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, 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 28, 2015 - 9:00pm
Investigate what it’s like to have your world vanish beneath your feet.
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, February 4, 2015 - 8:00pm
A life does not have to be human to be great.
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. 

Recently

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.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 8:30pm
Few things are as sad or shocking than to hear of a child diagnosed with cancer. 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:00pm
Join Matt Damon to see links among extreme weather, climate change and threats to national security.
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
Genetically modified (GM) foods have been around for decades - but are they safe?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 9:00pm
View an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:00pm
Nature’s special presentation of Best of Birds is a compilation of the most compelling, emotional and even humorous stories about bird intelligence
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.
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.

 

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