The Stream

Antarctica’s science seekers

Scientists discuss the potential for research in one of the world’s most inhospitable locations.

What compels scientists from around the world to live in one of the coldest and most isolated places on earth? Considered the last pristine continent, Antarctica is a prime research destination for climate scientists, geologists and others. We’ll speak to Antarctica’s scientific community about their work and why it’s worth taking a closer look at the continent at the bottom of the world. Join our conversation at 19:30 GMT.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with:

Scott Borg @NSF_OPP
Head of Antarctic Sciences at National Science Foundation

Lorenzo Moggio @Antarnauta
Physicist and Atmospheric Antarctic Scientist

Slawek Tulaczyk
Glaciologist, University of California-Santa Cruz

Carolyn Dowling @DowlingStories  
Geo-chemist, Ball State University

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