Trucked In

Trucked In

Talk about a road trip. Three semi-trailer trucks, each pulling 20-foot-long refrigeration containers, rolled into Denver this month after a 24-hour trip across the southwest corner of the country to deliver ice cores that had been drilled in West Antarctica some...
Getting a Lift

Getting a Lift

Racing against the wind is never a good bet in Antarctica. But for a team with NASA doing a major upgrade to a 10-meter antenna housed in a golf ball-shaped dome, the gamble paid off. The refurbished NASA McMurdo Ground Station started receiving its first data for a...
Trucked In

Trucked In

Talk about a road trip. Three semi-trailer trucks, each pulling 20-foot-long refrigeration containers, rolled into Denver this month after a 24-hour trip across the southwest corner of the country to deliver ice cores that had been drilled in West Antarctica some...
Getting a Lift

Getting a Lift

Racing against the wind is never a good bet in Antarctica. But for a team with NASA doing a major upgrade to a 10-meter antenna housed in a golf ball-shaped dome, the gamble paid off. The refurbished NASA McMurdo Ground Station started receiving its first data for a...
Christchurch Earthquake

Christchurch Earthquake

Most people have seen the pictures of the crumpled Christchurch Cathedral or watched the video of a woman plucked from the roof of a collapsed building to safety by a fire crew. But was the destruction wrought by the 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Feb. 22 as bad as it...
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