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Don Voigt’s Blog from WAIS Divide Camp; 79º 28’S, 112º 05’W

2/4/2013

Memorial ServiceI am back out of the field. Pulled out by LC-130 with 20 others. Science isdone at WAIS Divide for the season, and it was a great one. We achieved all ofour science goals and were... read more

Researchers develop model for identifying habitable zones around stars

1/30/2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Researchers searching the galaxy for planets that could pass the litmus test of sustaining water-based life must find whether those planets fall in what’s known as a habitable... read more

Don Voigt’s Blog from WAIS Divide Camp; 79º 28’S, 112º 05’W

1/15/2013

Adventures with an LC-130We had an LC-130 parked in our front yard overnight yesterday. They came with fuel (2500 gallons) that we badly needed and arrived just after dinner on Monday. We got our... read more

Don Voigt’s Blog from WAIS Divide Camp; 79º 28’S, 112º 05’W

1/11/2013

Into The GrinderI don't know how it got to be the 9th already. The days are ticking away and we have a lot of drilling left. We are now in the part of the season I call "The Grinder". Others call it... read more

Digging up bones: Elementary school students sort dirt, rocks for lessons on fossils, geosciences

1/4/2013

By Mike Dawson — mdawson@centredaily.com UNIVERSITY PARK — Using pairs of tweezers, fifth-graders from Houserville Elementary School picked through dirt and rocks to find fossils from 15,000-year-... read more

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