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For the International Polar Year, we gave polar scientists cameras and blogging tools and asked them to document their field work. Follow along on their adventures and see what it's like to be a research scientist in the Arctic or Antarctica. {Read More»}
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Antarctic Exploration »
Long before anyone ever set eyes on Antarctica, many were sure it was there. Belief in a Terra Australis Incognita—“Unknown Southern Land”—first took hold among the ancient Greeks. {Read More»}

First Descents: Exploring Seas Under the Ice »
All Antarctic marine scientists struggle with one common challenge: how to get through the frozen surface of the ocean. To overcome the ice barrier, a team of engineers from Moss Landing Marine Laboratories is designing and building SCINI, the Submersible Capable of under Ice Navigation and Imaging. {Read More»}

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