Posted on 15/03/2018 by laylan
Dr. Carole Dangoisse was the ESA-sponsored medical doctor spending 12 months at Concordia research station in Antarctica. She facilitated a number of experiments on the effects of isolation, light deprivation, and extreme temperatures on the human body...
Posted on 04/08/2014 by Lisa
As has been the case over the last 10 months, I write this from a remote research Station at the centre of the Antarctic continent. I represent a bold move on behalf of humanity to defy Antarctica’s adverse...
Posted on 27/09/2013 by julien
Melancholy and the infinite Sun
Winter in Concordia seen through the eyes of French glaciologist Albane Barbero. Translated from her French blog. Everything began on 5 May when the Sun said goodbye. We were grouped together at the Astronomia Laboratory for a brunch with vin chaud. After three months of isolation, this get-together ‘in the countryside’ did us a world of good, but we realised all the same: the winter has started for real now. After taking many pictures of the Sun’s farewell we continued with a trilingual game of Pictionary: Italian, English and French. We ended the day with a visit to the hair salon and continued upgrading our library by adding dividers by letter, we...
Posted on 07/06/2013 by julien
The essence of Antarctic nightFebruary 2011 – last aircraft