• NOVA -- Solar Power's Promise
    Solar Power's Promise
    Solar power is the poster child for transforming our energy system.
    Solar power is the poster child for transforming our energy system.
    Air Date 2/26/2014
    0:00:51
  • NOVA -- How Solar Cells Work
    How Solar Cells Work
    Go inside a silicon-based solar cell.
    Go inside a silicon-based solar cell.
    Air Date 2/26/2014
    0:00:33
  • NOVA -- Great Cathedral Mystery
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    S41 E5: Great Cathedral Mystery
    The dome that crowns Florence’s great cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore—the ...
    The dome that crowns Florence’s great cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore—the Duomo—is a towering masterpiece of Renaissance ingenuity and an enduring source of mystery. Still the largest masonry ...
    Air Date 2/12/2014
    0:53:30
  • NOVA -- Killer Typhoon
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    S41 E6: Killer Typhoon
    It was the strongest cyclone to hit land in recorded history. On November 8, ...
    It was the strongest cyclone to hit land in recorded history. On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, whipping the low-lying and densely-populated islands with 200 mph winds ...
    Air Date 1/22/2014
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Zeppelin Terror Attack
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    S41 E2: Zeppelin Terror Attack
    In the early days of World War I, Germany, determined to bring its British ...
    In the early days of World War I, Germany, determined to bring its British enemies to their knees, launched a new kind of terror campaign: bombing civilians from the sky. But the aircraft delivering ...
    Air Date 1/15/2014
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Alien Planets Revealed
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    S41 E1: Alien Planets Revealed
    It’s a golden age for planet hunters: NASA's Kepler mission has identified ...
    It’s a golden age for planet hunters: NASA's Kepler mission has identified more than 3,500 potential planets orbiting stars beyond our Sun. Some of them, like a planet called Kepler-22b, might even ...
    Air Date 1/8/2014
    0:53:07
  • NOVA -- Microneedle
    Microneedle
    The microneedle could save millions of lives around the world.
    The microneedle could save millions of lives around the world.
    Air Date 12/30/2013
    0:01:41
  • NOVA -- Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?
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    S40 E24: Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?
    The asteroid that exploded over Siberia—injuring more than 1,000 and damaging ...
    The asteroid that exploded over Siberia—injuring more than 1,000 and damaging buildings in six cities—was a shocking reminder that Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting range. From the width of a ...
    Air Date 11/20/2013
    0:53:07
  • NOVA -- At the Edge of Space
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    S40 E23: At the Edge of Space
    Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and ...
    Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and space?
    Air Date 11/20/2013
    0:52:52
  • NOVA -- Non-Newtonian Gel
    Non-Newtonian Gel
    Non-Newtonian Gel.
    Non-Newtonian Gel.
    Air Date 11/15/2013
    0:01:00
  • NOVA -- GM Plants
    GM Plants
    Genetically modified plants.
    Genetically modified plants.
    Air Date 11/15/2013
    0:01:27
  • NOVA -- Soft-Story Buildings
    Soft-Story Buildings
    Engineers are working to prevent buildings from collapsing during earthquakes.
    Engineers are working to prevent buildings from collapsing during earthquakes.
    Air Date 11/13/2013
    0:07:36
  • NOVA -- Therapeutic Hypothermia 4
    Therapeutic Hypothermia 4
    This innovation could revolutionize ER medicine and save thousands of lives.
    This innovation could revolutionize ER medicine and save thousands of lives.
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:02:01
  • NOVA -- Therapeutic Hypothermia 3
    Therapeutic Hypothermia 3
    They survived because they were able to shut off their body's demand for oxygen.
    They survived because they were able to shut off their body's demand for oxygen.
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:01:43
  • NOVA -- Therapeutic Hypothermia 2
    Therapeutic Hypothermia 2
    The procedure that saved her life is called therapeutic hypothermia.
    The procedure that saved her life is called therapeutic hypothermia.
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:01:07
  • NOVA -- Therapeutic Hypothermia
    Therapeutic Hypothermia
    With "therapeutic hypothermia," patients who would have previously been given up ...
    With "therapeutic hypothermia," patients who would have previously been given up for dead have been revived and then survived with little or no brain damage.
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:01:11
  • NOVA -- Animal Robot 2
    Animal Robot 2
    Petman has evolved into Atlas, which has even more mobility.
    Petman has evolved into Atlas, which has even more mobility.
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:02:02
  • NOVA -- Animal Robot 1
    Animal Robot 1
    For the last few years, Raibert has been applying what he's learned to solve a ...
    For the last few years, Raibert has been applying what he's learned to solve a problem for the US military.
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:02:35
  • NOVA -- Superconductor
    Superconductor
    Using helium to cool superconductor electricity lines can greatly reduce the ...
    Using helium to cool superconductor electricity lines can greatly reduce the amount of energy lost in transmission.
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:01:47
  • NOVA -- Levitation
    Levitation
    When things get REALLY cold, the laws of physics appear to change
    When things get REALLY cold, the laws of physics appear to change
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:00:50
  • NOVA -- Sneak Peek: Making Stuff Wilder
    Sneak Peek: Making Stuff Wilder
    Premieres October 23 at 9 pm on PBS Host David Pogue learns how hagfish slime ...
    Premieres October 23 at 9 pm on PBS Host David Pogue learns how hagfish slime might be used in the clothing of the future.
    Air Date 10/21/2013
    0:06:14