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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.
Scientist Natalie Gandilo from the University of Toronto installs one of the star cameras that help SPIDER determine its location while floating above Antarctica. A Sticky Problem
Science / Space and Atmospheric Physics
Monday April 27, 2015

A telescope launched 35 kilometers into the stratosphere above Antarctica had a singular mission: to detect the impossibly faint signal from when the universe expanded faster than the speed of light, a theory known as cosmological inflation.

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