Exactly 127 days of total darkness, extreme temperatures of -56°C and a complete isolation from the rest of the world. ‘And then we heard about this disease that was killing a lot of people.’ UT alumnus Vishnu Nandan just returned from the Arctic. He describes his experience during the largest polar expedition in history.
Four months of complete darkness and a high risk of being attacked by a polar bear. Those are just some of the dangers ITC alumnus Vishnu Nandan will be facing soon. This Friday, the researcher is embarking on the largest polar expedition in history.