Scientific American Frontiers TV Show

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Science, technology and nature are examined with insight, humor and an eye on the practical, with smartly paced reports on such subjects as the big-bang theory, robots, the relationship between stress and illness, and whether we are alone in the universe (more…)

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Season 5, Episode 1 Life's Big Questions

First Aired: October 5, 1994

A look at life's big questions includes segments on astronomy; organisms that live in thermal springs; the possibility of extraterrestrial life; fossils found in China; and artificial intelligence. Alan Alda hosts.

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Season 4, Episode 5

February 16, 1994

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About All You Can Eat

Season 5, Episode 2

November 2, 1994

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