How Living at the South Pole Works

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Writing by Sam Denby
Research by Sam Denby and Tristan Purdy
Editing by Alexander Williard
Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster
Select footage courtesy the AP Archive
References:
[1] www.coolantarctica.com/Bases/modern_antarctic_bases3.php
[2] www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=125161
[3] www.usap.gov/technology/documents/SPSAT%2020201114.pdf?rnd=1340834247
[4] www.usap.gov/technology/1972/
[5] www.waste360.com/recycling/sanitation-bottom-world
[6] www.washingtonpost.com/world/first-us-spring-flight-to-antarctica-aims-to-keep-out-virus/2020/09/13/538edef0-f625-11ea-85f7-5941188a98cd_story.html
[7] beta.nsf.gov/science-matters/life-ice-during-pandemic-keeping-science-antarctica-going-and-continent-covid-19
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  • boring

    iTzSchneideriTzSchneider21 ժամ առաջ
  • 19:30 hmm where have I heard that before.. HMMMM

    Storage Gaming robloxStorage Gaming roblox2 օր առաջ
  • Do people think -12 celcius is unbearable...? Thefuck

    ZeeZiaZeeZia3 օր առաջ
  • These are the people we should send to Mars!

    J ZJ Z4 օր առաջ
  • I keep coming bak to this one. can''t getenough

    Penn RyanPenn Ryan4 օր առաջ
  • And then a month after this video was posted Antarctica reported 36 cases. And then 58.

    Kai HongKai Hong6 օր առաջ
  • Parents: eat your veggies!! Me: 4:04

    Anime Yahallo StudioAnime Yahallo Studio6 օր առաջ
  • That's humans for you 😂, we not supposed to be there BUT we managed to be there.

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  • Where are the witty jokes? On wait, wrong channel

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  • And they still got faster internet than me

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  • I came from the girl on tiktok

    flekkyflekky16 օր առաջ
  • Who else is here after watching the viral TilTok video of the girl living in the South Pole for science lol

    Christina PinedoChristina Pinedo17 օր առաջ
    • Me lmaoo

      flekkyflekky16 օր առաջ
  • Im subscribing!

    Gerardo SabillonGerardo Sabillon18 օր առաջ
  • How did you get the connectivity details?

    Henry SchmaleHenry Schmale21 օր առաջ
  • They are making people in Antarctica wear masks 😆😆 wow liberals will just not stop

    John FJohn F23 օր առաջ
  • Woooooooord⁉️⁉️

    BloodyblaseBloodyblase24 օր առաջ
  • the content is good but the narration of the video is not good and not appropriate....the voice is not good and there is a sense of SENSATIONALIZATION to increase viewership - you should have employed a British narrator with a sense of maturity, moderation and credibility !!

    ZEN TANGO Oscar WrightZEN TANGO Oscar Wright25 օր առաջ
  • Billions of light years away lol nice one

    ResidentFelonResidentFelon27 օր առաջ
  • I wonder how the heat that structure. Electric baseboard I’d imagine would make the most sense. Maybe not?

    DoorDashing CoupleDoorDashing Couple28 օր առաջ
  • This stuff is so interesting. Love it!

    DoorDashing CoupleDoorDashing Couple28 օր առաջ
  • How do they transport fuel for the station?

    CELESTINE KHASATSILICELESTINE KHASATSILI29 օր առաջ
  • great!

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  • great!

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  • Nowhere on Earth was made for humans.Humans just weren't made for the Antarctic.

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  • Why ice don't melt bcoz of global warming , if northpole is melting why not southpole

    Amritpal sidhuAmritpal sidhuԱմիս առաջ
  • My personal lowest temperature endured is -38 farenheit. It sucked balls, super hard.

    Joe MackeyJoe MackeyԱմիս առաջ
  • Makes you think ..There is phone booths on the moon ..

    Jo McleanJo McleanԱմիս առաջ
  • Fresh Water.😋

    Jo McleanJo McleanԱմիս առաջ
  • OMG DEHYDRATED I LIVE IN CANADA ..MINUS 50 .😋

    Jo McleanJo McleanԱմիս առաջ
  • I wonder how much of that waste is human waste.

    Steve DavenportSteve DavenportԱմիս առաջ
  • My teacher recommended this video

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  • Jesus is king and our savior repent of sin so you can be saved remember Christ Loves you and he’s coming

    Paul DourisPaul DourisԱմիս առաջ
  • Awesome

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  • Socks a lot of socks .

