Season 34, Episode 13 Secrets of the Samurai Sword
First Aired: October 9, 2007
The science behind samurai swords is explored. Included: the six-month creation process of one sword, from smelting to the sharpening of the blade; a Japanese receptionist whose interest in samurai swords maintains a family tradition. Also: Lehigh University professor Michael Notis explains what makes the sword an effective weapon.
Cast & Details See all »
- 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)
Trending TonightSee all »
Sullivan Stapleton really, really likes a CBS sitcom.
By Hal LeonardBuy New: $15.03
By Hal LeonardBuy New: $19.99
Bossa Nova - 15 Songs Arranged for Three or More Guitarists: Essential Elements Guitar Ensembles Mid Intermediate
By Hal LeonardBuy New: $9.99