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U.S. students visited Torres del Paine National Park in February 2014 as part of an exchange program between the national Antarctic programs of Chile and the United States. Exchange Program
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Thursday May 29, 2014

The Joint Antarctic School Expedition, a pilot collaboration of the national Antarctic programs of Chile and the United States, brought high school students and teachers to Punta Arenas, Chile, in February 2014.
Scientists work in the computer server room in the IceCube Neutrino Observatory laboratory building. Networking
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Friday December 13, 2013

Antarctica is not as remote as it once was. Planes reduce travel time to just a few hours. It's possible to exchange instant messages between McMurdo Station and New York City. Big experiments stream gigabytes of data. But computer power in the polar regions still lags. The NSF is working to change that.

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