• NOVA -- Shape Memory Alloys
    Shape Memory Alloys
    These metals "remember" their original shape and revert to it when heated.
    These metals "remember" their original shape and revert to it when heated.
    Air Date 9/8/2013
    0:00:32
  • NOVA -- Graphene
    Graphene
    A sheet of graphene one atom thick still conducts electricity.
    A sheet of graphene one atom thick still conducts electricity.
    Air Date 9/5/2013
    0:01:11
  • NOVA -- Pizza Transistor
    Pizza Transistor
    Researchers are using nano-wires to cram more transitors into a computer chip.
    Researchers are using nano-wires to cram more transitors into a computer chip.
    Air Date 9/5/2013
    0:01:34
  • NOVA -- Shrinking Chips
    Shrinking Chips
    Using silicon transistors means engineers can shrink the transistor to the size ...
    Using silicon transistors means engineers can shrink the transistor to the size of a few atoms.
    Air Date 9/5/2013
    0:01:06
  • NOVA -- Silicon Transistors
    Silicon Transistors
    Silicon is a semiconductor, and makes an excellent transistor in a computer ...
    Silicon is a semiconductor, and makes an excellent transistor in a computer chip.
    Air Date 8/29/2013
    0:00:50
  • NOVA -- Life-Saving Non-Newtonian Fluids
    Life-Saving Non-Newtonian Fluids
    These materials are used in shock absorbers and to make buildings more ...
    These materials are used in shock absorbers and to make buildings more earthquake resistant.
    Air Date 8/29/2013
    0:01:43
  • NOVA -- Magnetic Oobleck
    Magnetic Oobleck
    This fluid becomes more like a solid when a magnetic field is applied.
    This fluid becomes more like a solid when a magnetic field is applied.
    Air Date 8/29/2013
    0:00:54
  • NOVA -- Oobleck
    Oobleck
    Non-newtonian fluids are like a liquid and solid in one.
    Non-newtonian fluids are like a liquid and solid in one.
    Air Date 8/29/2013
    0:00:40
  • NOVA -- Battle Jacket
    Battle Jacket
    This self-sealing material prevents fuel tanks from leaking if they're shot.
    This self-sealing material prevents fuel tanks from leaking if they're shot.
    Air Date 8/29/2013
    0:01:49
  • NOVA -- Solar Leaves
    Solar Leaves
    These solar "leaves" can produce more electricity than traditional solar panels.
    These solar "leaves" can produce more electricity than traditional solar panels.
    Air Date 8/29/2013
    0:00:53
  • NOVA -- Wheat Straw Plastic
    Wheat Straw Plastic
    A car company is reducing petroleum use by using wheat straw in their plastic.
    A car company is reducing petroleum use by using wheat straw in their plastic.
    Air Date 8/29/2013
    0:01:04
  • NOVA -- Starling 8
    Starling 8
    David Pogue checks out swarming robots.
    David Pogue checks out swarming robots.
    Air Date 7/15/2013
    0:00:44
  • NOVA -- sandy-raw-5-1
    sandy-raw-5-1
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    Visit NOVA Labs: pbs.org/nova/labs
    Air Date 7/8/2013
    0:01:02
  • NOVA -- sandy-raw-1-2
    sandy-raw-1-2
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    Visit NOVA Labs: pbs.org/nova/labs
    Air Date 7/8/2013
    0:00:04
  • NOVA -- Chemotherapy Goes Small
    Chemotherapy Goes Small
    Scientists are using nanoparticles to make more effective chemotherapy ...
    Scientists are using nanoparticles to make more effective chemotherapy treatments.
    Air Date 7/1/2013
    0:01:17
  • NOVA -- The Climate Wild Card
    The Climate Wild Card
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    Visit NOVA Labs: pbs.org/nova/labs
    Air Date 6/30/2013
    0:03:02
  • NOVA -- Severe Storms
    Severe Storms
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    Visit NOVA Labs: pbs.org/nova/labs
    Air Date 6/30/2013
    0:03:37
  • NOVA -- Clouds and Weather
    Clouds and Weather
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    Visit NOVA Labs: pbs.org/nova/labs
    Air Date 6/30/2013
    0:03:21
  • NOVA -- Why So Many Cloud Types?
    Why So Many Cloud Types?
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    Visit NOVA Labs: pbs.org/nova/labs
    Air Date 6/30/2013
    0:03:35
  • NOVA -- The Making of a Cloud Old
    The Making of a Cloud Old
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    Visit NOVA Labs: pbs.org/nova/labs
    Air Date 6/30/2013
    0:03:10
  • NOVA -- Life on Europa?
    Life on Europa?
    Europa’s icy surface may cover a salty ocean. Could life lurk in the depths?
    Europa’s icy surface may cover a salty ocean. Could life lurk in the depths?
    Air Date 6/9/2013
    0:02:25