Scientists from Bristol University attempting to drill beneath Antarctica in a search for undiscovered life, have called off their mission.
They were trying to drill through 3 kilometres of ice to reach the water and mud underneath Lake Ellsworth.
But late on Christmas Eve the decision was taken to stop. Adam Grierson reports:
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