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Go, Super-TIGER, go!

Super-TIGER team members in Antarctica: John E Ward (WUSTL), Ryan Murphy (WUSTL), Thomas Hams (GSFC), Sean Fitzsimmons (GSFC) Credit: NASA/WUSTL We’ve talked about NASA’s scientific balloon projects in the past, even featuring them in a two-part podcast series about balloon-borne science in Antarctica and what it’s like to live and … Continue Reading →


Podcast: Science at the End of the Earth, Part II

Podcast: Science at the End of the Earth, Part II

Click to listen! (6.4MB MP3, right-click to save) Transcript (Text, PDF) A remote research outpost like McMurdo Station in Antarctica draws many different kinds of people – scientists, engineers, writers, artists, and more.  The station provides many of the comforts of home, and it’s difficult to get bored with the … Continue Reading →


Podcast: Science at the End of the Earth, Part I

Podcast: Science at the End of the Earth, Part I

  • By Sara Mitchell
  • December 31, 2009
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Click to listen! (7MB MP3, right-click to save) Transcript (Text, PDF) Hunting for antimatter requires a serious expedition.  Scientists aren’t looking for run-of-the-mill particles – they’re collecting cosmic radiation that could be the signature of primordial black holes or other forms of dark matter.  With instruments suspended from enormous scientific … Continue Reading →


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