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NOVA

NOVA Universe Revealed: Big Bang

Season 48 Episode 19

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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