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NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 5, Climate Scientist Lonnie Thompson
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directed by Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019, David Chmura, fl. 2001 and Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019, David Chmura, fl. 2001 and Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994, WGBH Boston and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 54 mins

This episode of NOVA scienceNOW looks at NASA's LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite); joins microbiologist Jack Griffith on a hunt for the oldest organic molecules on earth; asks what the songs of zebra finches can tell us about human language; and profiles climatologist Lonnie Thompson, a recen...

directed by Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019, David Chmura, fl. 2001 and Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019, David Chmura, fl. 2001 and Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994, WGBH Boston and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 54 mins
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NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 6, Algae fuel : also includes Public Genomes, Mystery of the Gakkel Ridge, Roboticist Yoky Matsuoka
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directed by Julia Cort, fl. 1996, Cass Sapir, 1979-, Josh Rosen, fl. 2002-2015, Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994 and Joshua Seftel, 1968-; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Julia Cort, fl. 1996, Cass Sapir, 1979-, Josh Rosen, fl. 2002-2015, Gabriela Quiros, fl. 1999-2013, Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994, Joshua Seftel, 1968- and Ann S. Kim, fl. 2006-2009, WGBH Boston and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 53 mins

A slew of businesses now offer to test your DNA and assess your risk of getting cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses. But can genetic testing provide accurate predictions of conditions with complex genetic underpinnings? On another front, researchers at Harvard have launched the Personal Genome Project, enli...

directed by Julia Cort, fl. 1996, Cass Sapir, 1979-, Josh Rosen, fl. 2002-2015, Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994 and Joshua Seftel, 1968-; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Julia Cort, fl. 1996, Cass Sapir, 1979-, Josh Rosen, fl. 2002-2015, Gabriela Quiros, fl. 1999-2013, Dana Rae Warren, fl. 1994, Joshua Seftel, 1968- and Ann S. Kim, fl. 2006-2009, WGBH Boston and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 53 mins
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NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 7, Saving Hubble
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directed by Rushmore DeNooyer, Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, Robe Imbriano, fl. 1995-2011, Carla Denly, fl. 1998 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer, Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, Robe Imbriano, fl. 1995-2011, Carla Denly, fl. 1998 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, WGBH Boston and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins

Hubble is in trouble — the Hubble Space Telescope, that is. The hugely productive scientific instrument that has generated so many stunning images of the universe is due for a service call — its last. Host Neil deGrasse Tyson travels to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, where he is given special access to...

directed by Rushmore DeNooyer, Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, Robe Imbriano, fl. 1995-2011, Carla Denly, fl. 1998 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer, Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, Robe Imbriano, fl. 1995-2011, Carla Denly, fl. 1998 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, WGBH Boston and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 4, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins
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NOVA scienceNOW, Season 5, Episode 1, Can We Make it to Mars?
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directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-, Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012 and Vandi Verma, fl. 2011; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Pamela Mason Wagner, fl. 1988, Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Joshua Seftel, 1968-, Vincent Liota, fl. 2000-2012 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, WGBH Boston, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 5, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
Can humans survive a trip to Mars and back that could take two to three years? This episode of NOVA scienceNOW examines all of the perils of this journey, including deadly meteoroids, bone and muscle deterioration, and cosmic radiation. Host Neil deGrasse Tyson checks in with scientists who are developing new ways...
directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-, Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012 and Vandi Verma, fl. 2011; presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1958-; produced by Pamela Mason Wagner, fl. 1988, Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Joshua Seftel, 1968-, Vincent Liota, fl. 2000-2012 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, WGBH Boston, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 5, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
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NOVA scienceNOW, Season 6, Episode 6, What Are Animals Thinking?
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directed by Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, Joshua Seftel, 1968- and Michael Bicks, fl. 2002-2011; presented by David Pogue, 1963-; produced by Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Brian Edgerton, fl. 2006, Tobey List, fl. 2006, Joshua Seftel, 1968-, Michael Bicks, fl. 2002-2011 and Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, WGBH Boston, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 6, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 53 mins
We humans have long wondered how animals see the world—and us. Does your dog really feel shame when it gives you that famous "guilty look?" What is behind the "swarm intelligence" of slime mold or a honeybee hive? How can pigeons possibly find their way home across hundreds of miles of unfamiliar terrain? In thi...
directed by Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, Joshua Seftel, 1968- and Michael Bicks, fl. 2002-2011; presented by David Pogue, 1963-; produced by Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Brian Edgerton, fl. 2006, Tobey List, fl. 2006, Joshua Seftel, 1968-, Michael Bicks, fl. 2002-2011 and Anna Lee Strachan, fl. 2004-2013, WGBH Boston, in NOVA scienceNOW, Season 6, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 53 mins
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