Hundreds attend second annual Polar Day

May 15, 2014

The second annual "Polar Day" brought together hundreds of university and community members alike. Arguably the most uncanny moment in this year's Polar Day was an aural experience unlike any that had been heard before: a "data sonification" of ice. But what continues to resonate most with most participants in this year's Polar Day was the electrifying talk by Felicity Aston, the first woman to traverse Antarctica solo and the first human to do so under her own muscle alone.