Science & Nature

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


Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
The Chitimacha Indians of the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana are known as "the People of many waters."
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 9:00pm
Explore the story of life and land, from origins to dinosaurs to an ancient primate invasion.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Journey into the deep past to discover the mighty forces that shaped our continent.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 8:00pm
Explore the most extraordinary places on the planet in this three-part series.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
A timely story of protecting land, water and a way of life.​
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 8:00pm
As Tina Garnanez seeks to learn about her own family history and its relationship to the uranium mines, we witness her evolution from curious family member to environmental justice activist.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 9:00pm
Follow scientists as they uncover “deviant” burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 8:00pm
Our pets may seem familiar but they exist alongside us in a secret world of wild behavior and natural abilities that we hardly recognize.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 8:30pm
WXXI’s fast-paced and provocative healthcare series that focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way kicks off a whole new season in October.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 8:00pm
This is the unique story of flightless birds.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:00pm
An exploration of the remarkable life and groundbreaking ideas of biologist E.O Wilson
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
Join WXXI for a special preview screening of a new series that tells the story of the inner workings of the brain.
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 6:00am
Capture the wild, the intensity, the animals while on safari.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 8:00pm
Watch as animal rescue center caregivers work to provide wild baby orphans a second chance at life.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 8:00pm
Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife restoration stories, living proof that nature can recover from near collapse, so long as humans protect it and help it to heal.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 9:00pm
NOVA and National Geographic present exclusive access to an astounding discovery of ancient fossil human ancestors.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
Meet the Arizonans who try to identify the bodies of illegal crossers lost in the desert. 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Its name stirs images of the savage, the untamable. The wolverine.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 10:00pm
Over 80 years after her death, Marie Curie remains by far the best known female scientist.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 9:00pm
Follow the paleontologists who are reconstructing a terrifying carnivore dubbed Spinosaurus.


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