Roald Amundsen

4:01am

Thu December 15, 2011
Science

South Pole Science - 100 Years On

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100 years ago yesterday, Norway’s Roald Amundsen beat England’s Robert Scott in man’s race to reach The South Pole.  A mission of science propelled many of these early expeditions, and such inquiry continues as the remarkable endeavor of polar scientists today.  

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