Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

Archive

image_preview.cgi.jpg

Research team members test the auger drill used to create the wellhead through which the hot-water drill and sampling equipment will be deployed into Lake Ellsworth, in this undated handout photo released to the media on Tuesday. British researchers are preparing to drill 3 kilometers (2 miles) through ice in Antarctic to search for life in a lake that's been isolated from the outside world for hundreds of thousands of years.