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Researcher Joe Levy sets up a digital thermal-imaging camera to study water tracks as they move under the soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Underground Movement
Science / Earth
Monday April 13, 2015

There is an underground movement underway in Antarctica. This particular movement doesn't involve radical political parties or fringe music festivals, though the idea of super salty water moving through the shallow subsurface of the Dry Valleys may eventually shake up established orthodoxy.
Lead driller Tanner Kuhl guides the Intermediate Depth Drill into position to start ice-coring operations. Going Deep
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday March 26, 2015

The South Pole is a very cold place, with an average annual temperature of around minus 50 degrees Celsius. Even the ice is especially cold at the bottom of the world. And that's a good thing for a team of researchers interested in extracting the first deep ice core at the South Pole.

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