• NOVA -- Death Dive to Saturn
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    S44 E12: Death Dive to Saturn
    Aiming to skim less than 2000 miles above the cloud tops, no spacecraft has ever ...
    Aiming to skim less than 2000 miles above the cloud tops, no spacecraft has ever gone so close to Saturn, and hopes are high for incredible observations that could solve major mysteries about the ...
    Air Date 8/23/2017
    0:54:32
  • NOVA -- Eclipse Over America
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    S44 E11: Eclipse Over America
    On August 21, 2017, millions of Americans will witness the first total solar ...
    On August 21, 2017, millions of Americans will witness the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years. While hordes of citizens prepare to flock to the eclipse’s ...
    Air Date 8/2/2017
    0:53:02
  • NOVA -- Chinese Chariot Revealed
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    S44 E9: Chinese Chariot Revealed
    For over a thousand years, chariots thundered across China’s battlefields, ...
    For over a thousand years, chariots thundered across China’s battlefields, dominating warfare far longer than anywhere else on Earth. Now a series of amazing archaeological discoveries, including ...
    Air Date 5/17/2017
    0:53:46
  • NOVA -- Poisoned Water
    S44 E10: Poisoned Water
    In this special report, NOVA investigates what happened in Flint, Michigan when ...
    In this special report, NOVA investigates what happened in Flint, Michigan when local officials changed the city’s water source to save money, but overlooked a critical treatment process. As the ...
    Air Date 5/10/2017
    0:54:24
  • NOVA -- Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb
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    S44 E8: Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb
    In 1986, in the heart of Ukraine, the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded, ...
    In 1986, in the heart of Ukraine, the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded, releasing 400 times more radiation than the Hiroshima Bomb. It was the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Thirty workers died, ...
    Air Date 4/26/2017
    0:52:55
  • NOVA -- Treasures Metals Eiffel Tower
    Treasures Metals Eiffel Tower
    Air Date 12/9/2016
    0:02:09
  • NOVA -- Super Tunnel
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    S43 E17: Super Tunnel
    Underneath the streets of London, a team of more than ten thousand construction ...
    Underneath the streets of London, a team of more than ten thousand construction workers race to build a brand new metro line—Crossrail. Costing almost $23 billion, it’s the biggest engineering ...
    Air Date 10/12/2016
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Great Human Odyssey
    S43 E12: Great Human Odyssey
    Our ancient human ancestors once lived only in Africa in tiny bands of a few ...
    Our ancient human ancestors once lived only in Africa in tiny bands of a few thousand hunter-gatherers. Then we moved out of our African cradle, spreading rapidly to every corner of the planet. How ...
    Air Date 10/5/2016
    1:53:07
  • NOVA -- School of the Future
    S43 E15: School of the Future
    In a new age of information, rapid innovation, and globalization, how can we ...
    In a new age of information, rapid innovation, and globalization, how can we prepare our children to compete? Once the envy of the world, American schools are now in trouble. How can the latest ...
    Air Date 9/14/2016
    1:53:34
  • NOVA -- Bombing Hitler's Supergun
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    S43 E14: Bombing Hitler's Supergun
    Spring 1943. World War II is slowly beginning to turn in favor of the Allied ...
    Spring 1943. World War II is slowly beginning to turn in favor of the Allied forces. But, growing desperate, Hitler hatches plans for a diabolical weapon: a bank of “superguns" housed in a massive ...
    Air Date 5/11/2016
    0:53:49
  • NOVA -- Operation Lighthouse Rescue
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    S43 E13: Operation Lighthouse Rescue
    On the picturesque bluffs at the very tip of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, ...
    On the picturesque bluffs at the very tip of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, disaster looms. The historic Gay Head Lighthouse is soon to become the next victim of the persistent erosion of the ...
    Air Date 5/4/2016
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?
    S43 E8: Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?
    Alzheimer’s disease strikes at the core of what makes us human: our capacity ...
    Alzheimer’s disease strikes at the core of what makes us human: our capacity to think, to love, and to remember. The disease ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide, and it is one of ...
    Air Date 4/13/2016
    0:52:51
  • NOVA -- Creatures of Light
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    S43 E9: Creatures of Light
    Deep in the ocean, animals that flash, sparkle, and glow use light to survive in ...
    Deep in the ocean, animals that flash, sparkle, and glow use light to survive in the dark.
    Air Date 2/3/2016
    0:53:07
  • NOVA -- Mystery Beneath the Ice
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    S43 E3: Mystery Beneath the Ice
    Tiny, transparent, and threatened, krill are crucial to the Antarctic ecosystem. ...
    Tiny, transparent, and threatened, krill are crucial to the Antarctic ecosystem. But the population of krill is crashing for reasons that continue to baffle the experts. A leading theory says that ...
    Air Date 1/20/2016
    0:52:51
  • NOVA -- Secret Tunnel Warfare
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    S43 E1: Secret Tunnel Warfare
    During World War I, the Allies and Germans repeatedly struggled to break the ...
    During World War I, the Allies and Germans repeatedly struggled to break the hideous stalemate of trench warfare. In the winter of 1916, Allied engineers devised a massive surprise attack: over 1 ...
    Air Date 1/6/2016
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Inside Einstein's Mind
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    S42 E23: Inside Einstein's Mind
    On November 25th, 1915, Einstein published his greatest work: general ...
    On November 25th, 1915, Einstein published his greatest work: general relativity. The theory transformed our understanding of nature’s laws and the entire history of the cosmos, reaching back to the ...
    Air Date 11/25/2015
    0:53:07
  • NOVA -- Making North America: Life
    S42 E21: Making North America: Life
    How did life emerge on our primeval continent? Why was North America home to so ...
    How did life emerge on our primeval continent? Why was North America home to so many iconic dinosaurs like T. rex? And how did a huge sea filled with giant marine reptiles end up covering Kansas? We ...
    Air Date 11/11/2015
    0:54:06
  • NOVA -- Making North America: Origins
    S42 E20: Making North America: Origins
    The epic 3 billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From the palm ...
    The epic 3 billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From the palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to titanic eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, discover how forces of ...
    Air Date 11/4/2015
    0:54:06
  • NOVA -- A Massive Volcanic Eruption
    A Massive Volcanic Eruption
    This rock is what remains from one of the biggest volcanic eruptions from the ...
    This rock is what remains from one of the biggest volcanic eruptions from the history of our planet.
    Air Date 10/22/2015
    0:01:14
  • NOVA -- Making Granite From Volcanic Rock
    Making Granite From Volcanic Rock
    It would take a dramatic transformation to turn volcanic islands like this into ...
    It would take a dramatic transformation to turn volcanic islands like this into the first continents.
    Air Date 10/22/2015
    0:02:16
  • NOVA -- Pangea
    Pangea
    The rocks here in Zion bear witness to a traumatic phase in our continent’s ...
    The rocks here in Zion bear witness to a traumatic phase in our continent’s history.
    Air Date 10/22/2015
    0:00:56