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NASA 'IceBridge Chats' Connect the Public With Antarctica Researchers

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: nasa.gov and boingboing.net
For those who are still blown away by the wonders of instant Internet communication, you'll be stunned to learn about the NASA 'IceBridge Chats.' This flying forum connects the curious public to airborne researchers studying Antarctica.

A team of scientists are working to map the ice surfaces over the polar continent, carried in a DC-8 craft which functions as their laboratory. NASA 'IceBridge Chats' plans to open to the public for one hour at a time, allowing eager followers to inquire about the mission.