Profiling biologists Wilfred Denetclaw Jr., Gladys Escalona and George Langford. Included: the role ethnic backgrounds played in their career choices; how cuts to federal funding threaten the work of ethnic-minority scientists. Andre Braugher narrates.
Profiles of three ethnic-minority entrepreneurs working in the sciences. Included: engineer Israel Galvan; geologist Richard Glenn; and computer scientist Donna Auguste. Included: Galvan's reaction to a job offer from NASA. Andre Braugher narrates.
Profiling four scientists, including Victoria Aquilera, a mechanical engineer, bridge designer Hector Medina and laser researcher Michael Spencer. Also: engineer Steve Grey explains his goal of utilizing wind power on New Mexico reservations. Andre Braugher narrates.
Profiling a pair of mathematicians and a computer-science educator, who describe how they juggle community service, careers and personal lives. Included: the importance of role models and mentors in the trio's lives. Andre Braugher narrates.
Profiling environmental scientists, including Mario Molina, who shared a 1995 Nobel Prize for his work on pollution-caused damage to the ozone layer; marine ecologist Keith Miles; and environmental toxicologist Karen Medville. Andre Braugher narrates.
Profiling physicists S. James Gates and Neil Tyson, IBM researcher George Castro and NASA chief scientist France Cordova. Included: comments from the scientists on how they were introduced to their chosen fields. Andre Braugher narrates.