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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.

NOVA 
Picture of a Scientist 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 8 PM 

A female biologist, a chemist and a geologist lead viewers on a journey through their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from outright harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, scientific visionaries, including social scientists, neuroscientists and psychologists, provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable and open to all. 

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Wed, 04/14/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Thu, 04/15/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sun, 04/18/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/15/2021 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/15/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Fri, 04/16/2021 @ 7 AM

 

Picture a Scientist Preview

Researchers expose longstanding discrimination against women in science.

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NOVA Reef Rescue Episodic Promo

Nova 
Reef Rescue 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 8 PM

Coral reefs are dying, putting marine ecosystems and the billions of humans that rely on them at grave risk. To counteract this catastrophe, scientists are scrambling to find new ways to save the reefs using a technique called assisted evolution. From the Bahamas to Christmas Island to Australia, marine biologists fight against a ticking clock to save the coral reefs from extinction.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Wed, 04/21/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Thu, 04/22/2021 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Fri, 04/23/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sun, 04/25/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/22/2021 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/22/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Fri, 04/23/2021 @ 7 AM

NOVA 
Fighting for Fertility 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 8PM

Whether it's flash-freezing an egg to minus 197 degrees or searching for sperm where there seems to be none, the high-tech world of assisted reproduction is ushering in a new era of possibilities. As same-sex couples, transgender individuals, single parents and people with fertility issues have the opportunity to build a family using their own DNA, humanity is redefining what it means to reproduce.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Wed, 04/28/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Fri, 04/30/2021 @ 7 AM
NOVA

Fighting for Fertility Preview

Meet people struggling with infertility and the challenges of assisted reproduction.