NATURE

Program Details
Air Time: 
05/03/2016 - 11:00am - 11:59am
Program Title: 
OWL POWER
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/
PSIP Description: 
How owls hunt and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st-century technology and design.
Long Description: 
For centuries, owls have been fascinating hallmarks of children's stories and folk tales the world over. What actually makes owls so special? Using the camera technology, computer graphics, x-rays and ultra-microscopes available in the modern world, take a new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing work, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st-century technology and design, from high-tech aircraft and submarines to innovative hearing aids.