Our friend Ariel Waldman spent 5 weeks in Antarctica looking for extremophiles, and made a video series about it

Our friend Ariel Waldman (who has written for Boing Boing quite a bit) recently led an expedition to Antarctica to look for extremophiles. She made a great YouTube series chronicling her work there and recently uploaded the final video in the series.

Above: Ep. 1 - How to get to Antarctica.

Ep. 2 - Antarctica under the ice:

Ep. 3 - Camping in Antarctica:

Ep. 4 - Extremophiles of Antarctica:

Ep. 5 - Antarctica robot road trip: