Nova

  • 1974
  • TV Show
  • None

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 and present---and doesn't neglect the human aspect of the story. Its many memorable shows include 1983's...

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

Next on TV

Season 34, Episode 10 The Great Inca Rebellion

First Aired: June 26, 2007

An examination of how human remains found at an ancient cemetery near Lima, Peru, coupled with forensic science and historical documents, may upend the accepted story that a small band of Spanish conquistadors brought down the Inca Empire by ambushing the Incan emperor and his army in 1532. Included: comments from Peruvian archaeologist Guillermo Cock and ethnohistorian Maria Rostworowski; the conquistadors' reliance on Native American mercenaries.

Guest Cast

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »