The Aesthetics of Antarctic Architecture
Getting to the Bottom of SPICECORE
The Stuff Between the Stars
The Dissolving Sentinels of the Southern Ocean
Giving Mount Erebus a CAT Scan
As Residents Depart, Winter Arrives
An Airborne Look Through the Ice
Science / Ice and Snow
Wednesday February 24, 2016
Though researchers at McMurdo Station have been studying the Ross Ice Shelf for decades, the seafloor beneath it largely remains a mystery. Scientists with the ROSETTA mapping project are working to fill in one of the largest remaining blank spots on ocean charts.
A New Home for an Old Experiment
Science / Space and Atmospheric Physics
Tuesday February 09, 2016
The longest running experiment at McMurdo is leaving the station, but it's not moving too far away, Antarctically speaking. The CosRay experiment, which has been recording changes in the stream of cosmic rays striking Earth since 1960, is relocating to the new South Korean station, Jang Bogo, about 230 miles away.
Icestock Rings in the New Year
Features / Life on the Ice
Tuesday February 02, 2016
Brisk winds blew through a bundled-up crowd, as they collectively bobbed their heads and swayed along to live music. The musicians played below large blue cutout letters that spelled out "ICESTOCK," McMurdo Station's annual New Year's celebration and the world's southernmost outdoor music festival.
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