Plasma Patch Atlas
Hacking Science with Microscopic Photography
Features / Artists and Writers Program
Monday June 03, 2019
Ariel Waldman is a true renaissance woman. As an artist, author, innovation advisor, and scientist (often all at the same time) she built a career fueled by her passion for making science as accessible as possible. She spent five weeks in Antarctica collecting and photographing microorganisms that live in the glaciers, sea ice and ponds in the Dry Valleys and on Ross Island.
Podcast: The South Pole Traverse
Features / Operations
Monday May 20, 2019
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.
Icefin Tests the Waters
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Tuesday May 07, 2019
Navigating a robot through the frozen ocean's frigid waters was all in a day's work for the RISE UP science team. From their makeshift mission control in a small fish hut, the researchers maneuvered their underwater vehicle through the seawater below.