Stargazing at the South Pole

Smith, David
June 1991
New Scientist;6/22/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1774, p33
Asserts that the South Pole offers excellent conditions for astronomical observation. The Amundsen-South Pole Station; Robert Falcon Scott; Aeronomy and glaciology; The American National Academy of Sciences and its recognition of the potential of the South Pole as an astronomical site; Martin Pomerantz and his idea of establishing an Antarctic Observatory. INSET: Astronomers take advantage of Antarctica's clear weather..


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