A state legislative panel has authorized the Ohio Lottery to spend $22.5 million to build and operate new electronic raffle machines for veterans’ posts and fraternal organizations.
Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Networks have already begun airing special programming to commemorate the occasion. Tonight at 9pm on WOSU TV, NOVA presents ENGINEERING GROUND ZERO.
This NOVA episode will take you along on a unique field expedition to Alaska’s North Slope. Join the team of researchers as they dig a tunnel into the permafrost in order to collect the dinosaur bones.
NOVA joins leading dream researchers as they embark on a variety of neurological and psychological experiments to investigate the world of sleep and dreams. Delving deep into the thoughts and brains of a variety of dreamers, scientists are asking important questions about the purpose of this mysterious realm we escape to at night. Do dreams [...]
NOVA investigates the extraordinary impact music can have on the human brain, through the case studies from neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks’ latest book Musicophilia. We travel around the globe to meet people like Tony Cicoria, who was struck by lightning and was suddenly inspired to become a pianist; and Matt Giordano, who uses drumming to [...]
Tonight on NOVA scienceNow, brace for an IQ test: Man versus cuttlefish, and the results aren’t always pretty. Nova scienceNOW: How Smart Are Animals? Wednesday, February 9, 8:00 pm on WOSU TV Cephalopods—octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish—are some of the weirdest creatures on Earth. They perform fantastic feats of camouflage, boast surprisingly large brains, and can [...]
I’ve been sitting at my desk working on three projects at once, which is pretty typical. Every so often I glance up at one of the TV monitors in my office and get pulled into a yummy looking dish being prepared on one of the many cooking programs we air on WOSU PLUS. I just [...]
As Stacia mentioned earlier, NOVA, after decades of holding down Tuesday nights, has ambled over to Wednesdays. Make a note of this on whatever time piece you use to organize your evening life, because, as always, NOVA is worth watching. From their Web site: Materials have defined many eras of humankind including the Stone Age, [...]
As I’ve said several times in the past, schedule changes are never easy. When it effects one of our signature series I get a little nervous. But if you think about it, we’re just going with the flow this TV season. We all know it’s mid-season replacement time and the networks are shuffling the program [...]
The longest smoke break of Nicholas White’s life began at around eleven o’clock on a Friday night in October, 1999. White, a thirty-four-year-old production manager at Business Week, working late on a special supplement, had just watched the Braves beat the Mets on a television in the office pantry. Now he wanted a cigarette. He [...]
Every Sunday afternoon we try to bring you programs centered around a particular theme. It’s not always easy coming up something I hope will be of interest to our viewers. Sometimes I’ll have a list of programs I want to use but can’t think of a way to tie them together and other times I’ll [...]