“Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold” miniseries gets rave reviews

The miniseries Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold aired in late July on British BBC4 to rave reviews. It will air on primetime PBS on January 8 and 15, 2008 at 8:00 PM (check local listings) as part of the Nova science program. “This was an engaging tale of human endeavor and frailty, a century-spanning trial of magnificent commitment and even greater disappointment,” said reviewer Paul Whitelaw.