Travel to Antarctica at the Library with Jim and Py Wolfe

The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Expedition to Antarctica,” with world-traveling couple Jim and Py Wolfe The Rochester Hills Public Library is pleased to welcome world travelers Jim and Py Wolfe to present “Expedition to Antarctica” on Tuesday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. The program will take attendees on adventures beginning in South America with visits to the Chilean Fjords, the Strait of Magellan, the Beagle Channel, and Cape Horne, then on to … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek High School Teacher Does Polar Research in Antarctica

Stoney Creek High School Teacher Starts the New Year by doing Polar Research in Antarctica Eric Thuma, a physics teacher at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills, always wanted to assist in world class scientific research and he lived his lifelong dream by joining Jim Madsen from the University of Wisconsin (River Falls) in Antarctica for three weeks doing equipment upgrades on the COSRAY Neutron Detectors at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The neutron monitors are designed to study cosmic … [Read more...]