Ringing In The New Year, Trapped By Antarctic Ice

NPR | Dec. 31, 2013 3:56 p.m.

As midnight hits, people across the world are celebrating New Year’s. Passengers aboard a research ship that’s been trapped in Antarctic ice rang in the new year as well. They’ve been trapped on the ship for a week, and are expected to be evacuated by helicopter as soon as the weather breaks. Audie Cornish talks with Alok Jha, a science correspondent for The Guardian who’s aboard the ship.


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