Mental Floss Presents: The Quest for the North Pole
Mental Floss Presents: The Quest for the North Pole

Mental Floss Presents: The Quest for the North Pole

Many wanted to claim its discovery—but only one could be the first. In The Quest for the North Pole, a new podcast from Mental Floss and iHeartRadio, we'll dive into the adventure, excitement, and danger surrounding our obsession with the North Pole. In each weekly episode, we'll analyze the motives and celebrate the triumphs of the people who sought the northernmost point on the globe, from the questionable methods of early explorers to a century-old controversy that's yet to be settled. In our story, we'll look at Sir John Franklin's brave but disastrous attempt, Fridtjof Nansen's innovations for polar travel, and Robert E. Peary's expeditions with Matthew Henson—and the way Peary robbed Henson of the credit he deserved.

Antal avsnitt: 30

Senaste avsnittet:

En podcast av: iHeartRadio & Mental Floss

Podden och tillhörande omslagsbild på den här sidan tillhör iHeartRadio & Mental Floss. Innehållet i podden är skapat av iHeartRadio & Mental Floss och inte av, eller tillsammans med, Poddtoppen.