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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 7, Episode 5 Robots Alive!

First Aired: April 9, 1997

A look at robots with minds of their own, including COG, an autonomous robot with the mind of a 6-month-old baby. Also: a visit to an intelligent-robot contest. Alan Alda is the host.

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February 19, 1997

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