The South Pole Telescope's New Eyes
Building People Up at McMurdo's Chapel
Life In A Cryoconite Hole
Science / The Biological World
Tuesday October 31, 2017
Diverse ecosystems that teem with life thrive just below the surface of many Antarctic glaciers. Small, frozen holes full of liquid water and microorganisms entombed by ice dot the surfaces of glaciers. Researchers in Antarctica are studying them to glean new insights into how these habitats form, and learn what they might be able to reveal about ecosystems around the world.
Talking Science with the General Public
Science / Education and Outreach
Tuesday October 17, 2017
Scientists spent a long weekend in August learning how not to talk like a scientist. Educators from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and the University of Colorado, Boulder trained a class of 32 early career polar scientists on techniques to share their 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