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For two days Summit Camp, Greenland experienced strong winds and blowing snow, making work, and even walking around camp, difficult. Aeolian Landscape is an exhibit in which a miniature wind-swept desert landscape is recreated by an electric fan and finely ground sand that mimics the process of wind picking up and depositing small particles. Visitors can change the direction of the fan, influencing the shape of the dunes. An clip of the Aeolian Landscape exhibit by artist Ned Kahn. Blowing air sculpts sand into an ever-changing landscape. We learn about Hubble's new solar arrays, and Dr. Bruce Margon talks about the future of Hubble and about the Next Generation Telescope, which will eventually replace Hubble. Join the Origins team as they travel to Antarctica. We sent Mary, Noel, Paul, and Julie to explore scientific wonders from McMurdo to the Pole. Learn all about the extreme science being conducted at the South Pole in a daily dispatch from Terra Australis Incognita!