Photo Friday: A trip to Emperor Penguin Colony


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As it’s been a while since my last Photo Friday article, I’ve got a little gem of a Photo Friday for all of you this week. We went to see the nearby Emperor Penguins Colony last Wednesday, and this is … Continue reading

The new record for low temperature at Halley

The last week was particularly cold in comparison to all my time here at Halley. We had a few days when the outside air temperature, without factoring in the wind chill, would drop to below -50°C (where below means in the direction of -60°C). Early this morning it seems we’ve seen the lowest temperature since the Met records started at Halley, at -55.4°C (exceeding the previous record low of -55.3°C by 0.1°C). This still needs to be confirmed, but we’re claiming the new record anyway! Continue reading