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newsweekscience: 1915 was the last time anyone saw Endurance,…

newsweekscience:

1915 was the last time anyone saw Endurance, the ship that famed explorer Ernest Shackleton took to Antarctica, where he and his crew almost died.

However, next January and February, scientists on a research trip to study the ice in the area where the ship sank are hoping to find it. Finding the ancient, broken wreck will require new technology, century-old notes and a lot of luck.

We talked to the scientists hoping to find the ship as well as Shackleton’s own granddaughter to explain the expedition—and why they want to find Endurance.

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