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Expeditions

Skiway silence

Editor’s note: Marine geophysicist Robin Bell is leading an expedition to Antarctica to explore a mysterious mountain range beneath the ice sheet. Following is the nineteenth of her updates on the effort as part of ScientificAmerican.com’s in-depth report on the "Future of the Poles." AGAP SOUTH CAMP, ANTARCTICA–The camp skiway is a three-mile long strip [...]

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Thanksgiving Day (in Antarctica) blizzard

Editor’s note: Marine geophysicist Robin Bell is leading an expedition to Antarctica to explore a mysterious mountain range beneath the ice sheet. Following is the fifth of her updates on the effort as part of ScientificAmerican.com‘s in-depth report on the "Future of the Poles." McMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA — In the U.S. Thanksgiving, with the traditional [...]

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Moving the Chess Pieces

Editor’s Note: Marine geophysicist Robin Bell is leading an expedition to Antarctica to explore a mysterious mountain range beneath the ice sheet. Following is the fourth of her updates on the effort as part of Scientific American.com‘s In-depth Report on "The Future of the Poles." McMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA–Ever since we first conceived of this project, [...]

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A shoveling scientific community

Editor’s Note: Marine geophysicist Robin Bell is leading an expedition to Antarctica to explore a mysterious mountain range beneath the ice sheet. Following is the third of her updates on the effort as part of Scientific American.com’s In-depth Report on "The Future of the Poles." McMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA–The stereotype of a scientist is a solitary [...]

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