to begin trek to South Pole

Prince Harry has arrived in Antarctica ahead of a nearly 322-kilometre difficult trek to the South Pole to raise money for injured army veterans.

Britain`s Prince Harry heading for South Pole trek

Britain`s Prince Harry was due to arrive in South Africa today as he makes his way to Antarctica for a gruelling trek to the South Pole.

Polar explorer on first green expedition to South Pole

Robert Swan, the first person to have walked to the North and South poles, is on a Green Mission this time.

World’s first-ever Moon’s South Pole mission in 2016?

Two private companies plan to put a telescope called International Lunar Observatory (ILO) atop a lunar mountain as early as 2016, with an aim to help the humankind understand the astrophysics better.

Prince Harry to `race to South Pole` with wounded

Prince Harry has announced that he will be taking part in a 208-mile race across Antarctica with a team of wounded British servicemen and women in November and December.

Prince Harry says he`ll beat US to South Pole

Prince Harry says he will take part in a race to the South Pole, leading a team of wounded British military personnel against counterparts from Australia, Canada, and the United States.

South Pole turning into waste dump

The South Pole is turning into a waste dump, with leftovers from experimental set-ups slowly decomposing. Mounds of rubbish, discarded oil cans, car batteries and some dangerous chemicals litter the South Pole.

Iranian Navy to expand presence to South Pole

The Iranian navy is planning to extend its presence in international waters near the South Pole, Navy chief Rear Adm. Habibollah Sayyari said.

Giant observatory comes up 8,000 feet beneath Antarctic

The world`s strangest observatory has come up 8,000 feet beneath the Antarctic ice at South Pole.

Indian scientists hoist Tricolour at South Pole

Braving sub-zero temperatures, a team of Indian scientists hoisted the tri-colour at South Pole.

India launches its first South Pole expedition Monday

India`s first expedition ever to S-Pole, will study climate change effects.

Is El Nino causing ice to melt at South Pole?

Scientists believe that the climate phenomenon El Nino may be causing ice at the South Pole to melt.

India to flag off its first scientific visit to South Pole

Experiments involving geomorphology including movements of tectonic plates are being planned.

First Indian woman to ski to South Pole

Reena Kaushal on Thursday became the first Indian woman to ski to the South Pole.