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NOVA

The Cannabis Question

As state-legalized cannabis spreads, NOVA investigates the latest scientific evidence for its potential benefits and risks, and how criminalization has disproportionately harmed communities of color.

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Search Engine Breakdown

Two leading researchers investigate racial bias built into widely used search engines.
Season 48 Episode 101
NOVA Universe Revealed: Big Bang
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53:27
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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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53:27
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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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53:27
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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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53:26
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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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53:27
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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.
Season 48 Episode 15
Edible Insects
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53:28
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Edible Insects

Take a tasty look at insect foods that could benefit our health and our warming planet.
Season 48 Episode 14
Arctic Drift
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53:32
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Arctic Drift

Join scientists on a daring polar voyage to uncover the Arctic’s climate secrets.
Season 48 Episode 13
Particles Unknown
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53:28
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Particles Unknown

Join the hunt for the universe’s most common—yet most elusive and baffling—particle.
Season 48 Episode 12
Bat Superpowers
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53:23
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Bat Superpowers

Could the source of the deadliest viruses hold the secret to a healthier and longer life?
Season 48 Episode 10
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