Science Wednesday

Join us every Wednesday evening for "Science Wednesday." We'll have programs likeNova, Nature and more on what's soon to be your new favorite night of the week.


 

Nature: Birds of the GodsNature: Birds of the Gods
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 8pm

A journey into the New Guinean rain forest in search of the colorful birds of paradise, so named by 16th-century European explorers who believed the creatures were from heaven.

 

 

Watch Birds of the Gods - Preview on PBS. See more from Nature.

 

 

NOVA: Making Stuff: StrongerNOVA: Making Stuff: Stronger
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 9pm

Part 1 of 4 of "Making Stuff" begins with "Stronger," a search for the world's strongest material. The quest touches upon Kevlar, carbon nanotubes and even mollusks and toucan beaks. The installment also ponders a possible replacement for steel.

 

Watch Making Stuff: Stronger - Preview on PBS. See more from NOVA.

 

NOVA: Making Stuff: SmallerNOVA: Making Stuff: Smaller
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 10pm

Part 2 of 4 of "Making Stuff" examines nanotechnology and the never-ending quest to make things tinier and tinier. Included: nano-circuits and micro-robots that may hold the key to groundbreaking medical treatments.

 

    Watch Making Stuff: Smaller - Preview on PBS. See more from NOVA.