Eric Niiler

@eniiler

Science-tech-nature correspondent for Discovery News, The Washington Post and BBC/PRI The World.

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Giant 60s-era centrifuge can hit 30 g's #NASAsocial

Pumpkin Venn diagram: intersection of deliciousness

Ipanema, Baby! (under clouds)

Flying from Sao Paulo to Rio on Gol Airlines. Waiting for soccer game to break out in the aisle.

Beer of choice while writing about the frozen continent in Brazil

Watching Venus's transit via laptop on top of MIT bldg 37. Too cloudy

Cuttlefish on patrol #mblscijourn12

Catch of the day: summer flounder. #mblscijourn12

Catching squid off the Woods Hole pier. #mblscijourn12 #yumyum

Blast from the past: pulling up core of 6,000 yr old swamp mud deep in Harvard Forest #mblscijourn12

Beautiful morning in Woods Hole. Ready for science camp to begin #MBL

Hi to Baylee Grace and all the first graders at Orange Beach Elementary! #Antarctica

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Sammy the Weddell seal takes a sunbath in front of Scott Base #Antarctica

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Dropping 50,000 year-old ice core back into its hole on Taylor Glacier, #Antarctica. Weird sound a total blast. #NSF

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Adelie penguins and Mt. Erebus. Icons of #Antarctica.

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Provisions from Scott's ill-fated 1911 race to #South Pole. Seal blubber, lamp oil and biscuits at Discovery Hut.

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About to eat a giant #Antarctic isopod inside McMurdo's biology lab.

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This is McMurdo Station, town of almost 1,000 on island off #Antarctic coast. 3 briefings today, South Pole tomorrow.

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Landed this morning at McMurdo Station, #Antarctica. Overcast and 25 w/some snow. Views of endless glaciers from C-17.

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Just got extreme cold weather gear @ US #Antarctic Center, Christchurch. Hopeful on flight to McMurdo tonight.

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