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  • n. One who remains at an Antarctic base during the quiet winter season.


winter +‎ over (Wiktionary)


  • During 1987, Dr. Draggan became the first NSF staff member to winterover on the Antarctic Continent, managing activities at McMurdo Station of the U.S.

    Contributor: Sidney Draggan

  • Two are from Denis, and another two are from Robert Schwarz who is another winterover, working on another CMB polarization experiment, QUAD.

    To the Ends of the Earth

  • I’m the winterover for the BICEP experiment (a CMB polarization telescope aiming to look for B-mode polarization).

    To the Ends of the Earth


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