Antartica

A professor explores the Arctic

Dr. Robin Bell, Professor at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University in New York City, has coordinated ten major expeditions to Antarctica and Greenland to study the melting polar ice caps. She joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss her scientific travels.

A massive iceberg breaks free from Antarctica

Dave Mosher is a science reporter who has written for Scientific American, popular mechanics, National Geographic News and Discovery.com. Throughout his career, he has watched humans and robots launch into space, toured a cutting-edge nuclear reactor and flown over the north pole to catch a total solar eclipse. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the […]

SciTech Now Episode 409

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at one ranger helping sea lions; women in space; the massive iceberg that broke free from Antarctica; and teaching children through gaming.