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0:20:22
Today we connect with Mary Miller and Noel Wanner, who are at the South Pole, and find out about the science going on there.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 20, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): General Science
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0:41:11
Learn more from the South Pole, as Mary and Noel speak to scientists about the DASI telescope

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 20, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics, Astronomy/Space Science
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0:22:47
Dr. Nils Halvorson is in the Live@ studio and sheds light on the DASI telescope at the South Pole.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 20, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Geology
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0:35:54
Exploratorium staff scientist, Dr. Paul Doherty, talks about his photos of Antarctica.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 19, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science
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0:24:35
In this webcast, we talk to Exploratorium staff particle physicist, Thomas Humphrey, about neutrinos

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 19, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics
Running Time:
0:38:57
Do you know what a 'Spryte' is? Watch this webcast to learn more and see footage from the Penguin Ranch in Antarctica!

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 16, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology
Running Time:
0:24:05
Visit the Penguin Ranch and learn more about these fascinating creatures.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 15, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science, Biology
Running Time:
0:24:05
Join the Origins team as they travel to Antarctica. We sent Mary, Noel, Paul, and Julie to explore scientific wonders from McMurdo to the Pole. Learn all about the extreme science being conducted at the South Pole in a daily dispatch from Terra Australis Incognita!

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 15, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology
Running Time:
0:41:27
In this special "holiday" edition of Iron Science Teacher, Paul Doherty joins our competition in the webcast studio live from Antarctica. Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week's "secret" ingredient: ice!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: December 14, 2001
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science
Running Time:
0:46:48
In 1963 Benoit Mandelbrot introduced the fractal concept. Fractals are shapes or behaviors that have similar properties at all levels of magnification. Just as the sphere is a concept that unites raindrops, basketballs and Mars, so fractal is a concept that unites clouds, coastlines, plants and strange attractors. Dr. Mandelbrot dropped in for a visit during our 2001 series of webcasts about Antarctica. We took some time out from the freezing cold to interview him.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 14, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Mathematics