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The Mission to Rescue a Scientist From the South Pole—in the Middle of Winter
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The Mission to Rescue a Scientist From the South Pole—in the Middle of Winter

It’s the middle of June, and at the South Pole, that means it’s the middle of winter. At the Amundsen-Scott research station, the world outside is frigid, as it has been for 14 million years. The world is also dark, but at least everyone working within remembers when it wasn’t: […]