Nova 1974 | TV Show
PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)
Premiered: March 3, 1974
Season 29, Episode 11 Neanderthals on Trial
First Aired: January 22, 2002
Examining the anthropological controversy surrounding Neanderthals, who died out almost 30,000 years ago. "Were they our ancestors, or were they an evolutionary dead end?" asks narrator Joe Morton. The hour catalogs differences between Neanderthals and early humans, and analyzes DNA samples taken from a bone that could have come from a hybrid. "Neanderthals," Morton says, "are pawns in a debate over where to draw the line between ourselves and our prehuman ancestors."
Trending TonightSee all »
By Temple University PressUsually ships in 24 hours Buy New: $32.07 (as of 5:35 PM UTC - more info)
Bossa Nova - 15 Songs Arranged for Three or More Guitarists: Essential Elements Guitar Ensembles Mid Intermediate
By Hal LeonardUsually ships in 24 hours Buy New: $9.99 (as of 5:35 PM UTC - more info)
Beginning Jazz Bass: How to Create Jazz Bass Lines Including Two-Feel, Walking Bass, Bossa Nova, Ballads, Fills & More!
By Musicians Institute PressUsually ships in 24 hours Buy New: $15.82 (as of 5:35 PM UTC - more info)