NOVA scienceNOW : 42 – Saving Hubble, First Primates, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, Killer Microbe

NEIL DeGRASSE TYSON (Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History): On this episode of NOVA scienceNOW: it’s the most famous scientific instrument in the world, and its stunning pictures have changed our view of the universe. MATT MOUNTAIN (Space Telescope Science Institute): Twenty years ago we didn’t know how big the universe was, how old it […]

NOVA scienceNOW : 41 – First Primates

NEIL DeGRASSE TYSON: As inhabitants of Earth, we humans are relative newbies. In fact, our branch of the evolutionary tree may have split with these apes only about 6,000,000 years ago. But what if we look further back in our primate family tree? There must have been some great and wise ancestor who founded this […]