This week at Casey

  • Matt Melhuish, Nick Johnston, Cary Collis, Steve McInnerney beside the completed pool at Casey midwinter 2014

    18 July 2014 Single page view

    Cutting the hole in the ice, the many beards of Casey, and another stunning meal to remember

  • Lovely view of Casey from over the frozen Newcombe bay

    11 July 2014 Single page view

    Shane and Matt venture out into the field to do some science, and the plants in hydroponics get a haircut.

  • A stunning sunset darkens to black at Casey during June 2014

    4 July 2014 Single page view

    The Red Shed Games, a chilly dip, stunning skies, and a weather summary this week at Casey

  • Chef Eddie shows off his iced igloo dessert - he has a dark beard and big smile

    27 June 2014 Single page view

    Two hundred kilometre per hour winds, the winter solstice celebrated, and holiday fun at Casey this week. Plus, a midwinters dinner of epic proportions, and not to be missed. (WARNING: do not read if hungry)

  • Expeditioners take a break on the trooper, en-route to Robbo's Hut

    20 June 2014 Single page view

    A trip to Robbos, some alternative cuisine and the inter-station darts competition all feature in this week's news from Casey station.

  • A cup of hot water thrown into the air immediately vapourises and is captured by the camera as a spray of coloured cloud

    13 June 2014 Single page view

    At Casey this week: growing salad greens in hydroponics, a trip to Wilkes and Jacks huts, what we do when it gets cold, plus strange sounds and smells from a rare Antarctic creature.

  • The wooden plaque/trophy made by Scott Clifford for the winner of the Casey darts tournament

    6 June 2014 Single page view

    This week at Casey we have the annual high stakes darts tournament, unwinding at the Wilkes Hilton, what it's like to be a carpenter here, and the weather summary for the month of May.

  • Toffee apples ready for dessert

    30 May 2014 Single page view

    This week at Casey we hear about the abundance of snow on station, and the problems this causes. We also hear about experiments in home-made beef jerky, everybody’s friend Herman, and steaks with the blues.

  • The Casey sign at night - a wooden sign indicating Casey station but also on the pole above are smaller signs indicating the directions of other places from Casey

    23 May 2014 Single page view

    Casey at night, liquid amber snow petrels and sunsets, shifting snow, and preparations for summer science.

  • Crème caramel on plates with sauce

    16 May 2014 Single page view

    Mother's Day is celebrated at Casey this week plus we achieve some chilly plumbing, the trades bust some myths with science, followed by a wine and food tasting extravaganza.

  • The aurora australis above Casey during April 2014

    9 May 2014 Single page view

    Multi-coloured aurora, April weather highlights and reflecting on our missing furry friends - all part of this week at Casey.

  • A single snowflake

    2 May 2014 Single page view

    From the immense to the miniscule - the solar eclipse, a perfect snowflake, and other things in between.

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