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Two sets of CosRay's long detector tubes are encased in insulating foam as they collect data. Next to them, boxed up equipment is being readied for shipment to South Korea's Jang Bogo station. 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.
A Weddell seal mother stretches out with her pup at the at Hutton Cliffs seal colony. Weighing Seals Without Scales
Science / The Biological World
Wednesday December 02, 2015

Scientists working on the longest-running Antarctic seal population study are using a new technique that needs little more than an off-the-shelf digital camera to turn photos of Weddell seals into important new data in their continuing research.

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