Season 10, Episode 5 The Frontiers Decade
First Aired: April 25, 2000
An overview of the series' first 10 years includes studies of animals; medicine; the environment; the brain; and space. Included: animal communication and logic; long-term space travel; implanted electrodes countering paralysis; sleep and dreams; and “experimental archaeology” involving reconstructions of ancient watercraft. Alan Alda is the host.
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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)