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Discover how science drives Antarctic exploration with guest lecturer Professor Richard Bates

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Enjoyed by guests on board Viking Octantis during our inaugural expeditions to Antarctica, watch as guest lecturer Professor Richard Bates presents “Science in Antarctica—From the Early Explorers to Viking Today.” A geoscientist at Scotland’s University of St. Andrews, the work of Professor Bates has regularly been featured on BBC, National Geographic, Discovery and the Travel Channel. During his presentation, he examines how scientific discovery inspired the early exploration of Antarctica and shows how technological developments deployed on Viking Octantis are contributing to our understanding of the world. Learn more as Professor Bates draws on his expertise while answering viewers’ questions.

Enjoyed by guests on board Viking Octantis during our inaugural expeditions to Antarctica, watch as guest lecturer Professor Richard Bates presents “Science in Antarctica—From the Early Explorers to Viking Today.” A geoscientist at Scotland’s University of St. Andrews, the work of Professor Bates has regularly been featured on BBC, National Geographic, Discovery and the Travel Channel. During his presentation, he examines how scientific discovery inspired the early exploration of Antarctica and shows how technological developments deployed on Viking Octantis are contributing to our understanding of the world. Learn more as Professor Bates draws on his expertise while answering viewers’ questions.

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