Season 36, Episode 1 The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies

First Aired: January 27, 2009

Chronicling the annual migration of monarch butterflies to remote mountain areas in central Mexico. Included: the internal GPS-like system that guides them; insights from butterfly experts Lincoln Brower (Sweet Briar College), Bill Calvert and Orley "Chip" Taylor (University of Kansas). Stockard Channing narrates.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • 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)

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