Life at the Pole 2

  • 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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  • Week 4 at the Pole
    If you want to take inventory of a shipping container’s contents, you have to get inside first.  And if your […]

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  • Week 3 at the Pole
    So much activity at the Pole last week. A game of dodgeball is just the thing to provide practice for […]

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  • Week 2 at the Pole
    It doesn’t snow much at the South Pole but there is lots of snow that accumulates there, and sometimes it […]

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  • Week 1 at the Pole
    The first full week of the year was a busy one!  So much going on… The IceCube detector was well […]

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  • Week 52 at the Pole
    Like other places around the world, the South Pole has its traditions for ringing in the new year, but some […]

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  • Week 51 at the Pole
    There are many well-established traditions at the South Pole, and the “Race Around the World” (above) is one of them—a […]

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  • Week 50 at the Pole
    The holiday season is often a busy time of year for many people, and things are no different at the […]

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  • Week 49 at the Pole
    It was a fairly busy week at the Pole. IceCube’s new winterovers made their first IceTop snow measurements, an outdoor […]

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  • Week 48 at the Pole
    The sun provided all sorts of photo opportunities at the Pole last week. Here we see IceCube winterover Josh framed nicely in front of a sun halo with faint sun dogs. […]

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  • Week 47 at the Pole
    More planes (and more fresh faces) arrived at the Pole last week. With five planes total during the week, most of the winter crew has departed. […]

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