• NOVA -- Forgotten Genius
    S34 E3: Forgotten Genius
    The grandson of Alabama slaves, Percy Julian met with every possible barrier in ...
    The grandson of Alabama slaves, Percy Julian met with every possible barrier in a deeply segregated America. He was a man of genius, devotion, and determination. As a black man he was also an ...
    Air Date 6/1/2007
    1:51:41
  • NOVA -- Storm That Drowned a City
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    S32 E18: Storm That Drowned a City
    In less than 12 hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the ...
    In less than 12 hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Louisiana coast, leading to more than a thousand deaths and transforming a city of over one million into an uninhabitable ...
    Air Date 11/21/2005
    0:52:31
  • NOVA -- Einstein's Big Idea
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    S32 E13: Einstein's Big Idea
    Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his ...
    Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: mass and energy are one, related by the formula ...
    Air Date 10/10/2005
    1:49:01
  • NOVA -- Origins: Where are the Aliens?
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    S31 E13: Origins: Where are the Aliens?
    Journey back to the beginning of everything: the universe, Earth, and life ...
    Journey back to the beginning of everything: the universe, Earth, and life itself.
    Air Date 9/28/2004
    0:53:31
  • NOVA -- Origins: Earth is Born
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    S31 E11: Origins: Earth is Born
    Journey back to the beginning of everything: the universe, Earth, and life ...
    Journey back to the beginning of everything: the universe, Earth, and life itself.
    Air Date 9/27/2004
    0:51:52
  • NOVA -- Origins: How Life Began
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    S31 E12: Origins: How Life Began
    Journey back to the beginning of everything: the universe, Earth, and life ...
    Journey back to the beginning of everything: the universe, Earth, and life itself.
    Air Date 9/27/2004
    0:50:52
  • NOVA -- Origins: Back to the Beginning
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    S31 E14: Origins: Back to the Beginning
    Learn about the elements and their roles in the universe.
    Learn about the elements and their roles in the universe.
    Air Date 9/27/2004
    0:53:31
  • NOVA -- Life and Death in the War Zone
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    S31 E6: Life and Death in the War Zone
    While other reporters were embedded in fighting units during the Iraq War, NOVA ...
    While other reporters were embedded in fighting units during the Iraq War, NOVA was covering the emergency medical response, living night and day with the doctors, nurses, and medics in a frontline ...
    Air Date 3/1/2004
    0:53:50
  • NOVA -- The Elegant Universe: Part 3
    S30 E14: The Elegant Universe: Part 3
    Brian Greene shows how Edward Witten of Princeton's Institute for Advanced ...
    Brian Greene shows how Edward Witten of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, aided by others, revolutionized string theory by successfully uniting the five different versions into a single theory ...
    Air Date 11/3/2003
    0:53:07
  • NOVA -- The Elegant Universe: Part 2
    S30 E13: The Elegant Universe: Part 2
    Brian Greene delves into the nuts, bolts, and outright nuttiness of string ...
    Brian Greene delves into the nuts, bolts, and outright nuttiness of string theory. Part 2, "String's the Thing," opens with a whimsical scene in a movie theater in which the history of the universe ...
    Air Date 10/28/2003
    0:52:56
  • NOVA -- The Elegant Universe: Part 1
    S30 E12: The Elegant Universe: Part 1
    "Einstein's Dream," introduces string theory and shows how modern ...
    "Einstein's Dream," introduces string theory and shows how modern physics—composed of two theories that are ferociously incompatible—reached its schizophrenic impasse: One theory, general ...
    Air Date 10/27/2003
    0:52:55
  • NOVA -- Dying to Be Thin
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    S27 E15: Dying to Be Thin
    Anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders are on the rise. What can be done?
    Anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders are on the rise. What can be done?
    Air Date 11/30/2000
    0:53:40
  • NOVA -- Einstein Revealed
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    S23 E11: Einstein Revealed
    Journey into the mind of a genius and visualize the thought experiments Albert ...
    Journey into the mind of a genius and visualize the thought experiments Albert Einstein could only imagine: mind-boggling meditations on light, time, and space that would forever change the way we ...
    Air Date 9/8/1997
    1:46:18
  • NOVA -- B-29 Frozen in Time
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    S23 E3: B-29 Frozen in Time
    NOVA accompanies famed test pilot Darryl Greenamyer and his intrepid crew on a ...
    NOVA accompanies famed test pilot Darryl Greenamyer and his intrepid crew on a perilous mission to repair and re-fly a B-29 bomber stranded on the Greenland icecap since 1947. In the face of ...
    Air Date 1/29/1996
    0:53:54