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Auroras as seen from the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station..

Life on the ice

Harvard researchers recount working and living at one of the most remote places on Earth: The South Pole

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“What we found in our study is that there was actually more ice present at the last glacial maximum than had previously been thought," said Jacqueline Austermann (left) with Natalya Gomez, both grad students working in the lab of geophysics Professor Jerry Mitrovica.

Popsicle Earth

At height of last ice age, more of planet was covered than previously thought, researchers say

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Researchers study glaciers on Earth’s coldest desert

Caitlin Rotman ’10 reports on a Harvard research team, including junior Jenny Middleton, that began wending its way to Antarctica in late November and will return toward the middle of January — with information that will help date and describe the evolution of the continent’s ancient glaciers.

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