Life at the Pole

Life at the Pole

Week 19 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Look how bright it seems—but it’s not the sun, it’s the full moon. Just as the skies reached complete darkness [...]

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Week 18 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Finally more stars and auroras can be observed at the South Pole as the sky continues to get darker and [...]

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Week 17 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
IceCube’s winterovers were out at the IceCube Lab (ICL) for some troubleshooting last week, and they captured a few different [...]

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Week 16 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Last week at the Pole was a quiet one for the IceCube detector. The IceCube winterovers, on the other hand, [...]

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Week 15 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
It’s finally getting dark at the Pole. Last week, IceCube winterovers went out to the IceCube Lab to do some [...]

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Week 14 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Last week at the Pole brought claims of auroras in the skies overhead. No photos to go with those claims—not [...]

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Week 13 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Ahh…twilight—that magical time when our surroundings seem to soften under the diminishing light of day. At the South Pole, twilight [...]

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Week 12 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
As with the previous week, last week’s weather at the Pole was a little cloudy, not the best for getting [...]

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Week 11 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Long shadows are getting even longer. The sun hasn’t quite set completely at the Pole, but it’s very close. The [...]

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Week 10 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
IceCube’s winterovers started off last week with continued detector troubleshooting from the previous week. Later in the week, they joined [...]

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Week 9 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Last week was somewhat busy at the South Pole for IceCube’s winterovers. There were a couple of troubleshooting issues regarding [...]

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Week 8 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
It’s getting colder and colder at the South Pole. And when temperatures get too low, the winterovers can’t use snow [...]

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