NOVA: "15 Years of Terror"

NOVA: "15 Years of Terror"

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Can we understand what happens in the mind of a terrorist and intercede to stop the next attack... or at least stay one step ahead to thwart their destructive plans? NOVA is here to find out.

Explore the science behind the headlines in PBS’ premier science series. With compelling stories and spectacular visuals, NOVA programs demystify science and technology for viewers of all ages and spotlight people involved in scientific pursuits. Watch 15 Years of Terror on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 9pm on WXXI-TV

In this episode NOVA investigates the psychology of a terrorist and examines how radical organizations have grown to make use of modern propaganda and social media tools in order to cultivate an army of self-radicalized killers.