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00:28:45
South Pole scientists Tom Crawford and Jeff McMahon take us on a virtual tour of the South Pole Station, then discuss working in the polar environment.

Project: Science from the Poles | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2006
Format: Expedition
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, General Science
Running Time:
00:34:45
After years of preparation, scientists from the University of Chicago are making the long journey to the South Pole to begin construction on the new 10-meter telescope. Join us as we talk to scientists at the pole about their long journey, learn about the pre-building of the telescope in Texas last summer; and find out what challenges they face in constructing a major scientific instrument in freezing conditions.

Project: Science from the Poles | Browse All

Date: November 25, 2006
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:31:41
Watch as Exploratorium physicists Paul Doherty and Stephanie Chasteen play around with the leading greenhouse gas: carbon dioxide. What is it? How much is there in our atmosphere? What does it do that is so harmful to the environment?

Project: Science from the Poles | Browse All

Date: November 25, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
0:47:40
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 27, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): General Science
Running Time:
0:18:45
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 23, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): General Science
Running Time:
0:27:16
Live from the South Pole-tunneling under the ice in Antarctica! Exploratorium staff members Mary Miller and Noel Wanner report back on the scientific studies going on at the South Pole.

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

Date: December 22, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology
Running Time:
0:26:41
Today from the South Pole, Mary Miller speaks to Kathryn Rollins, who will tell us about the AMANDA Neutrino Dectector.

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

Date: December 21, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
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
Running Time:
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
Running Time:
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