”It’s only 36 hours since the first sighting of sea ice, but the icescape has already changed six or seven times.  First it was isolated floes, separated by oddly smooth water.  Then came big angular chunks around half a metre thick and ten metres across, fitting loosely together like giant shards of broken glass.”

Physicist and BBC presenter Helen Czerski blogs about the first days of the expedition.

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