Today, we leave Moscow and fly six time zones overnight to reach Yakutsk.
It is an exciting experience to meet enthusiastic scientists and embark on an adventure together.
The amazing part of the mixture of people involved in the Polaris Project is that we have expert PIs in every aspect of polar research with us – from soils, forests, rivers, lakes, and atmosphere – all investigating some aspect of how carbon cycles through the environment and how carbon is released from the permafrost into the atmosphere as well through many pathways.
So as students design their research projects, they get to bounce their ideas off of some phenomenal experts, who help bring new perspectives and focus to their design.
Many speed dating events are targeted at particular communities: for example, LGBT people, polyamorists, Some feel that speed dating has some obvious advantages over most other venues for meeting people, such as bars, discotheques, etc.
In reading before my trip, I learned that the “Red” in the name actually comes from the Russian word for “beautiful” and originated in the 15 One of the things I liked the most about visiting Moscow was an introduction to the Russian language.
Requirement for each event vary with the organizer.
Specific age range based on gender is a common restriction for events.
At the end of the event participants submit to the organizers a list of who they would like to provide their contact information to.
If there is a match, contact information is forwarded to both parties.