Remote controlled robots keep police department technicians safe from potential bombs.
A documentary series where in each episode provides an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research.
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
New tools let scientists better grasp our star's potentially destructive solar storms.
Hear stories from survivors of Moore s tornado and meet scientists who stalk these storms.
See how the ancient Egyptians built their deadly composite bows.
Follow the manhunt, step-by-step, for the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.
The 1918 flu virus infects deep in the lungs, which may have made it more deadly.
A meteor burst into a fireball over Siberia. Can we spot the next deadly asteroid in time?
The 1918 flu killed at least 50 million people, more than died from battle in World War I.
Nutrient-rich dust from the Saharan Desert blows across the ocean to the Amazon.
Now in its 40th season, NOVA is the most-watched primetime science series on American television, reaching an average of five million viewers weekly.
What is the chance a new flu strain will jump from birds to people?
As entertaining as it is informative, NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries, demystifying science and technology along the way while also highlighting the human side of the people "who make science happen." NOVA programs have defined science television for the world, helping us to understand the way things work, while also exploring the social implications of these scientific findings that affect our past, present, and future. Ranging in topics covering everything from galaxies to atoms, the series opens viewers' imaginations to cutting-edge technology that is constantly pushing the limits of the real and possible.