NOVA - Season 8

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NOVA - Season 8
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Title:NOVA - Season 8
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 1981-01-06
Season Number: 8
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

Doctors of Nigeria

Episode 1 : Doctors of Nigeria

A great secret lies locked inside the master...
January 06, 1981
Message in the Rocks

Episode 2 : Message in the Rocks

A NOVA showing the extraordinary discoveries of...
January 20, 1981
The Dead Sea Lives

Episode 3 : The Dead Sea Lives

Called the "teeth of the wind" by those who have...
January 27, 1981
Anatomy of a Volcano

Episode 4 : Anatomy of a Volcano

The controversy which exploded a century ago when...
February 10, 1981
The Science of Murder

Episode 5 : The Science of Murder

Many were delighted by the extraordinary special...
February 17, 1981
The Malady of Health Care

Episode 6 : The Malady of Health Care

You are not alone! Like it or not, every human...
February 24, 1981
Beyond the Milky Way

Episode 7 : Beyond the Milky Way

William H. Whyte's insightful and humorous look...
March 03, 1981
The Asteroid and the Dinosaur

Episode 8 : The Asteroid and the Dinosaur

Ever thought what it's like having your mirror...
March 10, 1981
Animal Olympians

Episode 9 : Animal Olympians

The beauty, endurance, and raw power of animals...
March 17, 1981
Resolution on Saturn

Episode 10 : Resolution on Saturn

It's over 300 years since Galileo turned his new...
August 25, 1981
Computers, Spies and Private Lives

Episode 11 : Computers, Spies and Private Lives

NOVA captures the breathtaking power and...
September 27, 1981
Why America Burns

Episode 12 : Why America Burns

NOVA presents a dramatic, exclusive film of the...
October 04, 1981
The Great Violin Mystery

Episode 13 : The Great Violin Mystery

NOVA takes an intimate look at Robert Tory...
October 11, 1981
Cosmic Fire

Episode 14 : Cosmic Fire

One of the biggest investigations in medical...
October 18, 1981
Locusts: War Without End

Episode 15 : Locusts: War Without End

What is it like not to be able to communicate...
October 25, 1981
Did Darwin Get It Wrong?

Episode 16 : Did Darwin Get It Wrong?

NOVA explores the past, present, and future of...
November 01, 1981
Artists in the Lab

Episode 17 : Artists in the Lab

NOVA shows how scientists go about creating new...
November 15, 1981
Notes of a Biology Watcher: A Film with Lewis Thomas

Episode 18 : Notes of a Biology Watcher: A Film with Lewis Thomas

NOVA visits San Francisco's...
November 22, 1981
City Spaces, Human Places

Episode 19 : City Spaces, Human Places

In this vivid study of mimicry and camouflage...
November 29, 1981

Episode 20 : Twins

What is aging? Why does it happen? Can it be...
December 06, 1981