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March 18, 2014
Antarctic Telescope May Have Provided the First Direct Evidence of Cosmic Inflation Antarctic Telescope May Have Provided the First Direct Evidence of Cosmic Inflation

Researchers with the National Science Foundation-funded BICEP2 Collaboration today announced that their telescope in Antarctica has allowed them to collect what they believe is the first direct evidence for cosmic inflation.

February 24, 2014
Fond Farewell: Last of Summer Crew Departs South Pole Station Fond Farewell: Last of Summer Crew Departs South Pole Station

The last plane of the 2013-14 summer season at the South Pole Station departed on Feb. 14, leaving behind 41 people for the Antarctic winter. The earliest the next plane will land at the bottom of the world is likely some time in October 2014. The sun will set on March 23, not to return until Sept. 21.

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