Season 11, Episode 2 Antarctica: Earth's Last Frontier
First Aired: January 31, 1984
Early expeditions to Antarctica and a survey of recent studies. Included: research on glaciers, weather patterns, vegetation and wildlife. In a 1961 treaty, 12 nations agreed to share all data collected on the continent.
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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)