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The 1930 documentary, With Byrd at the South Pole, promised to bring to cinemas “Drama of human daring and courage at the bottom of the world! Actually filmed in the vast unknown of the Antarctic!” It followed the American navy commander Richard Byrd's celebrated expedition, and captured the first ...
[The sun goes down at the South Pole: The last light of autumn from Tuesday bathes an array of flags from the 12 nations that were the original signatories on the 1959 Antarctic Treaty who pledged that they would pursue non-military, cooperative scientific research. Courtesy of Robert Schwarz/University of ...

QUINCY -- The Quincy Historical Society will present guest speaker Bob Begin in a program on the race at the start of the 20th century to be first to reach the South Pole. “Scott, Amundsen and Shackleton: The Race to the Pole” will be presented Wednesday March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Adams Academy ...
China is aiming to be the first to land at the Moon's south pole in order to establish a research station and investigate potential resources, a senior official with China's lunar exploration programme has said. Wu Weiren, a chief designer involved in China's Chang'e lunar exploration programme, told CCTV ...
Weather systems—a euphemism typically reserved for ugly storms—are powered by relatively warm air and the rotation of the Earth. The vast ice cap that covers the Antarctic continent means the South Pole is far from any warm ocean waters. And, if you are standing still at the South Pole proper, you would ...
"As only the Moon's South Pole can receive sunlight in most of its area throughout the year, we want to land at such a place where there might be abundant sunshine and possibly water to build a robotic research station to carry out relevant research using resources there," said Wu Weiren, chief designer ...

Launching a new series, Teen Titans, Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Australian student Jade Hameister, who by age 16 skied to the North Pole and South Pole and across the largest polar ice cap in Greenland. “It's important for women in our day and age to focus on what they can do rather than how they ...
At the turn of the year, Swan gathered a group of explorers to take part in the South Pole Energy Challenge (SPEC) – the first ever, entirely 'clean energy' powered mission to the South Pole. The aim of the expedition was to reaffirm those founding values of the 2041 Foundation. But the 2041 Foundation ...
Scotia: Air Guard unit starts return from South Pole mission. Staff report .... This LC-130 "Skibird" crew landed at the South Pole Station with minimum visibility and maximum crosswinds, and then were forced to make an emergency weather divert to Terra Nova Bay when extreme weather made ... more.
I say they're tempting fate—or at least extraterrestrial parasites, with the ability to blend among humans, who desire to murder them all. UPDATE 5:32 PM: Amy Lowitz, who has been stationed at the South Pole Telescope, reached out on Twitter to clarify that the station crew doesn't just watch the classic The ...

Edmonton businessman Darryl Weflen hopes to make history by leading the first Canadian hybrid-vehicle expedition to the South Pole. The four-man crew led by Weflen, who is the president of Airworks, plans to head out in November 2018 on a journey being dubbed Xpedition 90X. If successful, it will be ...
SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) — The first group of hundreds of Air National Guard members deployed on an annual South Pole mission has returned to their upstate New York base. The New York National Guard says 22 airmen with the 109th Airlift Wing arrived Wednesday morning at Stratton Air National Guard ...
You've never seen Jupiter's south pole quite like this. A new photo by NASA's Juno spacecraft show Jupiter's south pole as seen from above during a recent close encounter on Feb. 7. The photo is actually a series of images taken over time by Juno as the probe whipped around Jupiter during its 11th flyby ...
Fresh out of college, with a degree in meteorology in hand, Janelle Hakala was willing to look anywhere for a job. And anywhere found her a job. Hakala is currently the senior meteorologist for the winter at the South Pole. The 22-year-old Ely native has always been interested in weather. As a child, “I ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Five participants selected for the All Women Expedition to Antartica (Aweta) Challenge 2018 will plant the National Transformation capsule 2050 (TN50) at the South Pole. They will replace the one planted in the South Pole in 2004. National explorer Sharifah Mazlina Syed Abdul Kadir, ...
Janelle Hakala signed a year contract to work at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station from November 2017 to November 2018. Photo submitted. Fresh out of college, with a degree in meteorology in hand, Janelle Hakala was willing to look anywhere for a job. And anywhere found her a job. Hakala is ...
Stuart Jefferies, a physics and astronomy professor at Georgia State University, returned from the South Pole last month after leading a team of scientists that used various instruments to record high-resolution images of the sun. The group included scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ...
Cyclones at Jupiter's South pole as seen by the Juno spacecraft's Jovian InfraRed Auroral Mapper. Yellow shows thin clouds, red shows thicker clouds. ... It shows five massive cyclones arranged neatly around a center cyclone at Jupiter's south pole. Near the north pole, eight cyclones are similarly ...


 

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