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NOVA

"Mystery of Easter Island"

Researchers investigate the ancient creation of nearly 900 giant statues, or moai, on Easter Island.  (Repeat)

Wed 8/5 10:00 PM  WNET
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Science, Nature, Anthology, Science and Nature, Interests

Crew:
Lance Newman (Narrator)

8/5/15
09:00 PM
"Secrets of the Viking Sword"  Viking sword-makers designed and created the Ulfberht sword.  (Repeat) WNET
8/5/15
09:00 PM
"Secrets of the Viking Sword"  Viking sword-makers designed and created the Ulfberht sword.  (Repeat) KYNE
8/5/15
10:00 PM
"Mystery of Easter Island"  Researchers investigate the ancient creation of nearly 900 giant statues, or moai, on Easter Island.  (Repeat) WNET
8/5/15
10:00 PM
"Mystery of Easter Island"  Researchers investigate the ancient creation of nearly 900 giant statues, or moai, on Easter Island.  (Repeat) KYNE
8/7/15
02:04 AM
"Secrets of the Viking Sword"  Viking sword-makers designed and created the Ulfberht sword.  (Repeat) WNET
8/7/15
03:01 AM
"Mystery of Easter Island"  Researchers investigate the ancient creation of nearly 900 giant statues, or moai, on Easter Island.  (Repeat) WNET
8/12/15
09:00 PM
"Ben Franklin's Balloons"  A re-creation of an 18th-century hot-air balloon flight uses tools and materials available at that time.  (Repeat) KYNE
NOVA

Premise
This long-running, award-winning documentary series focuses on science, its many applications, speculation, history and researchers. Inspired by the BBC documentary program ``Horizons, '' the U.S. series frequently features interviews with scientists directly involved in the topic at hand, and sometimes even boasts footage of a particular discovery.

Current cast
Craig Sechler

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.