Nova Sciencenow

Series 4, Episode 8

Season 4, Episode 8 of 8

Using new data from cave stalagmites and the Mississippi riverbed to understand how and why earthquakes strike in the heartland; the crucial role sleep plays in strengthening memories and facilitating learning; a profile of marine geologist Sang-Mook Lee; paleontologist Jonathan Bloch, who thinks that tiny bones embedded in limestone may be the evolutionary evidence of the creatures that evolved into primates.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
9/4/2009
10 p.m.
9/5/2009
3 a.m.
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