Tag: Amundsen-Scott

  • IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica Confirms Existence of Cosmic Neutrinos

    IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica Confirms Existence of Cosmic Neutrinos

    In the news today, the existence of cosmic neutrinos was confirmed by Antarctic scientists. I had the opportunity to work at the South Pole Station during the operation of the Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory, and feel lucky to have become friends with PI Albrecht Karle and his team. A few articles about Ice Cube and…

  • Scientist Terry Benson Presents On “Innovations in  Hot Water Drilling  at the South Pole”

    Scientist Terry Benson Presents On “Innovations in Hot Water Drilling at the South Pole”

    Last Austral Summer, I spent 3.5 months living at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica. Among my many jobs on station, one of the most rewarding was the work I did with the Askaryan Radio Array drill and deployment teams. During my time working with the ARA, I got to spend some good time with…

  • Let Me Send You Mail From The South Pole

    While I’m in Antarctica, I hear that I’ll have access to a (very small) post office, and I’d love to send you a postcard from the South Pole! There are two ways to get one. A. Send me a letter or package yourself, and I’ll send you something awesome back. Maybe a post card? Maybe…

  • I Got My Dream Job! – Working in Antarctica

    I Got My Dream Job! – Working in Antarctica

    A few weeks ago, I published an article detailing my efforts over the last four years to land my dream job working in Antarctica. At the time I published it, I had just received bad news from what I thought was my last and final hope of getting this job for this year, Austral Summer…

  • Getting A Job In Antarctica: My Long Journey 2009-2012

    Getting A Job In Antarctica: My Long Journey 2009-2012

    I want to live and work in Antarctica. It’s been a dream of mine for years, and starting about 4 years ago, I finally decided to make my dream a reality. As you may expect, getting a job – a real job, and not just a tourist ticket down to the South Pole is tricky.…