Bottom of the World, Part 2
For summer soltice, the longest day in the northern hemisphere, we travel to Antarctica. The sun hasn’t shone for months and won’t be back around until September. The second of a two-part story about a young woman who couldn’t seem to find her way in life, until she found her way to Antarctica. The woman recounts some of the strange things that happen on the scientific base where she worked during the six months of darkness that is the Antarctic winter.
Broadcast: Jun 21 2005 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Antarctica
Subjects: Acoustic, Technology, Science, Labor, Travel