Browsing 250 - 257 results of 257 programs for subject - Life Science/Biology
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! In the Exploratorium Live@ studio, we welcome Dr. Karen Kalumuk, who will talk about life in extreme conditions. Exploratorium staff member Mary Miller is joined by Craig Dunne, a technician at McMurdo Station, to talk about extreme conditions. In this segment, author Sophie Webb joins us in our Webcast studio to talk about her work with penguins and answer audience questions. In today's webcast, California Academy of Science's Pam Schullar talks about her work with penguins and answers audience questions. Karen Joyce has spent 10 seasons in Antarctica. From our studio at the Exploratorium, we talked with Ms. Joyce about what life is like in Antarctica. McMurdo Station is the American staging area for Antarctic research. At the edge of Ross Island, off the coast of the continent, a small town of workers feed, house, prepare, supply, fuel, transport, and protect those who conduct field research throughout Antarctica and the surrounding waters. The community numbers 1,000 in the summer and 200 in the winter.
And the community has a garden. In these conditions