Exploratorium home Exploratorium home Explo.tv
Browse programs by:
Search 
00:46:44
We speak with biologist David Ainley, who has been studying Adelie penguins in Antarctica for more than 25 years

00:02:58
A Kenn Borek Basler (Turbo DC-3) taxis, takes-off, and flies low back over the field at Williams Airfield outside McMurdo Station, Antarctica

00:07:06
Our Exploratorium team talks to scientists from POLENET (Polar Earth Observing Network).

00:01:21
Kenn Borek Basler(s) (more accurately called a Turbo DC-3) at the Williams Field which services McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

00:15:33
UC Berkeley astrophysicist Bill Holzapfel takes us on a tour of the South Pole Telescope and explains how it is unlocking the secrets of the Universe.

00:10:47
We tour the NOAA Atmospheric Research Observatory at the South Pole where scientists are monitoring carbon dioxide levels, CFCs, solar radiation, and the ozone hole.

00:49:29
Our intrepid Exploratorium team shares experiences from their visit to Shackleton's hut. This hut is at Cape Royds, where Shackleton mounted an expedition to the South Pole and made a first ascent of Mt. Erebus.

00:20.15
We take a tour of Black Island, and speak with Tony Marchetti who for the last 13 years has been running this vital communications station for the U.S. Antarctic operations.

00:00:21
Adelie Penguins bicker around their nests at Cape Royds, Ross Island, Antarctica.

00:03:27
Exterior shots of Shackleton's Hut at Cape Royds.