• NOVA -- Manhunt—Boston Bombers
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    S40 E14: Manhunt—Boston Bombers
    At 2:50 pm on April 15, 2013, two bomb blasts turned the Boston Marathon finish ...
    At 2:50 pm on April 15, 2013, two bomb blasts turned the Boston Marathon finish line from a scene of triumph to tragedy, leaving three dead, hundreds injured, and a city gripped by heartbreak and ...
    Air Date 5/29/2013
    0:53:10
  • NOVA -- CloudLab_Megastorm_02
    CloudLab_Megastorm_02
    CloudLab_Megastorm_02
    CloudLab_Megastorm_02
    Air Date 5/28/2013
    0:00:31
  • NOVA -- CloudLab_Megastorm_01
    CloudLab_Megastorm_01
    CloudLab_Megastorm_01
    CloudLab_Megastorm_01
    Air Date 5/28/2013
    0:00:35
  • NOVA -- How the 1918 Flu Infected People
    How the 1918 Flu Infected People
    The 1918 flu virus infects deep in the lungs, which may have made it more ...
    The 1918 flu virus infects deep in the lungs, which may have made it more deadly.
    Air Date 5/13/2013
    0:00:25
  • NOVA -- What Made the 1918 Flu So Deadly?
    What Made the 1918 Flu So Deadly?
    The 1918 flu killed at least 50 million people, more than died from battle in ...
    The 1918 flu killed at least 50 million people, more than died from battle in World War I.
    Air Date 5/13/2013
    0:01:28
  • NOVA -- Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures
    S40 E12: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures
    After a massive extinction, diverse marsupials came to dominate this isolated ...
    After a massive extinction, diverse marsupials came to dominate this isolated continent.
    Air Date 5/1/2013
    0:53:45
  • NOVA -- Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters
    S40 E11: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters
    Some 250 million years ago, some of the largest, most dangerous reptiles ruled ...
    Some 250 million years ago, some of the largest, most dangerous reptiles ruled this land.
    Air Date 4/24/2013
    0:54:15
  • NOVA -- Fertilizing the Amazon
    Fertilizing the Amazon
    Nutrient-rich dust from the Saharan Desert blows across the ocean to the Amazon.
    Nutrient-rich dust from the Saharan Desert blows across the ocean to the Amazon.
    Air Date 4/21/2013
    0:03:27
  • NOVA -- Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes
    S40 E10: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes
    Fossils reveal how life’s explosion in the ocean was recreated on dry land.
    Fossils reveal how life’s explosion in the ocean was recreated on dry land.
    Air Date 4/17/2013
    0:54:10
  • NOVA -- Flu Probabilities
    Flu Probabilities
    What is the chance a new flu strain will jump from birds to people?
    What is the chance a new flu strain will jump from birds to people?
    Air Date 4/16/2013
    0:01:53
  • NOVA -- Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening
    S40 E9: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening
    Australia’s ancient landscape holds clues to Earth's early history and the ...
    Australia’s ancient landscape holds clues to Earth's early history and the beginning of life.
    Air Date 4/10/2013
    0:54:10
  • NOVA -- Rare Earth Elements
    Rare Earth Elements
    David Pogue learns about rare earth elements.
    David Pogue learns about rare earth elements.
    Air Date 4/1/2013
    0:04:17
  • NOVA -- Meteor Strike
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    S40 E13: Meteor Strike
    A blinding flash of light streaked across the Russian sky, followed by a ...
    A blinding flash of light streaked across the Russian sky, followed by a shuddering blast strong enough to damage buildings and send more than 1,000 people to the hospital. On the morning of February ...
    Air Date 3/27/2013
    0:53:06
  • NOVA -- CHNOPS: Ingredients for Life
    CHNOPS: Ingredients for Life
    The basic building blocks for life are made of just six elements.
    The basic building blocks for life are made of just six elements.
    Air Date 3/12/2013
    0:02:36
  • NOVA -- Electromagnetic Spectrum
    Electromagnetic Spectrum
    To unveil Earth's processes, satellites use portions of the electromagnetic ...
    To unveil Earth's processes, satellites use portions of the electromagnetic spectrum that are invisible to our eyes.
    Air Date 2/28/2013
    0:00:44
  • NOVA -- Mind of a Rampage Killer
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    S40 E8: Mind of a Rampage Killer
    What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of ...
    What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of students and open fire? What combination of circumstances compels a human being to commit the most inhuman of crimes? Can ...
    Air Date 2/20/2013
    0:52:53
  • NOVA -- Earth From Space
    S40 E6: Earth From Space
    "Earth From Space" is a groundbreaking two-hour special that reveals a ...
    "Earth From Space" is a groundbreaking two-hour special that reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from ...
    Air Date 2/13/2013
    1:52:52
  • NOVA -- Building Pharaoh's Chariot
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    S40 E5: Building Pharaoh's Chariot
    A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers, and horse trainers join forces ...
    A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers, and horse trainers join forces to build and test two highly accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. They discover astonishingly advanced ...
    Air Date 2/6/2013
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Decoding Neanderthals
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    S40 E2: Decoding Neanderthals
    Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans—people physically identical to ...
    Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans—people physically identical to us today—left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the ...
    Air Date 1/9/2013
    0:53:10
  • NOVA -- Doomsday Volcanoes
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    S40 E1: Doomsday Volcanoes
    In April, 2010 the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallají¶kull volcano turned much ...
    In April, 2010 the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallají¶kull volcano turned much of Europe into an ash-strewn no-fly zone, stranding millions of travelers. But was Eyjafjallají¶kull just the start? ...
    Air Date 1/2/2013
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Inside the Megastorm
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    S39 E16: Inside the Megastorm
    Was Megastorm Sandy a freak combination of weather systems? Or are hurricanes ...
    Was Megastorm Sandy a freak combination of weather systems? Or are hurricanes increasing in intensity due to a warming climate? How did this perfect storm make search and rescue so dangerous? "Inside ...
    Air Date 11/18/2012
    0:53:37