Weddell Seals Sing Songs Humans Can't Hear
A Bot in the Ocean
An Aerial Assessment of Adelie Penguins
The Infamy of the Skua
Features / Life on the Ice
Monday November 16, 2020
Like clockwork in late November, the residents of McMurdo Station look to the sky and spot something that many haven't seen in months - birds. The arrival of these feathered creatures is greeted by many with curiosity and anticipation, but also with some suspicion.
Podcast: The Search and Rescue Team
Features / Operations
Monday November 02, 2020
In Antarctica, scientists conduct cutting edge research on a harsh and barren continent. It's no easy task, but to help make it happen the U.S. Antarctic Program employs small army of support staff to get these researchers the supplies they need, transport them to where they need to go and keep them safe throughout.
Southernmost Telescope Gets an Array of Upgrades
Science / Space and Atmospheric Physics
Monday October 12, 2020
One of the telescopes at the bottom of the world is getting a major upgrade. The South Pole's venerable Keck Array is being reconstituted into the more powerful BICEP Array, making it more sensitive and better able to observe the most ancient light in the universe.