Jocelyn standing in front of the IceCube Lab
IceCube In Person Jocelyn update This was my first day without altitude medication and I’m happy to report I am feeling great! I even walked a couple kilometers outside. I took A LOT of breaks to…
Midday walk in front of the South Pole Station
Back to being me Jocelyn update Hello, everyone!! I woke up this morning feeling wonderful, with only a tiny, itty, bitty headache that I soothed with Tylenol, coffee, and lots of water. Could this…
View from the South Pole Station
THE GAME Part 2 This post will be short and sweet. I just wanted to come on and say that I WON THE GAME! I'M AT THE SOUTH POLE!!!! I got in this morning around 2am and have spent the day just…
Updated flight information on the T.V.
THE GAME There is a game that you have to play when traveling to, and around, Antarctica. Here are the rules: You don’t choose THE GAME; it chooses you. There is an unlimited number of players.…
Ross Ice Shelf 11:45pm
Extraordinary I'm not sure which I am enjoying more- the sights/weather at McMurdo station or the people stationed here. They make up quite an extraordinary pair. I feel like I am on an alien planet…
First view of Antarctica from the plane
I’M ON ANTARCTICA! I wanted to be more original with my title, but I can’t believe I’m here! Stepping off the plane yesterday was breath taking. I’m having trouble now just finding the words to…
Clothing Distribution Center
I’m warm, but I’m cold. A great day in Christchurch! I started the day at the Clothing Distribution Center with a general orientation. It’s very amusing to see different parts of this building in…
Arriving in Christchurch, New Zealand
Time Traveling Hello friends. I am writing this from…the fuuuuuture. Well, kind of. Today I arrived in Christchurch, New Zealand, completing two of the four flights that will take me to the South…
IceCube interview with Jocelyn
A Very Cool IceCube Welcome I can't wait to join the IceCube team at the South Pole! I start my journey tomorrow. This is a fun Q&A I did while visiting the lab in Wisconsin. IceCube interview…
IceCube Lab in Virtual Reality at the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery
The Night Before Am I supposed to sleep now? How? I’m. So. Excited. Also, a little nervous. Also, a little uneasy like I’m forgetting a million things. Let’s see: Fill up pink duffle bag with…
Tech Rehearsal for Jargie the Science Girl!
South Pole: Pause I’m taking a break from South Pole prep to get ready for our last national Jargie the Science Girl! show of 2019! I’m so happy the dates for the South Pole matched up perfectly…
A Californian's Guide to Winter Wear I’ve lived in Southern California my entire life. I rarely travel to cold places. In fact, on my visit to Madison, WI I bought a new sweater because the weather…