Russia Antarctic Lak_Live.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Russian researchers at the Vostok station in Antarctica pose for a picture Feb. 5, 2012, after reaching subglacial lake Vostok, a major scientific discovery that could provide clues for search for life on other planets. Scientists hold a sign reading "05.02.12, Vostok station, boreshaft 5gr, lake at depth 3769.3 metres." (Associated Press/Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Press Service)
Photo by: Anonymous
Russian researchers at the Vostok station in Antarctica pose for a picture Feb. 5, 2012, after reaching subglacial lake Vostok, a major scientific discovery that could provide clues for search for life on other planets. Scientists hold a sign reading "05.02.12, Vostok station, boreshaft 5gr, lake at depth 3769.3 metres." (Associated Press/Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Press Service)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.