• From National Geographic

These women are changing the landscape of Antarctic research. Polar science used to be dominated by men. An expedition to Thwaites Glacier is helping change that. Elizabeth Rush reports in National Geographic.

Victoria Fitzgerald records sample information about the shell fragment she just found while digging into a raised beach with a spoon. Carolyn Beeler, a radio reporter from BBC's The World (right), takes an audio recording of the find. Photo credit: Tasha Snow