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Absolute Zero: The Conquest of Cold Preview

Preview: Season 35 Episode 4 | 29s

"Absolute Zero" presents the epic story of humanity's struggle to master extreme cold. This NOVA special re-creates groundbreaking discoveries across four centuries that expanded our knowledge of low temperatures and led ultimately to today's cutting edge "cold technologies."

Aired: 11/30/10

Rating: NR

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