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Communications operator Rebecca Ricards (foreground) calls up field camp information at the MacOps control console. Josh Young looks on. Podcast: MacOps
Features / Operations
Tuesday August 21, 2018

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 Episode: MacOps. Short for "McMurdo Operations," it's the central communications hub where operators keep tabs on everyone off the station.
Matt Kehler (left) and Liz Widen use liquid nitrogen to make raspberry sorbet at the annual McMurdo Winter Science Fair. We Are All Scientists
Features / Operations
Thursday June 07, 2018

In the midst of the austral winter, as total darkness and below-zero temperatures encompass McMurdo Station, the pace of science slows somewhat. A science fair organized by station residents in their free time at the end of May helped to keep the spirit of science and discovery at the forefront throughout.

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