Epi el neutrino extraterrestre (I)

Epi el neutrino extraterrestre (I)

2 de Enero de 2012. Tras unos días de celebraciones y actividades en la base, volvemos a una cierta normalidad, si es que puede hablarse de normalidad en este sitio. En buena parte del Planeta todavía se celebra la entrada del nuevo año. La población de ‘icecubers’ ronda la decena y esta mañana toca hacer […]

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Primeras semanas en casa

Primeras semanas en España tras este año polar. Una de las preguntas más frecuentes es “cómo está resultando la adaptación”. Uno responde casi por inercia que “rara”. Y es cierto que está siendo rara, pero quizá por motivos diferentes a los que esperaba. Los únicos detalles que parecieron ajustarse un poco al guion de una […]

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Mi primera hora

Already one hour here, doesn’t time fly? If the full ‘day’ is going to be like this, it’s going to be tough. But this is a fascinating place. I like sitting in the dinning room and look through the window to the frozen ocean which extends where the sight can’t reach. I like how […]

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El Sol II

The other day I discovered something amazing. It is a well known fact, but i haven’t thought of it before. I was in the computers room of icecube (in the Station) and the sun started to enter through the window. It was 22h, but the fanny thing was that it was moving in the ‘wrong’ […]

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El Sol en el Polo

Being at the point where the Earth rotation axis goes through has interesting consequences. One is to have the Sun up for 6 months and down for other 6 months. But other places above the polar circles also experience the midnight sun. Poles are special in one sense. Let’s see it with a formula, […]

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A la espera

I profit the spare hours we have while we are blocked at Christchurch (CHC) to post my fist entry in this blog. I came to the Antarctic Center where we have free internet. In the hotels you pay for trafic, 5NZD for 50Mb. Sometimes it may take 3h, other just 15 minutes to run […]

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