The South Pole Telescope's New Eyes
Building People Up at McMurdo's Chapel
Life In A Cryoconite Hole
Talking Science with the General Public
Podcast: Feeding McMurdo
Features / Operations
Wednesday October 04, 2017
It is no small feat to keep more than 800 hardworking people fed, especially when you're at the bottom of the world. The Antarctic Sun is taking a behind-the-scenes look at the workers and what they do to make science at the bottom of the world possible. This week: The Galley
The Edge Of Life
Science / The Biological World
Tuesday September 19, 2017
Researchers working in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys found evidence, in ancient dried microbial mats, of microorganisms that may have been alive for thousands of years. The discovery could have implications for biology in other parts of the world and even on other planets, such as Mars.
Charles Bentley 1929-2017
Features / People Profiles
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Charles Bentley, the pioneering glaciologist who was among the very first wave of scientists to travel to Antarctica, passed away on August 19 at his home in Oakland, Calif. at the age of 87. Over his distinguished career, he made numerous discoveries that fundamentally changed the scientific communityâs understanding of Antarctica.