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.
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.
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.
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.