One of my dearest friends and his husband are going to Antarctica and The Falklands in a few weeks and I would like to get them a small going away gift. If you have been to these places, is there a small thing you wish you had with you? [more inside]
I know there are one or two posts on AskMe on this, but the last one was posted 2012 so I figure an update is due. [more inside]
The recent declines of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean have me wondering. Would it be plausible (or even possible) to establish a viable population of polar bears in Antarctica? [more inside]
I would like to go work in Antartica for a while. How do I make it happen? [more inside]
I enjoyed learning about McMurdo Station in Antarctica from Encounters at the End of the World: how can I find out more about that place and what it's like to live there? Ideally I'm looking for films or TV shows but also good magazine articles, books, websites, all either fiction or non-fiction (as long as the fiction is somewhat based in reality).
Admiral Byrd took 2 1/2 tons of NECCO Wafers to Antarctica? Citation needed. Can you help? [more inside]
I would like to go from Chicago to McMurdo Station in Antarctica, have a drink at the local bar, hang about for about six hours or so, and then leave. Any ideas on how I would go about doing that?
I want to be a doctor who works in Antarctica. How should I go about this? [more inside]
I'm wondering if anyone can find information about when this photo of Roald Amundsen, the famous antarctic explorer was taken. It is the frontispiece to his book, The South Pole
During the 3-2-1 Contact episodes about Antarctica, there was some incidental music used. What is that incidental music? [more inside]
Trying to find detailed info on 5,000-year-old Moss living on the Antarctic Peninsula for my "Oldest Living Things in the World" project. [more inside]
Has anyone traveled to Antarctica from Argentina? I'm trying to find a cheap way to get there via Buenos Aires.
Next week I'm going to Antarctica via smallish boat (about 40 passengers) after a brief stop in Buenos Aires. The trip is 12 days long. What do I need to know? [more inside]
How does the sewage and electrical systems work at an established station in Antarctica? [more inside]
Are there any agencies or organizations that hire Canadians to do IT work in Antarctica?
Do you know where I must send mail to get it forwarded from the British Antarctic? [more inside]