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MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA– (By Ron Hipschman) Solomon helps remote field camps with food. Today we found him making up one of the most important foods – gorp. Check out the cool tool he uses to mix the tasty treat.

For those who are unfamiliar, gorp – often called “trail mix” – is a combination of nuts, dried fruit, and M&M’s or chocolate chips. High energy and high calorie is just what the doctor orders for hard-working field workers.

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  1. great gorp action!
    always good to see what keeps the science juggernaut rolling!
    inspiring stories exploratorium crew!

  2. WOW! I just downloaded Google Earth to look at the geography of an SA trip I’m taking in December, and I accidentally found you. I’m totally bowled over with all the interesting investigations that are going on, and I wish you good luck and good health. You are doing such important work. Thank you.