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Early sunrise behing the flags at the ceremonial South Pole.
Monday, August 16, 2021 - 3:15pm

It’s getting obviously lighter outside, but thanks to clear skies (and intrepid winterover-photographers), we are still being treated to some wonderful images of the stars and auroras over the South Pole landscape.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 3:45pm

A highlight of last week’s fun was the “Mountain of madness” burger served up before the trivia night.

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

Last week was the annual Polympics, where sometimes the rules are arbitrary and people argue about them.

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

Lighter days are coming, but last week there were still opportunities to take pictures outside in total darkness.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

Remember the “Climb to Mt. Everest” challenge, started back in May? The winterovers finally completed the 600 ascents (descents) of the beer can that constitute the equivalent height of Mount Everest.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 1:15pm

Although IceCube is a well-behaved detector, it nonetheless has issues arise from time to time that require attention.

Person arranging donuts on a cooling rack.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 2:30pm
Frosty view of LIDAR.

The moon was out last week, lighting up the skies a bit for outdoor treks. Indoors, donuts were happening.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 3:00pm

Midwinter finally arrived, with its many traditions, including exchanging gifts and sharing a lavish meal.

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9:45am

Last week at the Pole was relatively busy, at least compared to the previous week.

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:15am

As far as the IceCube detector goes, a quiet week is a good week.As far as the IceCube detector goes, a quiet week is a good week.