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McMurdo Station parade celebrates July 4

McMurdo Station parade celebrates July 4

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Thursday July 21, 2022

Residents of McMurdo Station took part in the sixth-annual Independence Day parade earlier this month, a demonstration of their creativity and commitment to fun at the midpoint of the long Antarctic winter.


Antarctic stations celebrate Midwinter's Day

Antarctic stations celebrate Midwinter's Day

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Wednesday June 22, 2022

In Antarctica, the winter solstice marks the halfway point of the harsh, cold, dark winter. Since the time of the early explorers, those who work in Antarctica during the long polar night have celebrated Midwinter's Day, a unique and special holiday for the southernmost continent.


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Jun
10
2022

Job Opportunity: Facilities Manager, Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics Section

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The NSF Office of Polar Programs is hiring a Facilities Manager in the Section for Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL).


Apr
07
2022

Recordings of live chats with researchers in Antarctica

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You can now watch both of our live chats on the NSF YouTube channel playlist.


Jan
12
2022

South Pole hosts its first-ever PhD defense

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A PhD student wintering in Antarctica became possibly the first person to successfully defend their dissertation from the South Pole.


Jan
11
2022

Happy New Year!

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Celebrating 2022 with a new South Pole marker.


Jan
07
2022

Dec
10
2021

Turkey Trot brings holiday cheer to McMurdo Station

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More than 90 Antarcticans participated in this year's Turkey Trot, an annual 5K race that takes place on Thanksgiving at McMurdo Station.


Dec
03
2021

Happy Thanksgiving from Antarctica!

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Over the weekend, deployed personnel were able to celebrate Thanksgiving with their friends on the ice.



Nov
18
2021

U.S. Antarctic stations celebrate Polar Pride Day

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Polar Pride Day celebrates the LGBTQ+ individuals who support and conduct polar research. Polar Pride demonstrates the international commitment to supporting and enhancing diversity in polar research.


Nov
17
2021

Honoring the military on Veteran's Day

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Since the early days of Antarctic exploration, the U.S. military has played a critical role.


Nov
16
2021

Research Update: Scientists improve constraints on Physics of the Big Bang from the South Pole

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Data from the BICEP/Keck experiments at the South Pole may hold the key in unlocking answers about the early Universe.


Nov
15
2021

Watch Antarctica's penguins from the comfort of your couch

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This season, there are two penguin cams to give you an 'up close' look at Adelie penguin colonies in Antarctica.


Nov
12
2021

Report from the 2021 Antarctic Subsea Cable Workshop

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The June 2021 workshop addressed the feasibility and value of deploying a new optical fiber submarine cable system to supply high-speed internet connectivity to McMurdo Station.


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