Setting the sensor on the Brunt Ice Shelf
Setting the sensor on the Brunt Ice Shelf
Credit: Thomas Barningham, British Antarctic Survey

Icy moons simulated in Antarctica

Exoplanets and planetary physics
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics

Scientists from the University of Oxford are field-testing seismic sensors in the bitter conditions of Antarctica to simulate the solar system’s icy moons. Dr Ben Fernando from the Department of Physics at Oxford is co-lead on the project.