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Nicky Phillips is Science Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Nicky Phillips For Greg Mortimer, one of three expedition leaders whose program chartered the beset Akademik Shokalskiy, arriving on board rescue vessel the Aurora Australis came with mixed emotions.
Nicky Phillips The last of the stranded Akademik Shokalskiy passengers have safely boarded their rescue ship.
Nicky Phillips Stephen Davidson remembers the moment when, after 12 hours of ramming, the Aurora Australis ice-breaker freed a ship trapped in thick sea ice in 2001.
Nicky Phillips From beaches, hot air balloons, cruise ships and mountain tops, tens of thousands of eclipse watchers in far north Queensland witnessed a rare solar spectacle on Wednesday morning.