NEWS

Tuesday, July 16 2019

IceCube, the Antarctic neutrino detector that in July of 2018 helped unravel one of the oldest riddles in physics and astronomy — the origin of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays — is getting an upgrade.

Tuesday, July 14 2020

Word-of-the-day: yukimarimo.  New for some, while others may already be familiar with this uncommon word, which refers to tiny, lightweight snowball-tumbleweeds of the Antarctic. 

Thursday, July 02 2020

It was a green sky last week as the biggest aurora storm of the season swept over the South Pole.  No long camera exposure needed for this fantastic aurora scene.

Friday, June 26 2020

Everything that has a beginning and an end has a middle, too—and that goes for winter.  Last week at the South Pole they celebrated midwinter, the marking of the winter solstice.

Friday, June 19 2020

They got some great outdoor photos last week under bright moonlight—no headlamps needed to walk around outside.

Monday, June 15 2020

Submitted ideas for the next pole marker are on display.  The winterovers will vote on their favorite design for the 2021 marker.