Science & Nature

Science & Nature programs on WXXI TV
and Radio as well as online discussion
and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below.

Upcoming

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 8:00pm
Experience the true story of writer and naturalist Joe Hutto (portrayed by Jeff Palmer) as he raises a family of turkey chicks.

Recently

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 10:00pm
Watch the daring attempt to land an orbiter on the surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 8:00pm
Examine the impact of an ever-growing number of killer whales in Arctic waters in the summer months.
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:00pm
See how television may affect a Bhutanese child isolated from commerce, materialism and celebrity.
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
Martin Clunes examines the role of the world's working horses as he begins training his own beloved Clydesdales
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 9:00pm
The Keystone XL pipeline has been a controversial project in both the United States and Canada.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 9:00pm
Follow the paleontologists who are reconstructing a terrifying carnivore dubbed Spinosaurus.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
Examine the friendship between a journalist and a sloth, and see people trying to protect sloths.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
See why the consequences of the Navajos’ relocation by the U.S. military in 1864 continue to this day. 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 9:00pm
Looks at the little-known stories of revolutionary innovations that play a role in just about every aspect of our daily lives. 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Witness the intimate, emotional and sometimes amusing behavior of nature’s most devoted parents.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:00pm
Uncover the science behind the hunting instincts of the great white shark.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 10:00pm
Can the latest scientific techniques and clues unearthed in archives finally solve the mystery of the two Mona Lisas?
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
The three-part series continues with a trip to St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
With cutting-edge technology that can “read” buildings, ruins, and landscapes from ancient worlds this three-part series reveals physical and forensic history.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 10:00pm
Watch amateur and professional video of the tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
Join Sir David Attenborough on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of frogs.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 10:00pm
The mile-and-half-long High Line is like a living museum of plants - a tour de force of public landscaping - carefully curated atop an abandoned elevated railroad
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 10:00pm
Hawking, the first-ever autobiographical documentary about physicist Stephen Hawking
Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 9:00pm
If consciousness is just the workings of neurons and synapses, how do we explain the phenomenon of near-death experience?
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
Learn about the revolutionary bouncing bomb and the bombers who destroyed two gigantic dams in Germany’s industrial heartland during WWII.

 

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