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  • 0:18 The Middle East: Am I a joke to you??

    Stan RefermatStan RefermatԱմիս առաջ
  • I'm too broke to vist Antarctica let alone live there. Same with mount Everest I'm too broke to vist. Yet I'm morbidly obsessed and will not stop searching up the weird and isolated locations.

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  • Skeleton crew, meaning? 🦴

    DeeJayDeeJayԱմիս առաջ
  • Fun fact: It's tradition in British Antarctic research stations for the crew to watch John Carpenter's 'The Thing' as part of their Midwinter feast and celebration held every June 21st.

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  • Hi sam

    Piplup LegendsPiplup LegendsԱմիս առաջ
  • People are probably like their own special operations team. Everyone cross trained to some degree in each others specialty and they would benefit from all being trained paramedics( and extensive combat training in order to deal with The Thing)

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  • Well, there is no South Pole.

    Matthew MaraMatthew Mara2 ամիս առաջ
  • There’s just a 99.997% chance, according to the CDC, that they would survive COVID. But sure, let’s continue to spread fear and panic

    expo1403expo14032 ամիս առաջ
  • It’s all fun and game till 2100

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  • Why would any astronomer view the night sky from the earth? If satellites are real then all viewing should be from space and not from the spinning, vibrating, wobbling, orbiting planet with an atmosphere. All things space related consistently has questions that can not be logically answered. Take this video with a grain of common sense.

    FlatEarth MicFlatEarth Mic2 ամիս առաջ
    • You can't take telescope that large to the space. Larger means higher resolution.

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  • Not even for one day...........................

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  • This is the second time I've heard this guy say "it's tough to understate" when he meant "it's tough to overstate." Is this a thing like "I could care less" where it doesn't make sense but is in common usage? Not trying to hate, genuinely curious.

    Reid RosebrockReid Rosebrock2 ամիս առաջ
  • Why is the chick at 13:55 barefoot?

    Ioniţă CaloianIoniţă Caloian2 ամիս առաջ
  • Do you think it would be possible to re-supply via rockets? Or would the weather prevent that as well?

    Nicholas WilliamsNicholas Williams2 ամիս առաջ
  • Okay who came from r/unexpectedsabaton?

    Luke EvansLuke Evans2 ամիս առաջ
  • I was one of the 42 people who were there for WinterOver 2020. Hell yah'! :) (BTW the videos and pictures of the Pole are very out of date)

    Michael BradyMichael Brady2 ամիս առաջ
  • when he said 'american made' i cringed

    RandomReevuzeRandomReevuze2 ամիս առաջ
  • i beg to differ. we keep going back because it's really fun. advancing science is just a side perk.

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  • It was 24F yoday

    Tom KeifferTom Keiffer2 ամիս առաջ
  • Earth: You can't live here Humans: Bet.

    Michael MulderigMichael Mulderig2 ամիս առաջ
  • Us is still using landfills? Are you kidding me? What a fucking joke

    momorainmomorain2 ամիս առաջ
  • I did 4 winters and 2 summers at the South Pole Station. Had no problems whatsoever doing it. Actually miss going there for winters.

    Captn JackCaptn Jack2 ամիս առաջ
  • Carries trash thousands of kilometers only to be dumped in a landfill in a third world country lol .... No disrespect to America but my experience is that you guys don’t give a fuck about waste ...

    Master CautionMaster Caution2 ամիս առաջ
  • *1:32** sweet ford econoline*

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    Ashley CookAshley Cook2 ամիս առաջ
  • The staff is neither over weight nor over 65. Fucking follow the science.

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  • This would've been better if you'd included some information about the other 30 plus Permanent Antarctic Stations, many of which are also manned all year round and are available to provide some limited support to the other stations in an emergency.

    Ernest BywaterErnest Bywater2 ամիս առաջ
  • Ok but.. when will the drilling starts?

    Rick HollassRick Hollass2 ամիս առաջ
  • Seriously? you talk about the issues of the covid-19 at the outpost, but not the age of the people at the outpost? WHY?! When age is one of the two largest things to look at to see how much at risk you are, why did you fail to not talk about it?

    Timothy FeistTimothy Feist2 ամիս առաջ
  • So where do they poop

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    Anthony PhungAnthony Phung2 ամիս առաջ
  • 4:30 if they gave me the chance to go to the South Pole, I promise I wouldn’t get THE UNION FLAG UPSIDE DOWN!

