NOVA - Season 16

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NOVA - Season 16
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Title:NOVA - Season 16
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 1989-01-17
Season Number: 16
Total Episodes: 20
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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

Hot Enough for You?

Episode 1 : Hot Enough for You?

Was the searing summer of 1988 a taste of things...
January 17, 1989
The Last Journey of a Genius

Episode 2 : The Last Journey of a Genius

NOVA looks at the bongo-playing scientist,...
January 24, 1989
The Strange New Science of Chaos

Episode 3 : The Strange New Science of Chaos

NOVA explains "chaos," a new science that is...
January 31, 1989
Back to Chernobyl

Episode 4 : Back to Chernobyl

NOVA goes to the Soviet Union for an inside...
February 14, 1989
God, Darwin and the Dinosaurs

Episode 5 : God, Darwin and the Dinosaurs

In an Idaho classroom, teacher Phil Gerrish puts...
February 21, 1989
Adrift on the Gulf Stream

Episode 6 : Adrift on the Gulf Stream

NOVA explores the importance of the Gulf Stream...
February 28, 1989
Secrets of Easter Island (1)

Episode 7 : Secrets of Easter Island (1)

In this two-part series, NOVA investigates the...
March 07, 1989
Legends of Easter Island (2)

Episode 8 : Legends of Easter Island (2)

In the second part of this two-part series, NOVA...
March 07, 1989
The World Is Full of Oil!

Episode 9 : The World Is Full of Oil!

Scientific detectives test their ingenuity in the...
March 21, 1989
Confronting the Killer Gene

Episode 10 : Confronting the Killer Gene

Arlo, Nancy and Janice each have a 50/50 chance...
March 28, 1989
The Hidden City

Episode 11 : The Hidden City

Actor Judd Hirsch narrates this behind-the scenes...
October 03, 1989
The Controversial Dr. Koop

Episode 12 : The Controversial Dr. Koop

In this profile of the former Surgeon General,...
October 10, 1989
Design Wars!

Episode 13 : Design Wars!

Five architects compete for the approval of...
October 17, 1989
Echoes of War

Episode 14 : Echoes of War

The atomic bomb might have ended World War II,...
October 24, 1989
Decoding the Book of Life

Episode 15 : Decoding the Book of Life

Biologists around the world gear up to decode the...
October 31, 1989
Hurricane!

Episode 16 : Hurricane!

NOVA studies hurricanes—the lurking giants...
November 07, 1989
Will Venice Survive Its Rescue?

Episode 17 : Will Venice Survive Its Rescue?

Increasingly awash in high water, the romantic...
November 14, 1989
What Is Music?

Episode 18 : What Is Music?

East and West came into direct conflict over...
November 21, 1989
Yellowstone's Burning Question

Episode 19 : Yellowstone's Burning Question

The 1988 Yellowstone fire may have been one of...
December 05, 1989
The Schoolboys Who Cracked the Soviet Secret

Episode 20 : The Schoolboys Who Cracked the Soviet Secret

NOVA re-enacts a classic case of classroom...
December 12, 1989