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, April 1, 2015 - 8:00pm
Join a mind-bending exploration of strange worlds and the creatures that might exist there. 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 8:30pm
Few things are as sad or shocking than to hear of a child diagnosed with cancer. 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:00pm
Watch as birds collect, compete for, reject and steal materials with which to build their nests.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:00pm
Underlying civilization’s stunning advancements and the technological wonders of the modern age is something deep and mysteriously powerful: mathematics.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 9:00pm
Hosted by public radio veterans Alex Chadwick and Flora Lichtman, “The Adaptors” chronicles how people are adapting to climate change.

Recently

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
Sir David Attenborough reflects on the dramatic impact that human beings have had on the natural world during his lifetime.
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 6:00pm
Six GYN cancer surgeons take on the Big C with Rock 'n' Roll. Their patients become the band's most ardent fans.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 8:00pm
Follow a band of orangs that use tools, share food, forage together and create a distinct culture.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
Take a detailed look at owls and see how they’re influencing 21st-century technology and design.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 9:00pm
Watch a team re-create a lifting machine and trap-door system to release a wolf into the Colosseum.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Travel to the frontier of the wild to take a fresh look at humankind’s relationship to the great wild animals of our world. 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 8:00pm
A life does not have to be human to be great.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
Inspired by Timothy Egan’s best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of the massive wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 9:00pm
Investigate what it’s like to have your world vanish beneath your feet.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 8:00pm
Antarctica’s most popular tourist destination is a unique British post office located in the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 9:00pm
NOVA follows the epic operation to secure, raise and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
Explore the history and natural history of Buckingham Palace Garden, a royal treasure in the heart of London.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 9:00pm
Watch as CERN scientists prepare to restart the history-making Large Hadron Collider.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 8:00pm
Take a trip to the wild side of France.
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 1:00pm
FutureCar: Accelerating into the Future, a one-hour special that explores the latest technological advances for the automobile
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00pm
They say love knows no bleeping boundaries.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 6:30pm
No one gets to Antarctica by accident.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 9:00pm
NOVA explores the architectural triumph of the great Gothic cathedrals.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Explore the diversity of wildlife and habitats of the Himalayas.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:00pm
Join Matt Damon to see links among extreme weather, climate change and threats to national security.

 

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