Core Truths

Core Truths

Twenty years ago, Kendrick Taylor and his colleagues first conceived of drilling for a deep ice core in the middle of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) while working to extract one in Greenland. Now they’re on the cusp of completing the project, which promises...
On the Line

On the Line

Researchers and technicians from around the country, including young scientists working on their doctorates, spent part of their summer at the National Ice Core Lab in Denver helping to measure, catalog and cut pieces of an ice core drilled in West Antarctica that...
Core Truths

Core Truths

Twenty years ago, Kendrick Taylor and his colleagues first conceived of drilling for a deep ice core in the middle of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) while working to extract one in Greenland. Now they’re on the cusp of completing the project, which promises...
In the Dark

In the Dark

The first U.S. Antarctic Program flight to Antarctica landed safely at Pegasus airfield near McMurdo Station on Aug. 15, 2010, ushering in the 2010 Winfly season....
In the Dark

In the Dark

The first U.S. Antarctic Program flight to Antarctica landed safely at Pegasus airfield near McMurdo Station on Aug. 15, 2010, ushering in the 2010 Winfly season....
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