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Antarctica—A Continent for Science

Lecture no. 20 from the course: National Geographic Polar Explorations

Antarctica—A Continent for Science

Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession and 4 others | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses

Survey the discoveries made and hardships suffered during centuries of scientific exploration in Antarctica, including a research expedition that sought viable emperor penguin eggs in an attempt to unlock an evolutionary mystery. See how Antarctic research helped create the modern sciences of oceanography, climatology, and glaciology, and is still driving scientific progress.

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