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“winterovers”
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RATW
Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 1:15pm

The Race Around the World, an approximately two-mile course at the South Pole, is one that some folks take seriously, with planning and preparations aimed at bringing them across the finish line first.

sundial_marker
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 2:45pm
Out with the old, in with the new.
arrivals
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
What’s new at the Pole? Well, some new people are there—it’s still summer, so groups of people are still coming and going.
ARA
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 2:00pm
Here’s a photo ripe for WGOITP—a weird-looking contraption hanging from a frame, three kneeling people huddled on the ground, a tank-treaded vehicle in the distance, and snow as far as the eye can see.
SPsign
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 12:15pm
Signs are everywhere. When you’re lost or unsure about which way to go, a sign with an arrow (or two, or more) can be very helpful.
icl_from_the_air
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 8:45am
IceCube winterover Ian Rees was invited to fly around in a Twin Otter and photograph South Pole buildings from above.
planein
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 8:45am
The South Pole station is gearing up for its seasonal closing.
ICL-pano
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:45am
It's not dark yet, but the temperatures have been dropping.
woven-tape-closeup
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 9:45am
What is this? And where would you find it at the South Pole station?
keckhelp
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 2:15pm
It’s a small community wintering over at the South Pole—they help each other out. When not immediately involved in their detector duties, IceCube’s winterovers might be found volunteering their assistance with other scientific projects.

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