November 28, 2003

Caves: Ancient Life

Tiny creatures found in salt water caves are giving scientists clues about an ancient super-continent.

November 27, 2003

Family Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving unites individuals and families in the spirit of gratitude and sharing.

November 26, 2003

Caves: Living Fossils

While exploring underwater caves, divers made a startling discovery — primitive animals whose ancestors have been swimming in these waters for millennia.

November 25, 2003

Caves – Mars Connection

Ancient salt water caves harbor ecosystems similar to what life on Mars might have once been like.

November 24, 2003

Caves – Diving

Scientists investigating underwater caves must brave dangerous conditions.

November 21, 2003

Sea Otter – Breaking The Human Bond

Marine biologists play surrogate mom to injured sea lions, taking care that their young charges don’t get too attached to them.

November 20, 2003

Sea Otter – Recovery

Once hunted for their fur, Sea Otters have been saved from extinction thanks to the efforts of conservation biologists.

November 19, 2003

Yoiks – Memories

For the Sami people of Scandinavia, yoiking is a sonorous characterization of loved ones.

November 18, 2003

Yoiks – Reindeer Jazz

An indigenous style of singing created by nomadic reindeer herdsman is kept alive in contemporary Scandinavia.

November 17, 2003

Quietude – Solutions

If there is a right to quiet in our common spaces, how can we best preserve it?

November 14, 2003

Quietude – The Commons

Our atmosphere is replete with vibrations from unnatural sources.

November 13, 2003

Patagonia Penguins: Raising Chicks

For Patagonian penguins, parenting requires manic intensity to insure survival of their chicks.

November 12, 2003

Patagonia Penguins: Adapting to Survive

Penguins have adapted to the harsh conditions of Patagonia where they flourish as adept ocean dwellers.

November 11, 2003

Patagonia Penguins: Life Histories

Patagonia is home to over one million penguins who spend much of their lives on the surface of the ocean.

November 10, 2003

E.O. Wilson – Electric Fish

A surprising explanation on how a unique kind of fish communicates and captures their prey.

November 7, 2003

E.O. Wilson – Future of Science

Advanced scientific discoveries in the 21st century are addressing philosophical questions of centuries past.

November 6, 2003

E.O. Wilson – Ant Communication

A variety of chemical exchanges enable ants to navigate their world and coordinate their activities.

November 5, 2003

E.O. Wilson – Chemical Signals

Chemical secretions bring a new meaning to the science of insect communication.

November 4, 2003

E.O.Wilson – Consider the Lily Pond

A riddle poses a serious question about the future of life on earth.

November 3, 2003

E.O. Wilson – The Mark of Science

Science is rooted in discovery, deepening our knowledge of the physical world, and enriching the human experience.