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A Murder of Crows

John Marzluff, Professor of Wildlife Science, University of Washington holds a crow after attaching telemetry.

On the next Nature, explore the minds of crows. New research has shown that they are among the most intelligent animals in the world, able to use tools, distinguish voices and recognize individual humans, up to two years later. Nature: A Murder of Crows airs Wednesday, October 22nd at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

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Ben Franklin's Balloons

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Join NOVA, as it relives history, and replicates the first hot-air balloon which was invented by the Montgolfier brothers in France. This first manned voyage was witnessed by none other than Benjamin Franklin in 1783. NOVA: Ben Franklin's Balloons premieres Wednesday, October 22nd at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

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On the next How We Got to Now, Steven Johnson considers how the invention of the mirror gave rise to the Renaissance; how glass lenses allow us to reveal worlds within worlds; and how, deep beneath the ocean, glass is essential to communication. How We Got to Now: Glass premieres Wednesday, October 22nd at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

 

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