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Astronomers provide direct evidence for Cosmic Inflation

evidence for Cosmic Inflation

Astronomers announced a major breakthrough concerning Cosmic Inflation, explaining how the universe began. A finding confirming the cosmos grew to a vast size in its very first moments.

By |March 18, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Truck

Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Truck (7)

If you’re trying to make it to the South Pole, you’re going to need something like this Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Truck!

By |February 28, 2014|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Reaching South Pole on foot

Reaching South Pole on foot 1

Polar explorers Ben Saunders and Tarka L’Herpiniere reached the southernmost point on our planet, the South Pole in Antarctica on foot.

By |December 30, 2013|Categories: Sports|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

First person to cycle to the South Pole

First person to cycle to the South Pole

British adventurer Maria Leijerstam, become the first person to cycle to the South Pole from the edge of the Antarctic continent.

By |December 28, 2013|Categories: Sports|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Stellar Axis aligns 99 spheres to stars in the Antarctic sky

Stellar Axis aligns 99 spheres to stars in the Antarctic sky (5)

The global installation ‘Stellar Axis’ aligns 99 blue spheres to stars in the Antarctic sky, near the South pole, by California-based artist Lita Albuquerque.

By |December 8, 2013|Categories: Modern Art|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Ozone hole over the South Pole shrinks

Ozone hole over the South Pole shrinks

Man-made ozone hole near the South Pole shrinks according to scientists because of the warm upper air this September and October.   Image © NASA Ozonewatch

By |October 25, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Ultimate road trip

The primary South Pole operations Traverse (SPoT)

The primary South Pole operations Traverse (SPoT) spent nearly 100 days away from McMurdo Station during the 2012-13 season, traveling more than 3,500 miles across the Ross Ice Shelf and East Antarctica.    A windy day blows snow across the tractor train as it climbs the Leverett Glacier to the polar plateau.   Image © Ryan Wallace

New South Pole Marker

New South Pole Marker

The new South Pole Marker in Antarctica, has been revealed and set in place, and honors planets, Pluto and Niel Armstrong.  The new marker shows the position of the planets as viewed from the Pole on January 1, 2013.    Image © Jeffrey Donenfeld

Where is the coldest place on Earth?

Where is the coldest place on Earth

The coldest place on Earth recorded at the Vostok research station in Antarctica on July 21, 1983 (winter in South Pole). Temperatures dropped to astonishing -89.2oC (-128.6oF)!    Lake Vostok composite image – image NASA

By |January 3, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Google Maps- 360 degree views of Antarctica (video)

Google Maps- 360 degree views of Antarctica

New 360 degree views with panoramic imagery of historic Antarctic locations are part of Google’s World Wonders site, where you can find out more about the history of the exploration of South Pole.  The Ceremonial South Pole captured on Google Maps. Image credit: Google

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