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: