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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Reminds me of an episode of House.

    Yes, they have year-round research labs there.
    The live under a dome that is marginally heated and there are buildings inside the dome that IIRC are heated to above freezing. I don't think it is particularly comfortable, but they do stay there the entire winter.

    As for what to do, there have been cases in the news of scientists getting sick or learning they have cancer and being unable to get out until spring. AFAIK, Nothing goes in or out during winter.

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    maximum pressures from 45 to 200 times greater than found in volcanic events (2->20 Gpa)

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    Quote Originally Posted by oxmixmudd View Post
    The live under a dome that is marginally heated and there are buildings inside the dome that IIRC are heated to above freezing. I don't think it is particularly comfortable, but they do stay there the entire winter.

    As for what to do, there have been cases in the news of scientists getting sick or learning they have cancer and being unable to get out until spring. AFAIK, Nothing goes in or out during winter.

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    And that was pretty much the story line - and the urgency - of the episode mentioned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oxmixmudd View Post
    The live under a dome that is marginally heated and there are buildings inside the dome that IIRC are heated to above freezing. I don't think it is particularly comfortable, but they do stay there the entire winter.

    As for what to do, there have been cases in the news of scientists getting sick or learning they have cancer and being unable to get out until spring. AFAIK, Nothing goes in or out during winter.

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    It was like that, but now they have a new station.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amunds...h_Pole_Station
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    Quote Originally Posted by stfoskey15 View Post
    It was like that, but now they have a new station.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amunds...h_Pole_Station
    A nice story on what it takes to run an IT system at the South Pole:
    https://arstechnica.com/features/201...e-data-center/

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLurch View Post
    A nice story on what it takes to run an IT system at the South Pole:
    https://arstechnica.com/features/201...e-data-center/
    Wow, I'm a data center kinda guy, and it never even occurred to me you'd have to HEAT a data center!

    Good article!

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