NOVA - Season 14

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NOVA - Season 14
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Title:NOVA - Season 14
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 1987-01-20
Season Number: 14
Total Episodes: 21
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Overview
PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA demystifies science and technology, and highlights the people involved in scientific pursuits.
Seasons List

Episodes List

Countdown to the Invisible Universe

Episode 1 : Countdown to the Invisible Universe

NOVA scans the universe with the infrared eye of...
January 20, 1987
Children of Eve

Episode 2 : Children of Eve

NOVA examines a controversial theory that traces...
January 27, 1987
Why Planes Crash

Episode 3 : Why Planes Crash

Between 60 and 80 percent of all commercial...
February 03, 1987
Orangutans of the Rain Forest

Episode 4 : Orangutans of the Rain Forest

NOVA cameras travel to Borneo, one of the last...
February 10, 1987
Freud Under Analysis

Episode 5 : Freud Under Analysis

Fifty years after his death, the creator of...
February 17, 1987
The Hole in the Sky

Episode 6 : The Hole in the Sky

NOVA travels to Antarctica with an emergency...
February 24, 1987
Confessions of a Weaponeer

Episode 7 : Confessions of a Weaponeer

Harvard chemist George Kistiakowsky was an...
March 03, 1987
Great Moments from NOVA

Episode 8 : Great Moments from NOVA

NOVA presents two hours of the best from its 14...
March 10, 1987
Will the World Starve?

Episode 9 : Will the World Starve?

All over the world, farmers are taking more from...
March 24, 1987
The Desert Doesn't Bloom Here Anymore

Episode 10 : The Desert Doesn't Bloom Here Anymore

In rich and poor countries alike, once-productive...
March 31, 1987
Rocky Road to Jupiter

Episode 11 : Rocky Road to Jupiter

In a case study of the strengths and weaknesses...
April 07, 1987
Death of a Star

Episode 12 : Death of a Star

Why do stars explode and how is the energy...
October 06, 1987
Spy Machines

Episode 13 : Spy Machines

On the 25th anniversary of the Cuban missile...
October 13, 1987
Hidden Power of Plants

Episode 14 : Hidden Power of Plants

Plants produce some of the world's most potent...
October 20, 1987
Japan's American Genius

Episode 15 : Japan's American Genius

Is Detroit inventor Stanford Ovshinsky the new...
October 27, 1987
A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama

Episode 16 : A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama

The Panama Canal opened in 1914 after a 30-year...
November 03, 1987
Volcano!

Episode 17 : Volcano!

Millions live in the shadows of nature's ticking...
November 10, 1987
How Good is Soviet Science?

Episode 18 : How Good is Soviet Science?

Princeton professor and author Robert Mark tracks...
November 17, 1987
Ancient Treasures from the Deep

Episode 19 : Ancient Treasures from the Deep

NOVA joins underwater archaeologists as they...
December 01, 1987
Riddle of the Joints

Episode 20 : Riddle of the Joints

A trail of evidence leading from a medieval abbey...
December 08, 1987
Secrets of the Lost Red Paint People

Episode 21 : Secrets of the Lost Red Paint People

NOVA follows archaeologists as they unearth...
December 15, 1987