CREDIT: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Antarctic Scientists Continue to Reel From Shutdown

Jeff tries to explain how government works to readers of Science.

U.S. scientists working in Antarctica continue to feel the negative effects of last fall's government shutdown. The shutdown created a logistical backlog that curtailed this season's activities, jeopardizes many projects scheduled for next season, and raises the bar for new applicants.

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