Two Scientists Have a Frank and Honest Discussion about Antarctica

  • Released Friday, March 18, 2022
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NASA Glaciologists Kelly Brunt and Alex Gardner discuss the history, challenges and evolution of mapping the Antarctic continent and what it means for science and society.

Music: "Man vs. Clock," "Curious," "Transitions," "Phosphorus," "Hypervelocity," "Double Agent," "Bloom," "Mirroring Thought," Universal Production Music.

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Notes on footage:

00:00-00:06; 00:32-00:38: Provided by Michael Wethington

00:07-00:13; 09:07-09:15: Provided by

02:06-02:14: Provided by Robert Bindschadler

02:16-02:18; 06:26-06:30: Provided by Brooke Medley

05:02-05:07: Provided by Helen Millman

06:30-06:46; 07:04-07:08: Provided by the National Science Foundation

07:11-08:15: Provided by the National Reconnaissance Office

08:29-08:53: Provided by Kelly Brunt


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