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: