TITLE

Stargazing at the South Pole

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, David
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/22/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1774, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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..
ACCESSION #
9107222007

 

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