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Journey to Antarctica and discover what it takes to do science in Earth's most remote natural laboratory.?Hosts?Caitlin?Saks and Arlo Pérez set up shop at the largest research base in Antarctica, and embed with scientists and support staff alike to find out what it’s like to live, work and do science on our southernmost continent. Fun, quirky and at times deeply personal, Saks and Pérez reveal the true Antarctica: a land where science and survival?intersect. They join researchers to investigate curious topics such as the secret to seal pup survival, the mystery of?a blood-red?glacier and the interplanetary space robot that might offer clues to how fast Antarctica will contribute to sea level rise. As they explore magnificent locations—from the depths of an ice cave?to the peak of an active Antarctic volcano—they reveal the trials and triumphs of life at the bottom of the world. What do you eat? What is it like to be disconnected from civilization? How do you stay warm? And, of course, what do they do with all the poop?! Through ten episodes, Saks and Pérez reveal a world that is sometimes harsh, sometimes hilarious, sometimes gross, but always thrilling.