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NOVA

NOVA Universe Revealed: Big Bang

The Big Bang is when the cosmos started and time itself began. With stunning animation based on space telescope images, NOVA winds back the ages to discover new clues about this ultimate genesis and what happened in the universe’s first few seconds.

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Monday Nov 29, 8:00 PM PST on PBS SoCal 2
Tuesday Nov 30, 5:00 AM PST on PBS SoCal 2
Tuesday Nov 30, 12:00 PM PST on PBS SoCal 2
Saturday Dec 4, 7:00 PM PST on PBS SoCal 2
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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: 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
The Cannabis Question
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53:32
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The Cannabis Question

As state-legalized cannabis spreads, NOVA explores its little-known risks and benefits.
Season 48 Episode 11
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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