February 9th at 16:00 in the Museum of History of Ukraine (m. Kyiv, Volodimirskaya str., 2) an exhibition "Ukrainian Antarctica." It is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the "Akademik Vernadsky" - the only Antarctic station Ukraine conducting research.
"Akademik Vernadsky" - Meteorological and Geophysical Observatory, which was founded in 1953 as a British station "Faraday" and in 1996 handed over to Ukraine. It is made climate monitoring, research of mineral resources and changes in the magnetic field of Earth observation of life on the continent and under water. Based on the microorganisms Ukrainian Antarctic polar biologists have created a cure for cancer and inflammation, and Burns cream is already helping wounded soldiers ATO. The exhibition "Ukrainian Antarctica" you can find out about the history of the founding of transfer of station and the British Antarctic Society for Ukraine, Ukrainian Life polar station, get acquainted with unique exhibits, photographs and video of Antarctica.