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Tardigrades are amazing creatures that can withstand the most extreme conditions on Earth, as well as the vacuum of space! This unique and charismatic animal has the ability to survive in a variety of situations. In today's program, Exploratorium scientist Karen Kalumuck will continue our programming about life in extreme environments as it relates to the search for 'habitability' on Mars.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: August 23, 2012
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, General Science, Life Science/Biology
Running Time:
00:29:33
Join Exploratorium biologist Karen Kalumuck as she investigates the characteristics of living organisms and ecosystems, and how climate change affects them.

Project: Science from the Poles | Browse All

Date: December 6, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology
Running Time:
0:38:44
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: January 9, 2002
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Biology/Life Science
Running Time:
0:23:30
In the Exploratorium Live@ studio, we welcome Dr. Karen Kalumuk, who will talk about life in extreme conditions.

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

Date: December 13, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology
Running Time:
0:21:57
Exploratorium staff member Mary Miller is joined by Craig Dunne, a technician at McMurdo Station, to talk about extreme conditions.

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

Date: December 13, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology
Running Time:
0:35:49
Noel and Paul spent several days at an active volcano, called Mt. Erebus. Join them for more stories about their trip and what the scientists are doing there.

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

Date: December 12, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
0:28:48
Join Exploratorium staff member Julie Konop as she gives us a tour of McMurdo Station in Antarctica.

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

Date: December 7, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science