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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Texas Research film festival

L. Michael White, classics professor

L. Michael White, classics professor

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have made appearances on Nova and other science and research-related programs on PBS. Some of them can be viewed online at or at

Further Findings will provide links to some of those programs over the next few days of winter break.

Tonight (Dec. 22, 2009), L. Michael White, the Ronald Nelson Smith Chair in Classics and Christian Origins, is on KLRU in “From Jesus to Christ.” The program, part
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Friday, October 16, 2009

Pianka goes Nova. Super!

Eric Pianka and Gisela Kaufmann--Photo by Carsten Orlt

Eric Pianka and Gisela Kaufmann–Photo by Carsten Orlt

Sometimes it pays to read those old magazines gathering dust in doctors’ offices. That turned out to be Eric Pianka’s version of being discovered by a talent scout.

Pianka, a biologist who holds the Denton A. Cooley Centennial Professorship at the University of Texas at Austin, is the expert guide in “Lizard Kings,” a part of the Nova series on PBS. It will be shown on KUT at 7 p.m. Oct. 20, 2009.

And it’s
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