Scientists find translucent fish living under Antarctic ice shelf

January 22, 2015 11:33 PM

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"It was clear they were a community living there," Ross Powell said, "not just a chance encounter."

Scientists weren't ice fishing when they stuck a tiny remote-controlled, camera-equipped robot down a small shaft dug deep into the Ross Ice Shelf. They simply wanted to get a better look at where the ocean, ice and earth all converge, as part of their work on Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access R...

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