Season 15, Episode 4 Buried in Ice
First Aired: February 2, 1998
In the Arctic, scientists exhume two bodies that have been buried in ice since the 1840s. Their objective: to determine the cause of death of 129 British sailors whose vessels became stuck in ice during a search for the Northwest Passage. Peter Thomas narrates the program.
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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)