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A view of the last total solar eclipse to take place over Antarctica in November 2003, as seen from Japan’s Dome Fuji Station. Scientists prepare for rare Antarctic solar eclipse
Science / Space and Atmospheric Physics
Tuesday November 23, 2021

Antarctica will experience a total solar eclipse next Saturday, a rare occurrence that will give scientists insight into the behavior of Earth's upper atmosphere.
The Martin A. Pomerantz observatory, also known as MAPO, home to the former Keck Array and the now-under construction BICEP Array. 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.

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