Congress: Shutdown Exemption for the United States Antarctic Program
Masters of uncertainty
Oct 12, 2013 — http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/10/why-shutting-down-u-s-antarctic-research-will-have-global-repercussions/
...Antarctic scientists and support staff are masters of uncertainty given the harsh conditions inherent in their posting. But in a place where natural conditions are challenging enough, it’s disheartening that the greatest threat of all is coming from the very system meant to support the Antarctic science in the first place.