Archive for February, 1975

Tuaregs

Monday, February 17th, 1975


High in the Hoggar Mountains, in the exact center of the Sahara desert, lives Sidi Mohammed and his family: children, grandchildren, cousins and a few former slave women. Their environment, one of the most ungenerous on earth, provides them with almost nothing. NOVA examines the changing lifestyle of Sidi Mohammed.

Lysenko Affair

Monday, February 10th, 1975


NOVA explores T.D. Lynsenko’s rise to power in the Soviet Union in the early 20th century, and how it affected plant genetic research in the USSR.

Take the World From Another Point of View

Monday, February 3rd, 1975


NOVA profiles two very different scientists: Richard Feynman, a theoretical physicist, at the pinnacle of his career—a Nobel prizewinner; and Richard Lewontin, a biologist and highly regarded population geneticist from Harvard University.