Life in Antartica = life on Jupiter’s moon?

An American team, a Russian team and a British team is each preparing to do something never undertaken before: to drill through the sometimes miles-deep snow and ice to enter and study one of the hundreds of remarkable Antarctic liquid lakes that, like the microbes, were unknown until very recently. Scientists say these lakes -- mostly freshwater, some containing salts -- remain permanently and surprisingly wet because of the enormous, heat-producing weight of the ice, because of the relative warmth ...