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What trekking the AT and the South Pole have in common:

Perseverence is directly related to he intensity with which we seek the particular reward. I’ve been reading the blog of a fellow AT hiker: I stopped, she kept going. I read her entries with the same attention that I’d give to trying a new food: minding the details of the food and the reaction of my senses. Show More Summary

Watercolour by South Pole explorer 118 years ago is found

A 118-year-old painting of a small bird by a celebrated South Pole explorer Dr Edrward Wilson has been discovered in a historic Antarctic hut hidden among penguin poo.

NASA Discovers Mysterious Pit on Surface of Mars

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Geek.com

Be sure to look where you’re walking on Mars. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) last week stumbled upon a hole in the surface of the Red Planet’s South Pole. In the late summer […] The post NASA Discovers Mysterious Pit on Surface of Mars appeared first on Geek.com.

Trump’s climate policy dooms penguins, polar bears and Mar-a-Lago

If only Donald Trump would put the North and South poles on the itinerary of his next international trip, maybe our grandchildren’s future would not look so bleak. The president could spend time with the penguins and polar bears and witness firsthand the existential predicament they face as more...

Mystery Hole on Mars’ South Pole

When reports of strange landscape features spotted on the Martian landscape come in, they usually come from the same old YouTube-based armchair sleuths. Now that Google Mars lets anyone with an internet connection pore over the Martian surface for rocks that look like ancient buildings, rocks that...

Image: Mysterious South Pole formation on Mars

This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show it is late summer in the Southern hemisphere, so the Sun is low in the sky and subtle topography is accentuated in orbital images.

The Moon's South Pole May Be Icier Than We Realised

For decades, scientists have wondered if frost persists inside the dark and cold craters of the Moon's poles. The recent discovery of unusually bright areas near the Moon's south pole suggests this very well may be the case. But as a potential source of water for aspiring lunar colonists, the quantity of this surface frost may come as a disappointment. More »      

Indulge Your Climate Rage in Fantasy

In 2010, I began work on a novel set in a time I was certain would be looked upon as one of the most embarrassing periods of the climate change “debate”: the George W. Bush era. The novel, set at South Pole Station and the West Antarctic...Show More Summary

NASA orbiter finds new evidence of frost on moon's surface

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Scientists using data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, have identified bright areas in craters near the moon's south pole that are cold enough to have frost present on the surface.

Summer Reading: Destinations Await in the Summer’s Best Travel Books

Biking Eastern Europe and hiking the Alps are just two adventures in this season’s travel books. They’ll also visit Cuba, Gascony and the South Pole.

Vivid new images and flyby videos of Jupiter

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is currently orbiting around Jupiter and taking some of the best photos and scientific measurements we’ve seen of the solar system’s largest planet. The photo above is of Jupiter’s south pole, gathering point for...Show More Summary

Time-lapse of Juno's Jupiter fly-by

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iryExfFgrqI Composited by Sean Doran from images taken by NASA's Juno probe. Previously: Jupiter's south pole.

Jupiter's South Pole

last monthHumor / odd : Neatorama

NASA's Juno probe entered orbit around Jupiter a year ago, and has been gathering data ever since. Now the space agency is releasing spectacular images, such as this one showing Juptier's south pole. It is a composite of several images, and shows multiple cyclones up to 600 miles in diameter raging around the pole. Show More Summary

Angry pedestrian is too distracted yelling, walks right into a pole

A little instant karma, anyone? A driver with a dashcam captured a raging pedestrian in Adelaide, South Australia. As the driver was approaching a red light, an older man walking a dog began to cross the street. The man thought the driver...Show More Summary

The south pole of Jupiter

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

From Nasa's Juno probe: This image shows Jupiter’s south pole, as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft from an altitude of 32,000 miles (52,000 kilometers). The oval features are cyclones, up to 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) in diameter. Multiple...Show More Summary

Juno Spacecraft Reveals Spectacular Cyclones At Jupiter's Poles

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The NASA has spotted enormous cyclones at the gas giant's north and south poles. The probe has also returned other data that have project scientists scratching their heads.

NY-based Air Guard unit flying annual missions to Greenland

The upstate New York-based Air National Guard unit that flies annual missions to the South Pole is in the midst of its latest effort to support researchers in Greenland. The … Click to Continue »

Scott's 1912 South Pole expedition shown in new slides

The images were taken by Herbert Ponting who was appointed the photographer for the expedition that resulted in the deaths of Scott and four of his team.

Teralytics Real-Time Data Helps Cities Reduce Emissions

A new study conducted in Nuremberg, Germany, by big data company Teralytics, Telefonica NEXT, and sustainability solution provider South Pole Group has shown how analysing mobile network data can be used as an effective way to estimate...Show More Summary

Timeless Tips Tuesday: 6 Tips When Poling for Bonefish

So you’re in a fishery like ours on South Andros that’s loaded with bonefish, and you’re fishing from the boat, with your guide on the push pole. What should you do to make sure you’re successful? Here’s what. Be quiet. Bonefish are really sensitive to noise, so be quiet! Close the cooler quietly. Don’t drop […]

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