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  • The microscope doctor

    Jim Janoso has created a very nice niche for himself. He is the microscope doctor. His patients: hard working microscopes in field stations in the most rem… Read More
  • Extreme Science

    It’s snowing heavily today. (A year ago, instead of snow, it rained cats and dogs here at Palmer.) The icebergs on the bay are covered by a frosting, like… Read More
  • Ambushed by Icebergs

    This morning we were ambushed by icebergs. We woke up and realized we were prisoners of large chunks of ice that completely blocked the entrance to our tiny har… Read More
  • Open Mic night at Palmer Station

    Last night was “open mic” here at Palmer Station.  The cozy lounge with the leather chairs and book cases was transformed into a theater, compl… Read More
  • Breakfast in Antarctica

    It is 7:30 a.m. (we’re on Chile time) and the smell of freshly baked bread fills the galley at Palmer Station, the only U.S. polar station north of the An… Read More