Life at the Pole 2

  • Week 16 at the Pole
    Among all the healthy activities at the Pole lately is the “Climb to Mt. Everest” challenge, performed by climbing the […]

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  • Week 15 at the Pole
    The first auroras of the season are in! This is always such an exciting time, not only for those folks […]

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  • Week 14 at the Pole
    So, how many South Poles are there?  Above we see a beautiful sunset image taken last week at the Pole.  […]

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  • Week 13 at the Pole
    Let the twilight begin!  Even though twilight occurs only twice a year at the South Pole, it is a drawn […]

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  • Week 12 at the Pole
    It was all about the sun last week at the Pole.  Weather conditions allowed the winterovers to glimpse the green […]

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  • Week 11 at the Pole
    IceCube was stable last week, but the same can’t be said for the weather at the Pole.  They had high […]

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  • Week 10 at the Pole
    Last week was relatively quiet at the Pole. IceCube’s winterovers performed a few detector maintenance tasks and gave a tour […]

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  • Week 9 at the Pole
    The sun is getting noticeably lower in the sky at the South Pole. IceCube’s winterovers also note that it’s starting […]

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  • Week 8 at the Pole
    Last week was relatively quiet at the Pole, offering a good opportunity to get out and reflag the flag line […]

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  • Week 7 at the Pole
    Well, now it’s official—the South Pole station has closed for the winter.  Above is a great shot that IceCube winterover […]

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  • Week 6 at the Pole
    It’s still light outside, but winter at the South Pole is fast approaching.  There were both arrivals and departures last […]

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  • Week 5 at the Pole
    Last week at the Pole, the fuel arrived.  A lot of it!  It takes a lot of fuel to keep […]

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