Finally, “Russian scientists have finally drilled down through four kilometres of Antarctic ice to a lake that has been sealed for the last 20 million years.” Even more shocking, “this may not be the only surprise from sub-glacial Lake Vostok, a body of water as large as Lake Ontario.” Continue reading for the news report.

‘The discovery of microorganisms in Lake Vostok may mean that, perhaps, the first meeting with extraterrestrial life could happen on Europa,’ said Dr Vladimir Kotlyakov, Director of the Geography Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences.

[via DailyMail]