Season 7, Episode 2 A Is for Atom, B Is for Bomb
First Aired: January 22, 1980
Scientist Edward Teller is profiled. The report traces Teller's role in the development of the atomic bomb; and his advocacy of the stockpiling of nuclear weapons. Included are interviews with Teller and scientists critical of his views. Andrew MacMillan narrates.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: 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)