Free Shipping for Prime Members
FREE Shipping on orders over $25—or get FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime
Only 9 left in stock - order soon.
PBS Nova Science Now What... has been added to your Cart

Ship to:
To see addresses, please
or
Please enter a valid US zip code.
or
FREE Shipping on orders over $25. Details
Used: Good | Details
Sold by mustang_ok
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Former library copy. Disc(s) is in good condition. Has minimal if any scratches. Comes in heavy duty library case with stickers and library markings.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$17.01
& FREE Shipping on eligible orders. Details
Sold by: Amazon.com
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

PBS Nova Science Now What's the Next Big Thing? DVD

5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

Additional DVD options Edition Discs
Price
New from Used from
DVD
(Mar 29, 2011)
"Please retry"
1
$17.00
$12.79 $9.00
DVD
"Please retry"
$39.15
DVD
"Please retry"
$56.58

Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime
Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime Start your 30-day free trial to stream thousands of movies & TV shows included with Prime. Start your free trial
$17.00 Free Shipping for Prime Members
FREE Shipping on orders over $25—or get FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime
Only 9 left in stock - order soon. Sold by MightySilver and Fulfilled by Amazon.

Frequently bought together

  • PBS Nova Science Now What's the Next Big Thing? DVD
  • +
  • Nova Sciencenow: What Will the Future Be Like
Total price: $30.95
Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

PBS nova science now what's the next big thing? DVD. Host Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles one of science's major challenges in each episode. He will guide us as he explores dramatic discoveries and the frontiers of research that connect each central, provocative mystery. Run Time: 60 minutes. Rating: TV-G. Programs include: social robots - robots already build our cars and vacuum our floors. Engineers are designing robots with the social smarts to understand human feelings, learn from human teachers, carry on conversations, and even make jokes. But is a future full of robotic companions a delightful dream--or a lonely nightmare? Robotic cars - will the car of the future be able to drive itself? At the gm tech center, engineers are testing two-wheeled, battery-powered cars called en-vs. Weighing under 500 kg and measuring about 1.5 meters in length, the tiny cars don't use up much energy or space. And they're smart, too! Using gps, the en-vs can plan a route to their destination, and even talk to each other. Detecting earthquakes - in exclusive coverage, nova sciencenow accompanies a team of U.S. Geologists into Haiti after the tragedy, trying to determine if more quakes are coming; then travels to California, where scientists are uncovering hints of massive destruction yet to come. Smart grid - how does electricity get to from its source to your light switch? Could a new smart grid could do the job better? Smart grids support transient power sources like solar and wind, heading off devastating power outages and letting consumers make greener--and more economical--choices about how and when to power up. Profile: jay keasling - jay keasling grew up isolated on his family's farm in Nebraska.


Special features

None.

Product details

  • Actors: Hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson
  • Directors: n, a
  • Format: Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: PBS (DIRECT)
  • DVD Release Date: March 29, 2011
  • Run Time: 60 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
  • International Shipping: This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More
  • ASIN: B004D7SBD4
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #126,948 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Customer reviews

5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
Share your thoughts with other customers
See all verified purchase reviews

Top customer reviews

on January 23, 2016
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on March 3, 2015
Format: DVD
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

PBS Nova Science Now What's the Next Big Thing? DVD
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: PBS Nova Science Now What's the Next Big Thing? DVD


What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?


Pages with related products. See and discover other items: science teacher supplies