Roald Amundsen en South Pole Science - 100 Years On <p>100 years ago yesterday, Norway&rsquo;s Roald Amundsen beat England&rsquo;s Robert Scott in man&rsquo;s race to reach The South Pole.&nbsp; A mission of science propelled many of these early expeditions, and such inquiry&nbsp;continues as the remarkable endeavor of&nbsp;polar scientists today.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 11:01:00 +0000 Peter Johnson 19145 at South Pole Science - 100 Years On