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Rescuing the Miners

Dodany: 26 października 2010

When 33 Chilean miners were trapped in a cave-in this August, rescuers had to dig through more than 2000 feet of solid rock to free them. It was the deepest rescue ever attempted, and it would have...

Can Robots Save Miners' Lives?

Dodany: 23 października 2010

In light of the amazing mine rescue in Chile last week, our partners at PRI's "The World" asked whether technology could be used to prevent mining accidents in the first place. In this podcast, The...

Sacred Architecture

Dodany: 19 października 2010

When designing Gothic cathedrals, some medieval builders drew on sacred measurements laid out in the pages of the Bible. In this podcast, we talked to art historian Stephen Murray from Columbia...

NOVA Minute: Music for the Masses

Dodany: 19 października 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, game developer Eran Egozy from Harmonix--the video game company that created Rock...

NOVA Minute: Inventing the Ascender

Dodany: 13 października 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, mechanical engineer Nate Ball explains why a spectacular failure helped him learn...

A Trip to the Parthenon

Dodany: 9 października 2010

In this podcast, art historian Jeff Hurwitt explains what made the Parthenon the greatest temple of Ancient Greece. Produced by Susan Lewis. Original interview by Gary Glassman. NOVA is produced by...

A Mission to Mars?

Dodany: 8 października 2010

In this podcast, NOVA Online's editor-in-chief, Peter Tyson, interviews former astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Aldrin was the second man to set foot on the moon, and thinks that a human presence on Mars is...

NOVA Minute: The Bottom of Things

Dodany: 6 października 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, biologist Mark Siddall from the American Museum of Natural History tells us how...

NOVA Minute: Becoming the Professor

Dodany: 28 września 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, nanoscientist Rich Robinson from Cornell University explains what inspired him to...

NOVA Minute: Cliff Tabin

Dodany: 21 września 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, geneticist Cliff Tabin from Harvard Medical School explains how limbs form in an...

Surprises in Your Genes

Dodany: 18 września 2010

In order to develop from an embryo, animals as different as fruit flies and humans call on a nearly identical set of genes. But how does this one common genetic toolkit create so many different...

Big Thinkers: If Darwin Were Here

Dodany: 13 września 2010

We've come a long way toward understanding evolution since the "Origin of Species" was first published 150 years ago. So what would Darwin think if he could see his theory's impact today-both on a...

Big Thinkers: Why Does Evolution Matter?

Dodany: 10 września 2010

In 1859, Charles Darwin published the "Origin of Species", a book that changed science forever. But why is it still important to understand his theories today? In this podcast, oceanographer Sylvia...

NOVA Minute: Jonathan Losos

Dodany: 8 września 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, hear zoologist Jonathan Losos explain why small lizards outlasted the dinosaurs....

Chasing Down Dinner

Dodany: 3 września 2010

Evolving an ability to run long distances might have been key to survival for early humans. In this podcast, we talked to Dan Lieberman, an evolutionary biologist at Harvard University, to find out...

How We Became Human

Dodany: 31 sierpnia 2010 - Średnia ocen: 5

Today, humans are rapidly changing the world's climate-but some anthropologists think climate may have once changed us. In this podcast, Rick Potts, director of the Human Origins Program at the...

Music and Memory

Dodany: 27 sierpnia 2010 - Średnia ocen: 5

Slowly, inevitably, Alzehimer's disease robs a person of their memories. Not just everyday memories--like where to find keys or a wallet--but more profound ones, like the names and faces of loved...

Better Forecasts for Aircraft

Dodany: 19 sierpnia 2010

In this podcast, engineer Bruce Carmichael from the National Center for Atmospheric Research describes how new weather forecasting technology could make flights over oceans safer. Podcast produced...

NOVA Minute: E.O. Wilson

Dodany: 13 sierpnia 2010

NOVA Minutes are regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, hear naturalist E.O. Wilson give his thoughts on the ways humans interact with the...

NOVA Minute: Bonnie Bassler

Dodany: 2 sierpnia 2010

In this NOVA Minute, biologist Bonnie Bassler explains how bacteria “talk” to one another. Produced by David Levin. NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil,...