Icefin getting famous!
Icefin’s field season has ended prematurely due to a week of bad weather that prevented us from flying to the RIS in time to access the borehole. Such is the […]
It’s heartbreak central for the Icefin team. After having a phenomenal season out on the sea ice, we had all of our gear packed and ready to go out to […]
For me, the past few dives have been dreams come true–when I first thought up building Icefin, what we are doing now is what I hoped to be able to […]
Science! It’s the primary reason we’re down here with Icefin. It’s one of the reasons McMurdo as a town exists. And it’s the reason why Antarctica is still (relatively) free […]
Icefin is famous! Lead Engineer Matt Meister’s wonderful TEDx Peachtree talk entitled “Today: Uncovering the secrets of the Antarctic. Tomorrow…Europa!” has just been posted to the Internet! Enjoy!
(Note: This is a little behind! It was a busy engineering week, in a good way!) Deployment day! We’ve been looking forward to this day with trepidation and excitement for […]
This past Saturday a New Zealand news team from NewsHub on Channel 3 came out to our sea ice site for Icefin’s third dive of the season, and their story […]
Antarctica has a reputation, deservedly so, of being a place of extremes – extreme winds, extreme cold, extreme aridity – but McMurdo has been reasonably free of such brutality. The […]
Unlike the Arctic, which is mostly water surrounded by land, Antarctica is land surrounded by water. 50 million years ago, it was filled with green and life, but then over […]