Nova scienceNow

  • 2005
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A newsmagazine that explores science-related matters.

NOVA scienceNOW Season 5
Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season again tackles an array of thought-provoking topics.
NOVA scienceNOW season 6
Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season again tackles an array of thought-provoking topics.
NOVA scienceNOW season 6
Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season again tackles an array of thought-provoking topics.
NOVA scienceNOW Season 5
Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season again tackles an array of thought-provoking topics.
NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4
The fourth season of NOVA scienceNOW is packed with provocative new stories from the frontlines of science, technology and medicine.
Viewing H.M.'s Brain
01:05 — Neuroscientist Jacopo Annese prepares H.M. s brain for further study.
Video Short: Snail Slime
03:36 — Crossing the world's most famous slowpoke with some of MIT's latest high-tech robotics
How Smart Can We Get? New
52:37 — See inside Einstein's brain, learn how to boost your memory, meet people who became savants after an injury, and more.
What Will the Future Be Like? Preview
00:30 — Meet the people building tomorrow s robots, mind-reading machines, and more.
Unravelling Bolero
04:28 — An unusual brain disorder links two extraordinary works of art.
Video Short: Life of an Astronaut
04:09 — Spacewalker Mike Massimino talks about the challenges of training to work in space.
Video Short: Sleepless Surgeons
02:40 — How important is sleep to a surgeon's performance?
Video Short: Going Lunar for Less
02:55 — With ingenuity and spare parts, LCROSS is exploring a big question on a small budget.
Cooking with Chemicals
00:27 — Chefs are turning to the chemical cabinet to create new dishes.
Criminal Minds: Born or Made?
15:40 — Scientists are using neuroimaging and genetic testing to uncover biological aggression.
Video Short: Hunting Meteorites
03:43 — Join Neil deGrasse Tyson on a trip to the Mojave Desert with meteorite hunter Rob Matson.
Video Short: Personal Genome Project
02:49 — George Church hopes to recruit 100,000 people and sequence all of their DNA
Twin Prime Conjecture
02:51 — New insight into a 2,300-year-old mystery surrounding prime numbers inspires a song.
Personal DNA Testing
12:35 — Genetic testing for risk of future illness is now open to anyone. But is it a good idea?
Profile: Tyler Curiel
09:43 — Amid Hurricane Katrina a cancer researcher risks everything to save a medical treasure.
Emergence
12:14 — How does the 'intelligence' of a group arise out of the simple actions of its members?
Video Short: Magic and Autism
01:49 — A magician's sleight of hand may not fool people with autism.
10th Planet
05:28 — A discovery in our solar system raises questions about what makes a planet a planet.
Video Short: Cosmic Ray Danger
03:45 — Berries may alleviate cellular damage caused by cosmic radiation.
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  • Premiered: January 25, 2005
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A newsmagazine that explores science-related matters. (more)

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