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NOVA Making North America Screenings

Join us for a special sneak peak of NOVA: Making North America, a bold and sweeping biography of the continent, hosted by Kirk Johnson, Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.Two screenings will take place, please choose to attend one.

October 22nd at SUNY Cortland 7pm

Expert Panel features SUNY Cortland Scientists: Biologist and SUNY Cortland President Dr. Erik Bitterbaum SUNY Cortland  Geologists; Dr David Barclay, Dr. Robert Darling, Dr. Gayle Gleason, Dr. Li Jin, & Dr Christopher McRoberts.

or attend

October 23rd at WSKG Studios 6:30pm

Expert Panel features Scientists from Binghamton University, Dr. H.Richard Naslund SUNY Broome  Dr. Bruce Oldfield, Jason Smith and the Paleontological Research Institute.

WSKG Studios event will begin with a short reception.

Events are open to the public and free of charge, please RSVP through the links above.

Airing on WSKG, November 4, 11, and 18, this spectacular road trip tells a great story: how the continent was built, how life evolved here, and how the continent has shaped our lives today.

Mighty, elemental forces molded North America—fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets, and massive impacts from space all shaped our homeland. The epic three-part series unfolds in a forgotten world that existed long before our own, crossed by long-lost mountain ranges, deserts the size of Africa, and vast inland seas spanning the length of the continent. Explore beloved landmarks like the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone National Park from the inside out as we witness the clash of nature’s creative and destructive forces. Hosted by renowned paleontologist Kirk Johnson, this spectacular road trip through a tumultuous deep past explores three fundamental questions: How was the continent built? How did life evolve here? And how has the continent shaped us? “Making North America” reveals the incredible story of a majestic continent.

Special Thanks to the McKinley and Six Mile Creek Vineyard for supporting the WSKG reception.