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00:31:28
Hear more from scientists working on the Ice Cube telescope at the South Pole.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: January 12, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:23:54
Watch as three giant helium balloons are launched above Antarctica to study climate history; listen as scientists talk about balloon research.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: January 10, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:26:09
Today we wrap up our conversations with the ANDRILL scientists (including project leader Dave Harwood) and hear about what lies ahead for the project.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 9, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:29:33
Watch ANDRILL scientists examine a sediment core, find out about new developments, and discover ancient diatoms (single-celled marine organisms).

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:23:36
How do ANDRILL scientists drill and retrieve sediment cores from under the ice and sea, and why do they do it?

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: November 30, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology
Running Time:
00:31:34
Join us for an overview of the ANDRILL (ANtarctic geological DRILLing) Project, a multinational collaboration among 200-plus scientists, students, and educators from five nations, to recover sediment cores (layered sections of earth) from under the Antarctic ice and seas.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: November 28, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:02:51
Christina, a geologist from Stanford University, investigates climate history by scouring sediment samples for diatoms, microscopic marine creatures that lived long ago in Antarctica's McMurdo Sound.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: November 26, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:04:34
Check out this amazing footage of how scientists drop detectors miles into the ice to search for elusive neutrinos.

Project: Science from the Poles | Browse All

Date: January 6, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:31:49
Exploratorium physicist Paul Doherty chats with Richard Levy, a geologist, and Ross Powell, who’s the co-director of the ANDRILL project. They are drilling beneath the Antarctic seafloor, and pulling up sediment cores. By looking at the layers of the past, they hope to help us predict our future.

Project: Science from the Poles | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2006
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:28:33
What do the kids want to know? Join Kirk Bell's fifth grade class (from Children's Day School in San Francisco)as they chat with Holly Troy in Antarctica. Mr. Troy has spent many seasons at McMurdo station working with scientists.

Project: Science from the Poles | Browse All

Date: November 30, 2006
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science