Scientific American FrontiersTV 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 4, Episode 2 Special! Science Contests

First Aired: November 3, 1993

Science competitions, including a 1993 solar-powered electric-car race; a 1991 human-powered sub competition; a 1992 engineering-design tournament at MIT. Alan Alda is the program host.

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Superhumans and Bionics

Season 4, Episode 1

October 13, 1993

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The Science of Sports

Season 4, Episode 3

December 1, 1993