Cyprien Verseux is a glaciologist and biologist, working on the most remote scientific base on Earth, in Concordia in Antarctica which is around 1,000 miles from the Geographical South Pole.
Les températures sont remontées au-dessus des -70°C, mais il fait encore un peu frais pour manger dehors…
— Cyprien Verseux (@CyprienVerseux) October 1, 2018
Cyprien Verseux tried to eat outside in Antarctica at -94ºF (-70ºC). These are the results…
Raclette à #ConcordiaStation.
— Cyprien Verseux (@CyprienVerseux) October 7, 2018
Just for fun, Cyprien decided to go outside and have a go at “cooking,” taking photos of different kinds of foods in the deep freeze.
Of course, it was just a game, but the gravity-defying pictures vividly illustrate the absolute intensity of the cold down there in Antarctica.
Tentative (ratée) d’œufs brouillés à #ConcordiaStation.
— Cyprien Verseux (@CyprienVerseux) October 3, 2018
Temperatures hardly rise above −25 °C in summer and can fall below −80 °C in winter with a recent record –84.6 °C in 2010. The annual average air temperature is −54.5 °C. Humidity is low and it is also very dry, with very little precipitation throughout the year.wikipwedia