So Long, and Thanks For All the Fine Memories
Good Things Come in Small Packages
Science / Ice and Snow
Monday June 08, 2015
Led by scientists from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, IcePod bundles together a suite of instruments into a capsule designed to provide new details about structures above, within and below Antarctica's ice-covered surface.
What Could Have Been
Features / Back in the Day
Monday June 01, 2015
History is full of tales about boom towns that went bust. Such was the fate of Marble Point, a helicopter refueling station that as early as the 1960s was a serious contender for becoming the main research station in the U.S. Antarctic Program.
Making a Difference
Features / People Profiles
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Col. Denise M. Donnell has chased pirates in the South China Sea and flown all manner of aircraft, from the sub-hunting P-3 Orion to the massive, cargo-carrying C-5 Galaxy. But perhaps one of the best parts of her job brings her to Antarctica each austral summer.
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