• NOVA -- S40 Ep6: The Volga Trade Route
    S40 Ep6: The Volga Trade Route
    The Vikings didn’t invent crucible steel, so where did it come from? Many ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep6: When Hurricane Sandy Went Rogue
    S40 Ep6: When Hurricane Sandy Went Rogue
    Hurricane Sandy was born just like any other tropical storm: the warm water acts ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep5: Egyptian Armor
    S40 Ep5: Egyptian Armor
    Protective armor was a necessity in Egyptian chariot warfare. Military historian ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep5: Chariot Weapons
    S40 Ep5: Chariot Weapons
    Military historian Mike Loades explores the weapons that the ancient Egyptians ...
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  • NOVA -- S39 Ep15: Parachute Problems
    S39 Ep15: Parachute Problems
    While testing Curiosity’s parachute in the world’s largest wind tunnel, JPL ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep4: Scripting the Truth
    S40 Ep4: Scripting the Truth
    An innovative computer-based handwriting analysis technique helps NOVA dig ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: Swarming Drones
    S40 Ep3: Swarming Drones
    A University of Pennsylvania lab is developing tiny drones that sense their ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: Independent UAVs
    S40 Ep3: Independent UAVs
    A DARPA researcher describes what would constitute a breakthrough in UAV ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: Being a Drone Operator
    S40 Ep3: Being a Drone Operator
    A UAV pilot describes what it’s like to conduct a drone strike.
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: What Drones Can See
    S40 Ep3: What Drones Can See
    An engineer describes the next-generation surveillance sensor for UAVs, called ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: A Next-Generation Drone
    S40 Ep3: A Next-Generation Drone
    The X-47B prototype can land on a flight deck without input from a pilot.
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep2: A Neanderthal Burial
    S40 Ep2: A Neanderthal Burial
    Until recently, scientists have encountered scant evidence of Neanderthal ritual ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep2: Neanderthal Superglue
    S40 Ep2: Neanderthal Superglue
    The world’s first industrial process likely began with the Neanderthals. In ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep2: Scanning the Dead
    S40 Ep2: Scanning the Dead
    Virtual autopsies paint remarkably informative pictures of a body's post-mortem ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep1: Meet the Volcanoes
    S40 Ep1: Meet the Volcanoes
    Volcanoes can come in many shapes and sizes. PRODUCTION CREDITS Produced, ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep1: A Volcanic Labyrinth
    S40 Ep1: A Volcanic Labyrinth
    Thrihnukagigur crater is the only place on Earth where the anatomy of a volcano ...
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  • NOVA -- S39 Ep15: Space Kids
    S39 Ep15: Space Kids
    For Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers, Curiosity's landing represented the ...
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  • NOVA -- S39 Ep14: Sneak Peek: Easter Island
    S39 Ep14: Sneak Peek: Easter Island
    What caused the vast deforestation of Easter Island?
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  • NOVA -- A Never Ending Supply
    A Never Ending Supply
    What makes an energy source renewable and how can we use them to power our ...
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  • NOVA -- Growing Appetites, Limited Resources
    Growing Appetites, Limited Resources
    The need for alternative energy sources is more pressing than ever.
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  • NOVA -- Solar Power
    Solar Power
    How can we convert the Sun’s light and heat into energy we can use?
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