• NOVA -- First Horse Warriors
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    S46 E9: First Horse Warriors
    Horse riding played a key role in human expansion and civilization. But when and ...
    Horse riding played a key role in human expansion and civilization. But when and how did people first master these animals? Scientists use archeology and genetics to uncover clues about the first ...
    Air Date 5/15/2019
    0:53:09
  • NOVA -- Inside the Megafire
    S46 E8: Inside the Megafire
    The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, ...
    The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming scores of lives and over a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought ...
    Air Date 5/8/2019
    0:53:16
  • NOVA -- Saving the Dead Sea
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    S46 E7: Saving the Dead Sea
    As the Dead Sea shrinks, engineers prepare a daring solution: connect it with ...
    As the Dead Sea shrinks, engineers prepare a daring solution: connect it with the Red Sea by way of a massive desalination plant. If it works, it could stabilize the legendary lake and ease regional ...
    Air Date 4/24/2019
    0:53:15
  • NOVA -- The Next Pompeii
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    S46 E6: The Next Pompeii
    In the shadow of Italy’s Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi ...
    In the shadow of Italy’s Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its unique geology and develop a warning system ...
    Air Date 2/20/2019
    0:53:10
  • NOVA -- Rise of the Rockets
    S46 E5: Rise of the Rockets
    New technologies are making rockets cheaper and more powerful than ever before. ...
    New technologies are making rockets cheaper and more powerful than ever before. As companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic make space more accessible, and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new ...
    Air Date 2/13/2019
    0:53:42
  • NOVA -- Decoding the Great Pyramid
    S46 E4: Decoding the Great Pyramid
    Stunning new archaeological evidence provides clues about the Egyptians who ...
    Stunning new archaeological evidence provides clues about the Egyptians who built the Great Pyramid of Giza--and how they did it. Join researchers as they delve into the logbook of a work crew and ...
    Air Date 2/6/2019
    0:53:44
  • NOVA -- Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire
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    S46 E3: Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire
    Hawaiʻi’s Kīlauea volcano erupted in 2018, sending rivers of lava through ...
    Hawaiʻi’s Kīlauea volcano erupted in 2018, sending rivers of lava through communities and into the sea. Join scientists and local residents as they investigate the frightening spike in volcanic ...
    Air Date 1/23/2019
    0:53:21
  • NOVA -- Einstein's Quantum Riddle
    S46 E2: Einstein's Quantum Riddle
    Quantum entanglement is poised to revolutionize technology from networks to code ...
    Quantum entanglement is poised to revolutionize technology from networks to code breaking–but first we need to know it’s real. Join physicists as they capture light from across the universe in a ...
    Air Date 1/9/2019
    0:53:34
  • NOVA -- Pluto and Beyond
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    S46 E1: Pluto and Beyond
    Since it explored Pluto in 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft has been zooming ...
    Since it explored Pluto in 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft has been zooming toward NASA’s most distant target yet. Join the mission team as the probe attempts to fly by Ultima Thule, an object 4 ...
    Air Date 1/2/2019
    0:53:51
  • NOVA -- Apollo's Daring Mission
    S45 E18: Apollo's Daring Mission
    Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission ...
    Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win ...
    Air Date 12/26/2018
    0:53:41
  • NOVA -- World's Fastest Animal
    S45 E17: World's Fastest Animal
    See the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal: the peregrine ...
    See the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal: the peregrine falcon. Though once perilously endangered in the U.S., this spectacular predator is now thriving again in American cities and ...
    Air Date 11/21/2018
    0:53:04
  • NOVA -- Thai Cave Rescue
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    S45 E14: Thai Cave Rescue
    In July 2018, the world held its breath as an international team of cave divers ...
    In July 2018, the world held its breath as an international team of cave divers endeavored to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded deep in a flooded cave in Thailand. Follow the harrowing ...
    Air Date 10/29/2018
    0:53:34
  • NOVA -- Last B-24
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    S45 E15: Last B-24
    Dive to the bottom of the Adriatic Sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 ...
    Dive to the bottom of the Adriatic Sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 bomber that crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II. In 2010, divers located the plane. Now the Department of ...
    Air Date 10/29/2018
    0:53:40
  • NOVA -- Flying Supersonic
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    S45 E13: Flying Supersonic
    NOVA takes you inside the historic international race to develop the first ...
    NOVA takes you inside the historic international race to develop the first supersonic airliner, the Concorde. Hear stories from those inside the choreographed effort to design and build Concorde in ...
    Air Date 10/9/2018
    0:53:41
  • NOVA -- Addiction
    S45 E12: Addiction
    Hear firsthand from individuals struggling with addiction and follow the ...
    Hear firsthand from individuals struggling with addiction and follow the cutting-edge work of doctors and scientists as they investigate why addiction is not a moral failing, but a chronic, treatable ...
    Air Date 9/25/2018
    0:53:45
  • NOVA -- Volcano on the Brink
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    S45 E11: Volcano on the Brink
    Explore Nyamuragira, one of the world’s most active and mysterious volcanoes ...
    Explore Nyamuragira, one of the world’s most active and mysterious volcanoes in Africa. Decades of civil strife have prevented scientists from investigating the volcano, but a brief pause allows an ...
    Air Date 9/19/2018
    0:53:37
  • NOVA -- Volcano on Fire
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    S45 E10: Volcano on Fire
    Climb with volcano experts to the summit of Nyiragongo, a highly active volcano ...
    Climb with volcano experts to the summit of Nyiragongo, a highly active volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Twice in recent memory it has erupted, devastating Goma, a neighboring city of ...
    Air Date 9/19/2018
    0:53:37
  • NOVA -- Operation Bridge Rescue
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    S45 E16: Operation Bridge Rescue
    Follow the race to rebuild the Old Blenheim Bridge in New York State, an icon of ...
    Follow the race to rebuild the Old Blenheim Bridge in New York State, an icon of 19th century American engineering, destroyed by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Watch a team of elite craftsmen faithfully ...
    Air Date 9/19/2018
    0:53:30
  • NOVA -- Transplanting Hope
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    S45 E9: Transplanting Hope
    NOVA takes you inside the operating room to witness organ transplant teams ...
    NOVA takes you inside the operating room to witness organ transplant teams transferring organs from donors to recipients. Meet families navigating both sides of a transplant, and researchers working ...
    Air Date 8/28/2018
    0:53:43
  • NOVA -- Rise of the Superstorms
    S45 E8: Rise of the Superstorms
    In just one devastating month, Houston, Florida, and the Caribbean were changed ...
    In just one devastating month, Houston, Florida, and the Caribbean were changed forever. In summer 2017, three monster hurricanes swept in from the Atlantic one after another, shattering storm records ...
    Air Date 6/14/2018
    0:53:26
  • NOVA -- NOVA Wonders What's the Universe Made Of?
    S45 E106: NOVA Wonders What's the Universe Made Of?
    The universe is hiding something. In fact, it is hiding a lot. Everything we ...
    The universe is hiding something. In fact, it is hiding a lot. Everything we experience on Earth, the stars and galaxies we see in the cosmos—all the “normal” matter and energy that we ...
    Air Date 5/30/2018
    0:53:11