Season 37, Episode 17 Secrets Beneath the Ice

First Aired: December 28, 2010

An examination of the ANDRILL project, which is drilling deep beneath the Antarctic ice in order to gather information about Earth's paleoenvironmental history. Scientists battle the elements in the harsh environment in order to retrieve rock cores that shed light on past climate changes and, perhaps, give a glimpse of what the planet's future may be like.

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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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