Nova

1974, TV Show

Full Episodes(218)

Latest Episode: Rise of the Hackers

Sep 24, 2014 Season 42 Episode 2 watch on (Paid)

Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails, and all of our personal information. This data is precious — and cybercriminals want it. Now, NOVA goes behind the scenes of the fast-paced world of cryptography to meet the scientists battling to keep our data safe. They are experts in extreme physics, math and a new field called "ultra-paranoid computing," all working to forge unbreakable codes and build ultra-fast computers. From the two men who uncovered the world's most advanced cyber weapon to the computer expert who worked out how to hack into cash machines and scientists who believe they can store a password in your unconscious brain, NOVA investigates how a new global geek squad is harnessing cutting-edge science — all to stay one step ahead of the hackers.

Extreme Cave Diving

Apr 12, 1978 Season 5 Episode 12

Extreme Cave Diving follows the charismatic Dr. Kenny Broad as he dives into blue holes-underwater caves that formed during the last ice age when sea level was nearly 400 feet below what it is today.
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Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor

Mar 29, 1978 Season 5 Episode 11

NOVA joins an exclusive dive beneath the waters of Pearl Harbor to trace new clues to the sinking of the USS Arizona.
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Doctors' Diaries

Mar 22, 1978 Season 5 Episode 10

NOVA returns one last time to get an update on the seven doctors they've documented since 1987.
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Extreme Ice

Mar 08, 1978 Season 5 Episode 9

A photojournalist and a scientific team strive to create a unique photo archive of melting glaciers that could provide a key to understanding their runaway behavior.
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Rat Attack

Mar 01, 1978 Season 5 Episode 8

The half-century bloom of a bamboo species leads to an explosion in the rat population in the Indian state of Mizoram.
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The Spy Factory

Feb 22, 1978 Season 5 Episode 7

For the first time on television, NOVA exposes the hidden world of high-tech, 21st-century eavesdropping carried out by the National Security Agency (NSA).
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The Big Energy Gamble

Feb 15, 1978 Season 5 Episode 6

NOVA examines California's aggressive pursuit of a sustainable energy future.
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The Bible's Buried Secrets

Feb 01, 1978 Season 5 Episode 5

A powerful partnership between science and scholarship breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, their faith in a single, omnipotent God and the creation of the Bible.
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Wright Brothers' Flying Machine

Jan 25, 1978 Season 5 Episode 4

The secrets of the Wright Brothers' innovative genius are explored in this historic episode, as NOVA marks the 100th anniversary of powered flight.
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Lost Treasures of Tibet

Jan 18, 1978 Season 5 Episode 3

Can science save the last surviving masterpieces in Tibetan Buddhist art?
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Maya Lords of the Jungle

Jan 11, 1978 Season 5 Episode 2

The collapse of the Maya civilization is shrouded in mystery, but perhaps an answer can be found with this exploration into its rise out of Central America's rain forests more than 2000 years ago.
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Lost King of the Maya

Jan 04, 1978 Season 5 Episode 1

For over 20 years, a team led by archaeologist Bill Fash has been at the forefront of research into the ancient Maya kings of Central America. In 1999, NOVA's cameras were there to capture Fash's excavation of the burial site of the legendary ancestral king and original founder of Copan's dynasty.
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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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