Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to grab a gift subscription to help your loved one spark a lifelong love of learning.
Antarctica wasn’t always covered in kilometer thick ice sheets, in fact, scientists have spent years figuring out what turned this once lush continent into its current icy state.
Hosted by: Olivia Gordon
SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:
Kevin Carpentier, Eric Jensen, Matt Curls, Sam Buck, Christopher R Boucher, Avi Yashchin, Adam Brainard, Greg , Alex Hackman, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, Piya Shedden, Scott Satovsky Jr.Charles Southerland, Patrick D. Ashmore, charles george, Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?