TV Show Tracker

Download Scientific American Frontiers Episodes

download tv shows • download tv episodes • iPod TV shows

The following Scientific American Frontiers episodes are available for legal download from the iTunes Music Store:

Episode Title Show Duration Release Date Price Download Episode
Robot Pals Scientific American Frontiers 27:17 2006-06-16  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     To be really useful, robots need to behave as cooperative partners rather than mindless machines. We'll meet three robots - including a future member of an astronaut team - that are trying to better understand us. Details
Cybersenses Scientific American Frontiers 27:17 2006-06-09  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Replacement synthetic senses for people are now a reality. Children as young as 12 months are already getting artificial hearing - while the first trials of electronic retinas for the blind are just beginning. Details
The Secret Canyon Scientific American Frontiers 27:13 2006-06-02  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The best kept secret of American archeology is now revealed - an entire canyon of perfectly preserved 1,000-year-old remains. Who were these people - and where did they come from? Details
Hidden Motives Scientific American Frontiers 27:15 2006-05-26  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     If you think you know why you do things, you're probably wrong. Explore how our unconscious determines our behavior - including why we buy things that are "cool." Details
Hydrogen Hopes Scientific American Frontiers 27:19 2006-05-19  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     We've all heard of hydrogen as the fuel of the future, but what will it take to get there from here? How can we create hydrogen from renewable sources like the sun - and how do we store it safely once we've got it? Details
Hot Planet - Cold Comfort Scientific American Frontiers 27:06 2006-05-12  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     So you think global warming won't affect you? Wait until the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. And find out what's already happening in Alaska. Details
Chimp Minds Scientific American Frontiers 27:19 2006-05-05  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     A visit with an engaging if unruly bunch of cousins that we formally broke up with about 6 or 7 million years ago - with whom we share almost all of our genes but not a lot of our lifestyle. Why the difference? Maybe it's in how we learn. Details
Going Deep Scientific American Frontiers 27:19 2006-04-28  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     A look back at the decades of effort that culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor, and a look forward to what's next now that Alvin's retiring. Details
Cars That Think Scientific American Frontiers 27:39 2006-04-21  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The fully automatic car may be down the road a ways, but cars that do your thinking for you are just around the corner -- they watch out for hazards, they listen to you, they read your lips, they even know when you're distracted. Details
Surgical Slimmers Scientific American Frontiers 27:25 2006-04-14  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     In spite of the risks, people are lining up to solve their weight problems in the operating room. And if the latest device -- an implantable stomach "pacer" -- works out, millions more will be taking the surgical way out. Details
Don't Forget Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 57:33 2004-11-05  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Scientists attempt to unravel the mysteries of memory -- how we make them, where they come from and why some slip away. Details
Coming Into America Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 57:34 2004-07-20  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Who were the first Americans? New discoveries and techniques for dating have archeologist rethinking what they know -- and rewriting history. Details
The Dark Side of the Universe Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 57:13 2004-06-22  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     New discoveries about Dark Matter and Dark Energy have astronomers wondering if ours is but an infinity of universes. Details
Hot Times In Alaska Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 57:15 2004-06-15  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Melting glaciers, dying forests, and disappearing lakes; Scientists explain why warmer temperatures are cause for alarm. Details
Future Car Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 57:13 2004-05-19  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Alan visits the research labs and testing tracks of the Big 3 automobile makers to find technologies that will fuel the cars of the future. Details
Losing It Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 56:35 2004-01-20  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Scientists try to figure out the body's complex weight-regulation system, while Alan and 10 volunteers try to shed unwanted pounds. Details
Make Up Your Mind Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 48:06 2002-10-15  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Scientists look to the brain's frontal lobe as the seat of personality. Details
Unearthing Secret America Scientific American Frontiers, Vol. 2 57:14 2002-10-08  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Archaeologists shed new light on life in colonial America. Details

Complete list of downloadable TV shows | TV Show Tracker home | Subscribe to RSS updates for this show RSS