Back on Earth, scientists found the most frigid spot on the planet. Unsurprisingly, it's on Antarctica, between two summits on the East Antarctic Plateau.
Spots along a high ice ridge between Dome Argus and Dome Fuji regularly get down to a teeth-chattering minus 136 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 93.2 degrees Celsius), according to detailed satellite measurements. The coldest temperatures were measured on Aug. 10, 2010, when the snow on the surface in these spots was colder than dry ice.
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