SCIENCE DETECTIVES: Why doesn’t it rain at the South Pole?

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In this episode of Science Detectives, we investigate why it doesn’t rain at the South Pole and ask whether global warming will change that.


The COSMOS Science Detectives podcast series finds and interrogates the experts to help you answer your burning questions.

Why doesn’t it rain at the South Pole and will global warming change that?

It doesn’t rain at the South Pole. Why not? Will global warming change that?

In this episode of our podcast series Science Detectives, we get to the hard, cold facts.

Cosmos science writer Matthew Ward Aguis and journalism intern Tyler Fisher investigate. This is what they found out.

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Science can answer most of life’s big and little questions – but you don’t always have scientist on hand to explain their reasoning. Now you do, with a the Cosmos Science Detectives podcast finding the experts and interrogating them to help answer your burning inquiries.

The crack Cosmos team of newsroom science journalists will leave no stone unturned. They’ll open a case file; find evidence and witnesses; and give you the detail you need to close a case of “uncertainty”.

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