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NOVA

Bat Superpowers

Season 48 Episode 10

Bats have been implicated in deadly epidemics such as COVID-19 and Ebola, yet scientists are discovering evidence that they may hold a key to a longer and healthier life. From caves in Thailand and Texas to labs around the globe, NOVA meets the scientists who are decoding the superpowers of the bat.

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Butterfly Blueprints
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Butterfly Blueprints

Explore how the scientific secrets of butterflies are inspiring technological innovations.
Season 48 Episode 20
NOVA Universe Revealed: Big Bang
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NOVA Universe Revealed: Big Bang

Venture back to the birth of space and time as NOVA probes the mystery of the Big Bang.
Season 48 Episode 19
NOVA Universe Revealed: Black Holes
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NOVA Universe Revealed: Black Holes

Take a seat on the ultimate thrill ride as NOVA explores the universe’s strangest objects.
Season 48 Episode 18
NOVA Universe Revealed: Alien Worlds
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NOVA Universe Revealed: Alien Worlds

Visit exotic worlds orbiting distant suns as NOVA tackles the big question: are we alone?
Season 48 Episode 17
NOVA Universe Revealed: Milky Way
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NOVA Universe Revealed: Milky Way

Explore the wonders and mysteries of our galaxy—the giant city of stars we call home.
Season 48 Episode 16
NOVA Universe Revealed: Age of Stars
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NOVA Universe Revealed: Age of Stars

Voyage to discover the sun’s place in a grand cycle of birth, death and renewal.
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