Steffen Richter is an electrical engineer working for Harvard University. His job is to run the BICEP 2 telescope at the Geographic South Pole during the Austral winter. In previous assignments he has taken care of BICEP 1, AMANDA, IceCube, SPASE, VULCAN and a few other experiments. Since 1997 he has spent 9 winters at the Geographic South Pole.
When not at the Pole he enjoys life and can be found in some remote corner of our beautiful planet.
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