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- n. One who remains at an Antarctic base during the quiet winter season.
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.
Two are from Denis, and another two are from Robert Schwarz who is another winterover, working on another CMB polarization experiment, QUAD.
I’m the winterover for the BICEP experiment (a CMB polarization telescope aiming to look for B-mode polarization).