Season 4, Episode 4 Scientific Breakthroughs in Germany
First Aired: January 19, 1994
Segments on scientific research in Germany. Included: a computer-controlled van that can pilot itself; brain surgery to treat epilepsy; and navigation by homing pigeons. Alan Alda hosts.
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- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: Science, technology and nature are examined with insight, humor and an eye on the practical, with smartly paced reports on such subjects as the big-bang theory, robots, the relationship between stress and illness, and whether we are alone in the universe.… (more)