"Antarctic Research Station Looks Like a Spaceship"
Science, Design & Disrupt
Antarctica is on Earth, but it feels alien—a vast, cold, rapidly melting desert populated by scientists and emperor penguins. So it makes sense that today’s Antarctic research stations look a lot like spaceships: They’re often the only things protecting their inhabitants from inhospitable places people really shouldn’t be living in... Full article via WIRED
image 1: The bright red module of Halley VI, Britain’s Antarctic research station, houses a dining area, a pool table, a gym, a TV lounge, and presumably a well-stocked bar. Photography by James Morris.
image 2: The eight modules that make up Halley VI are each dedicated to a particular function: science, sleeping, socializing, or generating power. Photography by James Morris.
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