Nova 1974 | TV Show

Cast & Crew  |  Episode Guide

PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

Rating: None

User Rating:4.51 out of 5 (139 ratings)

Your Rating:

Season 41, Episode 9 Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?

First Aired: November 20, 2013

The dichotomy that surrounds asteroids is examined. On the one hand, a large asteroid could end life on Earth. On the other hand, however, some asteroids could provide a massive payday for intrepid entrepreneurs, as they can contain billions of dollars' worth of such elements as iron, nickel and even platinum.

Watch Now
Paid

Previous Episode

At the Edge of Space

Season 41, Episode 8

November 20, 2013

Next Episode

Alien Planets Revealed

Season 41, Episode 10

January 8, 2014

Trending TonightSee all »

Shop