Nova

1974, TV Show

Full Episodes(10)

Latest Episode: Separating Twins

Feb 08, 2012 Season 39 Episode 15 watch on (Paid)

This is the incredible story of Trishna and Krishna, twin girls born joined at the head. Abandoned shortly after birth at an orphanage in Bangladesh, they had little chance of survival until they were saved and taken to Australia by an aid worker. With exclusive access to this extraordinary human and medical drama, NOVA’s cameras were with Trishna and Krishna and their caregivers at each moment of their journey.

Welcome to Mars

Jan 04, 2005 Season 32 Episode 9

Go inside mission control and explore Mars with rovers Spirit & Opportunity. On January 3, 2004, a rover named Spirit crash-landed on the surface of Mars and sent its first message home. The elation of the assembled scientists as well as the engineering story leading up to the landing were captured by NOVA in its popular documentary "MARS Dead or Alive." That elation is the starting point for the sequel, "Welcome to Mars," which follows the adventures of Spirit and Opportunity on the Red Planet. NOVA's producers enjoyed unprecedented access to the mission scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as they wrestled with the technical crises that soon beset the rovers. All goes well until Spirit suddenly falls silent and then, inexplicably, starts spewing gibberish. For three agonizing days the engineers struggle to regain control of the unhinged rover before they finally solve the problem. Then Opportunity lands and sends back the image of an outcrop of bedrock just a few yards away. The rock turns out to be a crucial clue in the quest to discover if there was once water and life on Mars. Eventually, the evidence adds up, and after 40 years of speculation, NASA finally announces solid proof that Mars was once awash in water. "Welcome to Mars" presents a compelling inside story of triumph and technical ingenuity, with stunning fresh images from an alien world.
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Nova Clips & Interviews collapse view

Nova: Garden Of Eden
Nova: Pocahontas Revealed
Nova: Hurricane Katrina-The Storm That
Nova: Rise Of The Hackers
Nova: Riddles Of The Sphinx
Nova: Rat Attack
Nova: Treasures Of The Great Barrier R
Nova: Hurricane!
Nova: First Flower
Nova: Japan's Secret Garden
Nova: Lost Tribes Of Israel
Nova: Kingdom Of The Seahorse
Nova: Extreme Cave Diving
Nova: Building Pharaoh's Ship
Nova: D-Day's Sunken Secrets

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