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PhysOrg
GOES-3 satellite decommissionedlate last month decommissioned a 38-year-old communications satellite that for
GOES-3 satellite decommissioned
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
late last month decommissioned a 38-year-old communications satellite that for 21 years had helped to link NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station with the outside world. It was among the oldest, continuously operating satellites in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$1 million needed to save Hillary's Antarctic expedition buildingSir Edmund Hillary at the wheel of a snow tractor . Used Weekly News 6 Feb 1957
$1 million needed to save Hillary's Antarctic expedition building
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Sir Edmund Hillary at the wheel of a snow tractor . Used Weekly News 6 Feb 1957. Credit : Trans-Antarctic Expedition It played a key role in one of Sir Edmund Hillary's greatest pioneering adventures, one which elevated him alongside the great... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A huge crack is spreading across one of Antarctica's biggest ice shelvesLarsen C ice shelf and the Weddell Sea, covered with sea ice. Photo / Nasa For
A huge crack is spreading across one of Antarctica's biggest ice shelves
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Larsen C ice shelf and the Weddell Sea, covered with sea ice. Photo / Nasa For some time, scientists who focus on Antarctica have been watching the progression of a large crack in one of the world's great ice shelves - Larsen C, the most northern... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sir Edmun Hillary's son says producers have done 'terrific job' on TV showSir Edmund Hillary leads his tractor train out from Scott Base at the start of
Sir Edmun Hillary's son says producers have done 'terrific job' on TV show
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Sir Edmund Hillary leads his tractor train out from Scott Base at the start of a journey to the South Pole. Photo / Trans-Antarctic Expedition Peter Hillary's enthusiastic after the screening of the first episode of the six-part TV series about his... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hillary family joins Expedition South Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 10:14 amPress Release: The Great Scott Company callin
Hillary family joins Expedition South
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 10:14 amPress Release: The Great Scott Company calling for New Zealanders to help Sir Ed’s hut in AntarcticaA 2012-kilometre tractor journey,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hillary family calls for NZ to help Sir Ed’s Antarctica hutMonday, 22 August 2016, 5:33 pmPress Release: Expedition SouthMedia release EMB
Hillary family calls for NZ to help Sir Ed’s Antarctica hut
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Monday, 22 August 2016, 5:33 pmPress Release: Expedition SouthMedia release EMBARGOED until 5pm, Monday 22 August 2016Hillary family joins Expedition South calling for New Zealanders to help... Read more
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NZCity
Tractor journey for Hillary Hut fundraiserAn Antarctic trust will drive three tractors more than 2000 kilometres through
Tractor journey for Hillary Hut fundraiser
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
An Antarctic trust will drive three tractors more than 2000 kilometres through New Zealand to raise funds for the renovation of Sir Edmund Hillary's hut in Antarctica. The Antarctic Heritage Trust will undertake the 2012-kilometre journey from Piha... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$1 million needed to save Hillary's Antarctic expedition buildingSir Edmund Hillary at the wheel of a snow tractor . Used Weekly News 6 Feb 1957
$1 million needed to save Hillary's Antarctic expedition building
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Sir Edmund Hillary at the wheel of a snow tractor . Used Weekly News 6 Feb 1957. Credit : Trans-Antarctic Expedition It played a key role in one of Sir Edmund Hillary's greatest pioneering adventures, one which elevated him alongside the great... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New summer research season to start at Scott BaseGeneral view from Castle Rock on Ross Island looking out at islands surrounded
New summer research season to start at Scott Base
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
General view from Castle Rock on Ross Island looking out at islands surrounded by sea ice not far from Scott Base. Photo / Alan Gibson The first sunrise over Antarctica signals a big summer season for New Zealand, which will mark 60 years of... Read more
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NZCity
Sun heralds big year for NZ in AntarcticaThe first sunrise over Antarctica signals a big summer season for New Zealand,
Sun heralds big year for NZ in Antarctica
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
The first sunrise over Antarctica signals a big summer season for New Zealand, which will mark 60 years of research there. The sun rose for the first time over the horizon on August 20, a welcome indicator of summer for the 11 people wintering over... Read more
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The Irish Times
Reaching for the sublime: Ed O’Loughlin on his novel about lost polar explorersmy aims or identify themes, my mind recoiled from the problem. There was someth
Reaching for the sublime: Ed O’Loughlin on his novel about lost polar explorers
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
my aims or identify themes, my mind recoiled from the problem. There was something big and mysterious waiting on the bleak Antarctic Plateau and in the maze of Arctic channels that hides the north west passage, and I couldn’t bear to confront it... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Spirits are high at Scott BaseFriday, 19 August 2016, 2:22 pmPress Release: Antarctica New Zealand 19 August
Spirits are high at Scott Base
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:22 pmPress Release: Antarctica New Zealand 19 August 2016Mother Nature delays seeing the first sunrise, however spirits are high at Scott BaseThe first sunrise over Scott Base will be an... Read more
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Mashable
New Wikipedia project champions women scientists in the Antarctichave been updated or written for the first time as part of a project aimed at r
New Wikipedia project champions women scientists in the Antarctic
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
have been updated or written for the first time as part of a project aimed at raising awareness about women scientists in Antarctica. The project is led by Jan Strugnell, a marine biologist at Australia's La Trobe University. After seeing women... Read more
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PhysOrg
IceCube search for the 'sterile neutrino' draws a blankThe IceCube Laboratory at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica.
IceCube search for the 'sterile neutrino' draws a blank
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
The IceCube Laboratory at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica. Credit: Erik Beiser, IceCube/NSF In an effort to fill in the blanks of the Standard Model of particle physics, science has been conducting a diligent search for a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Could a chamber music festival in northern Queensland have anything to teach Auckland? Richard Betts goes in searchfestival's big drawcards. Tonight the music is interspersed with readings by ac
Could a chamber music festival in northern Queensland have anything to teach Auckland? Richard Betts goes in search
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
festival's big drawcards. Tonight the music is interspersed with readings by actor Brendan O'Connor from diaries Captain RF Scott wrote on his ill-fated Antarctic expedition. I anticipate that intertwining these two winter treks, Schubert's... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Paintings and photos of tragic Scott South Pole mission reunitedLONDON - Paintings and photographs capturing legendary British explorer Captain
Paintings and photos of tragic Scott South Pole mission reunited
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
LONDON - Paintings and photographs capturing legendary British explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott's tragic race to the South Pole have been reunited for the first time in more than a century at a London gallery. A gallery assistant poses with a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Paintings and photos of tragic Scott pole mission reunitedPaintings and photographs capturing legendary British explorer Captain Robert F
Paintings and photos of tragic Scott pole mission reunited
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Paintings and photographs capturing legendary British explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott's tragic race to the South Pole have been reunited for the first time in more than a century at a London gallery. Photographer Herbert Ponting and... Read more

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