He Spent 40 Years Alone in the Woods, and Now Scientists Love Him

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Gothic in Colorado is one of the coldest places in the United States. For many years, it has been a ghost town. To be fair, the ghost town has been abandoned since the 1920s.

However, there is still one person who calls the city home. For more than 40 years, Billy Barr has lived in a small cabin in the city. He records data about the snowpack to pass the time.

And not only he is the resident of a ghost town, he is invaluable to science. For many years, he provided scientists with a treasure trove of climate change data.

This short documentary, profiles the person who lives in an abandon place, and is still invaluable to science.

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