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US Antarctic Program

Every austral summer (November-March) several thousand people travel though Antarctica on behalf of the United States Antarctic Program. The United States maintains three permanent bases on the continent (McMurdo, Palmer, South Pole Station) and...

IceCube Neutrino Observatory

This time last year, I was working on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory as a grad student. The experiment is located at the South Pole and I traveled there to deploy the instruments that I...

Octopart at the South Pole!

I just received this picture from South Pole Station, Antarctica and I had to share it. The guy wearing an Octopart t-shirt is Mike and he is an electrical engineer for the IceCube Neutrino...

PartList: Redux

Sometimes a small window to the right of your screen just doesn’t cut it for keeping track of your electronic parts. To solve that problem, today we are releasing a more fully-featured PartList. By...