Month: January 2013

Building The Askaryan Radio Array At The South Pole

This season while living and working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and in some cases work with a few incredibly talented science teams taking part in ground breaking research. One such team was the ARA Team to construct the Askaryan Radio Array – A large-scale radio Cherenkov …

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The Super Dual Auroral Radar Network Is Built At The South Pole

A ways away from the South Pole Station, a new antenna field is taking shape – it’s the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network – nicknamed SuperDARN. Run by Principle Investigator Bill Bristow of the Geophysical Institute at The University of Alaska Fairbanks, the SuperDARN antenna array has quickly taken shape since the new year. The …

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The South Pole Station Crew Holds A Moment of Silence for the Victims of the Plane Crash on Mt. Elizabeth, Antarctica

Last night, the entire Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station crew gathered together at the geographic south pole for a moment of silence for the victims of the plane crash on Mt. Elizabeth, Antarctica that occurred just days ago.

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