May 13, 2003 

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Fire Hunter - May 02, 2003
Soon the Forest Service will have a new tool to identify and locate wildfires, and then help firefighters decide the best way to put them out.

Forecasting Danger - April 25, 2003
Over the last decade, deaths due to avalanche have nearly doubled. But scientists are using new technology to predict where and when avalanches might occur.

Mayan Meltdown - April 11, 2003
What would cause an advanced ancient culture to just disappear? Archaeologists have been wondering this about the Mayan civilization for some time. Now the mystery may have been solved by ocean researchers.

Infinite Cosmos - April 04, 2003
A NASA satellite just took a “baby picture” of the universe. It’s a photo that Albert Einstein would have been relieved to see.

Green Menace - March 28, 2003
Vacationing scuba divers across the U.S. should watch for what may be lurking beneath the surface of the water: an invasive alien that swamps all marine life in its path.

DNA Helps Identify MIAs - March 21, 2003
A U.S. lab is using new techniques to ensure that any unidentified remains of soldiers missing in action are returned to their families.

Lost and Found - March 14, 2003
The worldwide search for oil doesn’t always turn up black gold. It sometimes turns up gold of the scientific kind.

Surviving Malpractice - March 07, 2003
President Bush is supporting the American Medical Association in its call for limits on "pain and suffering" awards in malpractice lawsuits. Now insurance costs may be making it difficult for some doctors to keep doing what they love.

Eyes in the Sky - February 28, 2003
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, are today flying serious, important and sometimes deadly missions.

Radiation Terror - February 21, 2003
A dirty bomb may be a terrorist’s weapon of choice.

Tibet’s Treasures - February 14, 2003
You’ve heard of high-technology and even low-technology, but how about mud-technology? Mud-technology is just one tool being used in restoring valuable and ancient pieces of art.

Ice Mountain - February 07, 2003
A group of scientific adventurers went on a mission to measure climate change in an effort to learn whether the Antarctic ice cap is shrinking or growing.

From X-Plane to Next Plane - January 31, 2003
As the U.S. military gears up for possible war with Iraq there is one thing it doesn’t have in its arsenal that it almost certainly would like to have: the "Joint Strike Fighter."

Woodland Lab - May 17, 2002
One large, often natural source of carbon dioxide is forest fires.

WTC Award - May 10, 2002
The man who engineered the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center was recently honored by the National Building Museum with a $25,000 prize, but it has nothing to do with September 11th.

Wildfire Warning - May 03, 2002
It’s only May, but near-record dry conditions are raising concern among forest fire officials, who are warning that this summer’s fire season could be another bad one.

Deconstructing the Towers’ Collapse - April 26, 2002
NOVA’s "Why the Towers Fell" explores the complexities of the collapse and the in-depth investigation that has taken place since September 11th.




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