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.
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.
NOVA: 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.
NOVA: 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.