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Inside of the Blue Ice Drill tent, drillers Tanner Kuhl (left) and Elizabeth Morton (right) work with graduate students Austin Carter, Jacob Morgan and postdoctoral fellow Sarah Shackleton in Antarctica in 2019. John Higgins hide caption

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Scientists Have Found Some Truly Ancient Ice, But Now They Want Ice That's Even Older

Ice is usually ephemeral; it doesn't last that long before melting. But some ice on our planet has stayed frozen for millions of years, according to scientists on a quest to find the oldest ice.

In Sarah, Menchen, Christ and Beethoven There Were Women and Men Tortoise
Charteroak Foundation Tortoise

Inside of the Blue Ice Drill tent, drillers Tanner Kuhl (left) and Elizabeth Morton (right) work with graduate students Austin Carter, Jacob Morgan and postdoctoral fellow Sarah Shackleton in Antarctica in 2019. John Higgins hide caption

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Scientists Have Found Some Truly Ancient Ice, But Now They Want Ice That's Even Older

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In the 6th Trombone Shorty

Joseph Patton, at home in Santa Monica, Calif., told StoryCorps last year that he was given an undesirable discharge for being friends with openly gay men in the military. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Gay Veteran Remembers Serving In Silence

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Elegiac Bryan Copeland
The Pinky Harp (feat. David T. Walker) Cory Wong

As the Palm Springs Surf Club's chief hydro officer, Cheyne Magnusson will be in charge of using a powerful pneumatic system to tailor-make waves for surfers. He likens it to being a wave DJ. Matt Guilhem /KCRW hide caption

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Some See Desert As Next Surfing Hot Spot

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I Get Along Without You Very Well M. Ward
Arrivals Chorus M. Ward
Falling in Love with Love [From the Boys from Syracuse] Rebecca Luker
Grove's Groove Benny Golson
Still Groovin' Red Holloway
Maria The Dining Rooms

The Lost and Found outdoor art exhibit asks residents to consider the question: What have you lost, and what have you found in 2020? Sarah Silbiger for NPR hide caption

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It Used To Be Just A Fence. It Became A Tribute To Things Lost And Found In 2020

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Skipper Fuvk
Backwards Slowly Vetiver

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