Observations by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have come up with a new class of planet, a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. It’s smaller than Uranus but larger than Earth.
Fifty people will spend the next eight months or so at the world’s southernmost research station, isolated from the rest of the world except for Internet and voice communications. Many are support staff, from cooks to electricians to cargo handlers.
The last LC-130 aircraft at South Pole Station for the 2011-12 field season as it taxis on an ice runway. Photo Credit: Sven Lidstrom
The fractured tectonic of the Santiago Ydanez Museum by Matteo Cainer Architects (MCA), in the town of Puente de Génave expresses the relationship between the work of the artists, the site and the building program.