Monday, December 21, 2020 - 10:15am
It was a fairly busy week at the Pole. IceCube’s new winterovers made their first IceTop snow measurements, an outdoor task that requires daylight to perform.
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 2:30pm
The sun provided all sorts of photo opportunities at the Pole last week. Here we see IceCube winterover Josh framed nicely in front of a sun halo with faint sun dogs.
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 10:45am
Last week it warmed up a bit at the Pole, rising from about -45 ºF (-43 ºC) to about -15 ºF (-26 ºC) over the course of the week. Much more summerlike.
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 10:15am
Last week, IceCube’s current winterovers, John and Yuya, officially completed a full year at the South Pole, and they’re still going. Their new replacements have not yet arrived, but they are on their way.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 9:15am
It’s a harsh environment at the South Pole. And on windy days, you can really feel it—even in the photos. The flags at the ceremonial South Pole really take a beating.
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 9:00am
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Monday, November 2, 2020 - 9:45am
The scene outside the South Pole station—now that there’s sunlight to see by—is rather changed from how the winterovers remember it last summer. There’s quite a build-up of drifted snow around the tower end of the station.