NOVA - Season 7

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NOVA - Season 7
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Title:NOVA - Season 7
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 1980-01-15
Season Number: 7
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

The Elusive Illness

Episode 1 : The Elusive Illness

In one of the first films ever to come out of...
January 15, 1980
A is for Atom, B is for Bomb

Episode 2 : A is for Atom, B is for Bomb

One year in the intricate life of a coastal...
January 22, 1980
Living Machines

Episode 3 : Living Machines

Locked in the shale of the Western Rocky...
February 05, 1980
Portrait of a Killer

Episode 4 : Portrait of a Killer

Is interferon—known as IF in medical...
February 19, 1980
Umealit: The Whale Hunters

Episode 5 : Umealit: The Whale Hunters

On Wednesday, November 12, 1980, Voyager 1 is...
March 04, 1980
The Safety Factor

Episode 6 : The Safety Factor

Thomas Edison is the quintessential American...
March 11, 1980
A Mediterranean Prospect

Episode 7 : A Mediterranean Prospect

Water, water everywhere...but just how useful is...
March 18, 1980
Mr. Ludwig's Tropical Dreamland

Episode 8 : Mr. Ludwig's Tropical Dreamland

NOVA tells the story of still and cine...
March 25, 1980
The Pinks and the Blues

Episode 9 : The Pinks and the Blues

Is the fagara root a match for the stethoscope?...
September 30, 1980
The Cancer Detectives of Lin Xian

Episode 10 : The Cancer Detectives of Lin Xian

This program explores clues gathered from ancient...
October 07, 1980
The Sea Behind the Dunes

Episode 11 : The Sea Behind the Dunes

NOVA examines the Dead Sea. The lowest place on...
October 14, 1980
Do We Really Need the Rockes?

Episode 12 : Do We Really Need the Rockes?

When Mt. St. Helens erupted earlier this year, it...
October 28, 1980
The Big IF

Episode 13 : The Big IF

NOVA investigates what science can do in helping...
November 04, 1980
Voyager: Jupiter & Beyond

Episode 14 : Voyager: Jupiter & Beyond

Health care is no longer two aspirins and some...
November 11, 1980
The Wizard Who Spat on the Floor

Episode 15 : The Wizard Who Spat on the Floor

Sophisticated instruments used by astronomers...
November 18, 1980
The Water Crisis

Episode 16 : The Water Crisis

For 150 million years, dinosaurs dominated the...
November 25, 1980
Moving Still

Episode 17 : Moving Still

The beauty, endurance, and raw power of animals...
December 02, 1980
A Touch of Sensitivity

Episode 18 : A Touch of Sensitivity

It's over 300 years since Galileo turned his new...
December 09, 1980
The Red Deer of Rhum

Episode 19 : The Red Deer of Rhum

NOVA reports on the potential danger of modern...
December 23, 1980
It's About Time

Episode 20 : It's About Time

More people die in fires in the US than in any...
December 30, 1980