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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