|Asset Type:||Video Clip|
|Description:|| The air is so dry here at McMurdo that anything that gets charged, stays charged. Moist air quickly discharges objects because the water in the air picks up charge from an object and quickly flies away, taking charges with it. This does not happen here. We are constantly getting shocks from our clothing, our bedding and when we exit vehicles. |
|Location:||Alaska, Arctic, North America|
|Projects:||Antarctic, Chasing Science in Antarctica|
|Links:||Dispatch: Static Scarf|
|Copyright:||2009 Exploratorium, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License|
|Attribute As:||Created for the Ice Stories project, © 2009 Exploratorium|
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