The surface of the remote Antarctic ice sheet may be a far more dynamic place than scientists imagined, new research suggests. Decades of satellite imagery and aerial photography have revealed an extensive network of lakes and rivers transporting liquid meltwater across the continent’s ice shelves — nearly 700 systems of connected pools and streams in total.
"Scientists Have Discovered Vast Systems of Flowing Water in Antarctica. And That Worries Them." is from the April 20, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.