NOVA - Season 5

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NOVA - Season 5
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Title:NOVA - Season 5
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 1978-01-04
Season Number: 5
Total Episodes: 20
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

In The Event of Catastrophe

Episode 1 : In The Event of Catastrophe

Can a nuclear war be survived? Some members of...
January 04, 1978
Blueprints in the Bloodstream

Episode 2 : Blueprints in the Bloodstream

Part one of a two-part series on the subject of...
January 18, 1978
One Small Step (1)

Episode 3 : One Small Step (1)

Second of the two-part series on space programs,...
January 25, 1978
The Final Frontier (2)

Episode 4 : The Final Frontier (2)

In the rain forests of Zaire, in the heart of...
February 01, 1978
BaMiki BaNdula: Children of the Forest

Episode 5 : BaMiki BaNdula: Children of the Forest

In a dramatic docudrama, NOVA reconstructs the...
February 15, 1978
Trial Of Denton Cooley

Episode 6 : Trial Of Denton Cooley

A science-based revolution in the making of wine...
February 22, 1978
The Great Wine Revolution

Episode 7 : The Great Wine Revolution

NOVA investigates the theories of von Daniken and...
March 01, 1978
The Case Of The Ancient Astronauts

Episode 8 : The Case Of The Ancient Astronauts

Today's scientists may be creating their own...
March 08, 1978
The Mind Machines

Episode 9 : The Mind Machines

In the summer of 1977 Paul MacCready, a...
March 22, 1978
Icarus' Children

Episode 10 : Icarus' Children

NOVA shows a year in the life of a beaver pond...
March 29, 1978
Still Waters

Episode 11 : Still Waters

The fortified plateau above Athens known as the...
April 12, 1978
Battle For The Acropolis

Episode 12 : Battle For The Acropolis

Henry Ford, a great friend of Edison, was a film...
April 19, 1978
Road To Happiness

Episode 13 : Road To Happiness

When first invented 18 years ago, lasers were...
May 03, 1978
Light Of The 21st Century

Episode 14 : Light Of The 21st Century

In a world that each year loses up to 40 percent...
May 10, 1978
The Insect Alternative

Episode 15 : The Insect Alternative

For thousands of years people have managed to...
May 24, 1978
The Desert's Edge

Episode 16 : The Desert's Edge

NOVA explores Bovine sleeping sickness. Spread by...
May 31, 1978
The Tse Tse Trap

Episode 17 : The Tse Tse Trap

Traditionally zoos were designed neither for...
June 07, 1978
Memories From Eden

Episode 18 : Memories From Eden

In 1965, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, two...
June 14, 1978
A Whisper From Space

Episode 19 : A Whisper From Space

Congress is currently considering a proposal that...
June 21, 1978
Alaska: The Closing Frontier

Episode 20 : Alaska: The Closing Frontier

Congress is currently considering a proposal that...
June 28, 1978