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Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA–C. Dangoisse

First light

ESA’s research doctor Carole Dangoisse writes: After 3 months of varying degrees of darkness, but no solar disk on the horizon, the sun has finally re-emerged! What a relief for everyone…. Throughout the week people run to...

Bouncing Sun 24-hour panoramic. ESA/IPEV/PNRA-E. Macdonald-Nethercott

Sunrise sunrise

ESA-sponsored medical doctor Floris van den Berg, now in Antarctica, recounts on his blog his visits to the researchers whose experiments he will run at Concordia research station.  ‘Sunrise, sunrise Looks like mornin’ in your eyes, But the...

Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA-A. Kumar

Goodnight Concordia

Today will be the last time the Concordia crew see the Sun for 3.5 months. Adrianos Golemis, ESA-sponsored research doctor tweeted this: Beginning of the long polar night at Concordia Station – last sunrise today and 3.5...

First sunrise!

This sent in by Alex Kumar just a few hours ago. Welcome, Sun! The flags were raised last Summer and have been eaten away by the harsh climate of Antarctica.