    Steve FSteve F2 ամիս առաջ
  • heheheheheheeheheheehehheheeheheheheheehehheheheheheheehheehheehhehehehehehehehehehehehe

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    Anthony PhungAnthony Phung2 ամիս առաջ
  • The world is flat their? Correct?😀

    millerbeers33millerbeers332 ամիս առաջ
  • How can basically living in a jail-like environment for 6 months be an adventure? Bragging rights only for this task.

    i minabronsi minabrons2 ամիս առաջ
  • Sounds like an interesting setting for a Danganronpa game.

    Gibus EdgelessGibus Edgeless2 ամիս առաջ
  • That sounds actually like a lot of fun - at least once in a lifetime...

    fr89kfr89k2 ամիս առաջ
  • Stop the covid panic! It really makes on the difference if they all get covid when it's only a couple of dozen of people in top physical condition. They probably wouldn't even know.

    sTL45oUwsTL45oUw2 ամիս առաջ
  • these nerds are playing rimworld in the south pole

    BaronVonKekatronBaronVonKekatron2 ամիս առաջ
  • My comment dated 24-1-2021: Too bad Chile stuffed up and brought Covid to the South Pole.

    Jay BeeJay Bee2 ամիս առաջ
  • That's one of the reasons I love The Thing from 1982, the sense of isolation and helplessness is unrivaled because of where they are.

    FusRoDah2FusRoDah22 ամիս առաջ
  • And a bit later there were 36 cases of corona-chan in Antartica... Mission Failed.

    Uke Yaoi TrashUke Yaoi Trash2 ամիս առաջ
  • So stupid that they make you wear a mask there too. They are doing the strictest precautions and still cant even come up with logical science.

    Herps85Herps852 ամիս առաջ
  • Alright, I'm ready for my tourist trip.

    J MJ M2 ամիս առաջ
  • For a moment I thought you were talking about the Halley base

    theoneantontheoneanton2 ամիս առաջ
  • ISS is only 400 km away from Earth. South pole is thousands of kilometers away from most people.

    SaggitSaggit2 ամիս առաջ
  • How much better is it to have a telescope in space vs on the south pole?

    SaggitSaggit2 ամիս առաջ
  • Mans speaks likes hes got a list of transition words in front of him

    Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets2 ամիս առաջ
  • I got to say, once you get over the unusual speech pattern, this is hands down, one of, the best youtube, channels. Seriously, great job.

    NiagaraWarriorNiagaraWarrior2 ամիս առաջ
  • It would be pretty selfish to accept a flight crew to try to come save you. I would not allow them to try a rescue on me unless the conditions were good for flight.

    Robert AndrewsRobert Andrews2 ամիս առաջ
  • While most people want to live on a beach with constant 90 degree temps, I am a strange one that loves cold weather. I would love to visit Antarctica but it would probably cost quite a bit if your not going for a job.

    Robert AndrewsRobert Andrews2 ամիս առաջ
  • Great video. Thank you.

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  • Antartica people first time communicating after 9 months: So how has earth been? Outside person: Dude you wont even want to know

    era _era _2 ամիս առաջ
  • Exactly after a month later this video was uploaded, COVID has reached Antartica after 36 Chileans fall ill at the research centre.

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    Daisy HodzenDaisy Hodzen3 ամիս առաջ
  • A flat-earther told me that NOBODY has been, or, can go to Antarctica. Sooo...this video can't be real. It has to be all fake, or CGI, or something!!🙄🤦

    RILEY LEIFSONRILEY LEIFSON3 ամիս առաջ
    • we are all flat earthers son. it is the nature of our realm. deny it all you want or get WOKE

      Khu NoPieKhu NoPie3 ամիս առաջ
  • 7:40 Starlink is going to launch polar too, so that will be a game changer

    Ephraim RajEphraim Raj3 ամիս առաջ
  • Pack your bags boys we're moving

    Snow BoiSnow Boi3 ամիս առաջ
  • 1:52 russian flag on american station?

    Max SharkoMax Sharko3 ամիս առաջ
    • It is american, look better.

      Jim SagubigulaJim Sagubigula3 ամիս առաջ
  • Cool

    Joshua TimmerbäckJoshua Timmerbäck3 ամիս առաջ
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