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Stories of the shutdown effects

Richard Jeong
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Oct 11, 2013 — 

Government shutdown bars researchers from Antarctica and freezes climate science
Government shutdown bars researchers from Antarctica and freezes climate science
Last Friday, Sebastian Vivancos embarked on the journey of a lifetime: He was headed to Antarctica. But on Tuesday, the National Science Foundation announced Tuesday that it was putting its three Antarctic research bases in caretaker mode, with only skeleton crews remaining to maintain the stations.
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