Fixed on the Future

Fixed on the Future

The South Pole Telescope is a bold experiment that has already made some big discoveries. But the latest feat involving the project is one researchers have no wish to repeat. For a few tense days during the 2010-11 season, about half of the towering telescope was...
Fixed on the Future

Fixed on the Future

The South Pole Telescope is a bold experiment that has already made some big discoveries. But the latest feat involving the project is one researchers have no wish to repeat. For a few tense days during the 2010-11 season, about half of the towering telescope was...
Cropping Up

Cropping Up

Susan MacGregor doesn’t have your typical South Pole winter-over position. Her job takes her daily into an environment of bright lights, high humidity and delightful warmth as operator of the South Pole Food Growth Chamber....
Magnetic pull

Magnetic pull

Scientist Philip Wannamaker lets nature do half the work when it comes to studying the deep geology of the Earth. He led a research team this past season to Antarctica’s largest mountain range to map the earth below the ice sheet using a technique called...
Cropping Up

Cropping Up

Susan MacGregor doesn’t have your typical South Pole winter-over position. Her job takes her daily into an environment of bright lights, high humidity and delightful warmth as operator of the South Pole Food Growth Chamber....
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