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00:01:09
Shots of the calving front of the Jakobsavn Glacier, Greenland's fastest moving glacier. Includes two shots of Mark Fahnestock's helicopter flying over.

00:30:36
Join us as we celebrate the beginning of summer in the Arctic and the long, cold winter in Antarctica. We'll connect live to two polar field sites: Summit Camp atop Greenland's vast ice sheet, where the sun will be shining 24 hours a day, and the South Pole Research Station, now in the middle of 6 months of darkness.

00:01:48
To get to Greenland, scientists fly with the 109th Air National Guard in a Hercules C-130 aircraft. It is definitely not your typical airline experience.

00:02:52
At the National Ice Core Lab in Denver, Colorado, scientists study ice cores in a Class 100 clean room lab kept at minus 7 degrees F.

00:39:23
Join us for more conversation with David Ainley and other researchers studying Adelie penguins in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

00:29:28
Scientist working on the South Pole Telescope explain data collection, focusing on the telescope's receiver, a precise instrument with a thousand "eyes" pointed to the distant universe.

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

00:46:36
Meet glaciologist Slawek Tulaczyk and his team, who work in the fast-emerging field of ice sheet dynamics. They speak to us just after returning from a month at a remote camp on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

00:23:54
Watch as three giant helium balloons are launched above Antarctica to study climate history; listen as scientists talk about balloon research.

00:40:13
Scientists at Palmer Research Station in Antarctica talk about their research: How is the rich marine ecosystem just offshore responding to melting sea ice and global climate change?