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Antarctic Extremes

Journey to Antarctica in a new digital series from NOVA and PBS Digital Studios, and discover what it takes to do science in Earth’s most remote natural laboratory. Hosts Caitlin Saks and Arlo Pérez set up shop at the largest research base in Antarctica and embed with scientists and support staff alike to find out what it’s like to live, work and do science on our southernmost continent.

Antarctic Extremes

S01E04 · What is it Like to Live in Antarctica?

People have been visiting Antarctica for over a century. Today, living in Antarctica is a... More

People have been visiting Antarctica for over a century. Today, living in Antarctica is a bit different. Eclectic bands of scientists and support personnel are drawn to the continent and, every year, a crew makes their home on “the ice.” Will hosts Caitlin Saks and Arlo Pérez be able to discover what it is about this icy, seemingly inhospitable place that makes it so alluring?

2-27-202000:09:41
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