26 Aug 2012

Chris Turney - Beyond the Limits

From Sunday Morning, 8:40 am on 26 August 2012

In 1912 five separate teams were exploring Antarctica - expeditions from Britain, Norway, Australasia, Germany and Japan. Chris Turney tells the stories of these teams of adventurers and their lasting legacy for science. Professor Chris Turney is a British geologist who has recently been awarded an Australian Research Laureate Fellowship with the University of New South Wales. His book, '1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica' is published by The Text Publishing Company.