Sun or moon? From the photo it’s hard to tell. It sure looks like a bright sunny day, but this is the South Pole, where it’s still winter and the sun has not yet returned. That’s the moon lighting up the sky—amazing how bright it can seem.
UW–Day at the Wisconsin State Fair last Wednesday drew crowds of badger fans to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for a day of hands-on activities. Volunteers from WIPAC were there to mix fun and learning by engaging visitors in “ice drilling,” an activity using pipettes and warm water to drill holes into a stack of ice blocks set up on a picnic table.