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A tattoo lasts a lifetime, thanks to your white blood cells. Watch and listen as researcher Mike McGrath explains how these warrior cells protect you from disease—and keep body art intact. What's so special about the sea urchin? Watch and listen as urchin researcher Fred Wilt describes the things he and others observe under the microscope. In this video, ride in a special Mattracks truck across the ice sheet with geologist Christina Riesselman as she travels with ANDRILL Staff Scientist Richard Levy from McMurdo Station to the ANDRILL drill site. They investigate the truck’s special wheels, observe beautiful panoramas of the Transantarctic Mountains, and hear the drill running at the drill site. Join us for more conversation with David Ainley and other researchers studying Adelie penguins in Antarctica’s Ross Sea. This machinima, a movie made entirely within Second Life (a 3-D virtual world), shows a simulation of the impact of a meteor on the surface of Mars. Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty as he gives us an update on Mars and examines the possibility of an upcoming asteroid collision with the red planet! 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. Glaciologist and Ice Stories correspondent Nadine Quintana Krupinski gives us a brief tour of her deep field camp on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Hear more from scientists working on the Ice Cube telescope at the South Pole. Watch as three giant helium balloons are launched above Antarctica to study climate history; listen as scientists talk about balloon research.