Exploratorium home Exploratorium home Explo.tv
Browse media archive by:
Search 
Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
The Train from Pole to Troll (Clip)
Date: February 25, 2009
Running Time: 00:02:45

Other Viewing Options
This program is available for download in the Ice Stories Polar Media Collection.


At the South Pole, the Ice Stories crew met up with correspondent Zoe Courville just before she and her team embarked on their 3,000 km traverse across the desolate and frigid East Antarctic Ice Sheet. In this video, Zoe gives us a tour of the vehicles they are taking on their cross-continent journey, including their living module, sleeping quarters, and science sled.
This collection of individual programs tells a wide range of stories, reflecting the diverse interests of the Exploratorium community.

Upcoming

00:30:00
After Dark - Photographing the Universe with Hubble (Webcast)
5/7/2015   Time: 8:00 PM PDT
We are thrilled to host Hubble Imaging expert, Zolt Levay, from the Space Telescope Institute f ...
 
00:10:00
Science in the City - Living With Wildlife in the Bay Area (Clip)
5/13/2015   
With the ever shifting boundaries between humans and wildlife in the Bay Area, the daily r ...
 
00:30:00
Rosetta Mission - Spring 2015 Update (Webcast)
5/14/2015   Time: 7:30 PM PDT
Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty as he gives an update on the Rosetta Mission, the ...
 
00:05:00
Science in the City - Sound Reconstruction (Clip)
6/10/2015   
Experimental physicist Carl Haber optically scans antique audio recordings, such as wax cylinder ...

Featured

00:30:00
Rosetta Mission - Preparing for Landing (Clip)
11/7/2014   
The race to find Philae's landing site could only begin once Rosetta arrived at comet, 67P/Churyu ...
 
00:02:37
Arts at the Exploratorium - Bob Miller - Light Walk (1982) (Clip)
10/21/2014   
Light Walk captures former Exploratorium artist and "natural philosopher" Bob Miller (1935 ...
 
00:30:00
Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - How Is Technology Changing Ocean Research and Exploration? (Clip)
9/29/2014   
Join us for a live chat with researchers aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus as they study ...
 
00:05:21
Exploratorium at the Piers - Exploratorium at Pier 15: Green Machine (Clip)
2/6/2013   
Catch a sneak peak of our new nine-acre campus at Piers 15/17 with Building Operations ...
 
00:06:20
Science in the City - Airships (Clip)
8/8/2012   
Take to the skies on board the zeppelin Eureka with pilot Andrea Deyling of Airship Ventures ...

Recent

00:20:00
Miscellaneous - Full-Spectrum | Hubble Space Telescope (Clip)
4/30/2015   
5 years and 5 servicing missions have provided scientists and the public with unprecedented views ...
 
00:03:23
Miscellaneous - Scientific American and Exploratorium present: You Make It Happen with Ken Finn (Loop de loop) (Clip)
4/22/2015   
Join the Exploratorium's very own Ken Finn as he demonstrates fun activities, mixing ...
 
00:02:12
Miscellaneous - Scientific American and Exploratorium present: You Make It Happen with Ken Finn (Sweater) (Clip)
4/22/2015   
Join the Exploratorium's very own Ken Finn as he demonstrates fun activities, mixing up science ...
 
02:00:00
Miscellaneous - Off the Screen: Joshua Light Show with Linda Perhacs and Julia Holter (Clip)
4/19/2015   
The legendary Joshua Light Show returns to the Exploratoriumís Kanbar Forum to improvise an imm ...
 
00:05:00
Science in the City - Tofu (Clip)
4/8/2015   
Curious about Tofu? The folks over at Hodo Soy Beanery tell us everything we ever wanted to know ...