Posts tagged with ‘nova

NOVA scienceNOW delves into magic, mind control and intelligence

This episode of NOVA scienceNOW delves into some pretty heady stuff, examining magic and the brain, artificial intelligence, magnetic mind control, and the work of neuroscientist and synesthesia researcher David Eagleman. Can we really believe our own eyes? Will machines one day think like us? Can magnetic wands effectively control brain functions and treat depression? Explore this and more.

via space-tart; science4me


Daily Richard Feynman: “Take the World from Another Point of View”

From an interview on PBS NOVA from 1973.

Submitted by QB1o

Nova: Kaboom!

Another one of my favorite Nova episodes this week. This one is all about explosives, their origin, and their uses.

Nova: B29 - Frozen in Time

This is my favorite episode of Nova of all time. It’s the story of a team of people who attempt to restore and fly a B29 which has been sitting in the arctic wastes of Greenland for 50 years.

NOVA explains how to extract your own DNA

PBS science series NOVA has posted video instructions for extracting samples of your own DNA using common household products including salt, dish soap, and blue food coloring.


NOVA episode of the day: “Absolute Zero”

A great episode of NOVA about the history of the science of cold, from the development of temperature measurement to early attempts at things like air conditioning and the present and future of how cold can be beneficial.

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