A Byrd’s Eye View Of The Hollow Concept

Technological advances are constantly changing scientific interpretations of the composition of our planet… traditionally seen as a solid object comprised of a thin crust, thicker mantle, molten iron outer core and solid inner core. But the seismic evidence of this is far from conclusive… unable to definitively disprove notions of early scientists such as Edmond…

A Byrd’s eye view of the Antarctic continent

If you browsed through a copy of America’s Social Register you’d find it hard to discover a figure more entwined with the establishment than Richard Evelyn Byrd, a naval officer born in Winchester, Virginia, on 25 October 1888. The son of Esther Bolling and Richard Evelyn Byrd Sr, Byrd was a descendant of one of…

Sir Ernest Shackleton

As a team of scientists heads towards Antarctica to investigate one of the most remote parts of the region, it’s a fitting time to pay tribute to Sir Ernest Shackleton, one of the great Antractic explorers, who passed away 97 years ago today. Yesterday the SA Agulhas II set sail towards the Larsen C Ice…