PacSci-Doku: "Here Comes The Sun" Answer

By Dennis Schatz - Senior Vice President for Strategic Programs

The question in this edition is:

What does everyone living at the North or South Pole look forward to?

The answer: First Dawn

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A person living at the poles gets to experience six months of daylight followed by six months of night. Imagine yourself at one of the poles after six months of darkness, waiting for the Sun to slowly peek above the horizon - the first and only dawn of the year. Of course, no one lives right at the poles, but individuals stationed in Antarctica or people living in Northern Alaska, Scandinavia or Russia experience many days without the Sun. Get a personal view of the First Dawn from a researcher living in the Antarctic.

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