Nova

1974, TV Show

Full Episodes(224)

Latest Episode: Zeppelin Terror Attack

Jan 15, 2014 Season 41 Episode 11 watch on (Paid)

From PBS - In the early days of World War I, Germany, determined to bring its British enemies to their knees, launched a new kind of terror campaign: bombing civilians from the sky. The aircraft delivering the lethal payloads weren’t planes, they were Zeppelins, enormous airships, some the length of two football fields. With a team of engineers, explosives experts, and historians, NOVA investigates the secrets behind these deadly war machines.

Inside the Megastorm [HD]

Jan 27, 1981 Season 8 Episode 15

Inside the Megastorm takes viewers moment by moment through Hurricane Sandy, its impacts and the future of storm protection.
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Ultimate Mars Challenge

Jan 20, 1981 Season 8 Episode 14

NOVA will be there for the exhilarating moments after Curiosity's landing on Mars --and for the spectacular discoveries sure to come.
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Mystery of Easter Island

Jan 06, 1981 Season 8 Episode 13

Easter Island has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722.
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Forensics on Trial [HD]

Dec 30, 1980 Season 8 Episode 12

In Forensics on Trial, NOVA investigates how modern forensics can send innocent men and women to prison--and sometimes even to death row.
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Secrets of the Viking Sword [HD]

Dec 23, 1980 Season 8 Episode 11

The Vikings were the most ferocious warriors of the Middle Ages. Especially fearsome were the select few who wielded a formidable weapon: a light, razor sharp, virtually indestructible sword with its maker's name, ULFBERHT, inlaid along the blade.
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Secrets of the Sun

Dec 09, 1980 Season 8 Episode 10

With the help of new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing the Sun as they never have before and even re-creating what happens at the very center of the Sun.
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Why Ships Sink [HD]

Dec 02, 1980 Season 8 Episode 9

NOVA looks at questions about cruise ship safety and the science of the ships' buoyancy
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Deadliest Tornadoes

Nov 25, 1980 Season 8 Episode 8

In 2011, the worst tornado season in decades left a trail of destruction across the U.S., killing more than 550 people. Why was there such an extreme outbreak? How do such outbreaks form? With modern warning systems, why did so many die? Is our weather getting more extreme - and if so how bad will it get? In this NOVA special, we meet scientists striving to understand the forces at work behind last year's outbreak. Could their work improve tornado prediction in the future? We also meet people whose lives have been upended by these extreme weather events and and learn how we all can protect ourselves and our communities for the future.
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Hunting the Elements [HD]

Nov 18, 1980 Season 8 Episode 7

Where do nature's building blocks, called the elements, come from? They're the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. Watch as David Pogue unlocks their secrets.
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Cracking Your Genetic Code [HD]

Nov 11, 1980 Season 8 Episode 6

What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA--all six billion chemical letters of it--read, stored and available for analysis? Cracking Your Genetic Code reveals that we stand on the verge of such a revolution.
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Separating Twins [HD]

Nov 04, 1980 Season 8 Episode 5

Witness the extraordinary surgery that will allow twin girls, born joined at the head, to live separate lives.
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Ice Age Death Trap [HD]

Oct 28, 1980 Season 8 Episode 4

Racing against developers in the Rockies, archaeologists uncover a unique site packed with astonishingly preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons and other giant extinct beasts, opening a window on the vanished world of the Ice Age.
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Mystery of a Masterpiece [HD]

Oct 14, 1980 Season 8 Episode 3

NOVA meets a new breed of experts who are approaching "cold case" art mysteries as if they were crime scenes, determined to discover "who committed the art," and follows art sleuths as they deploy new techniques to combat the multi-billion dollar criminal market in stolen and fraudulent art.
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Bombing Hitler's Dams [HD]

Oct 07, 1980 Season 8 Episode 2

In 1943 a squadron of Lancaster bombers staged one of the most audacious raids in history, destroying two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland with a revolutionary bouncing bomb invented by British engineer Barnes Wallis. Now, NOVA re-creates the extreme engineering challenges faced by Wallis and the pilots.
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Deadliest Volcanoes

Sep 30, 1980 Season 8 Episode 1

Millions of people around the world live in the shadow of active volcanoes. Under constant threat of massive volcanic eruptions, their homes and their lives are daily at risk from these sleeping giants. From Japan's Mount Fuji to the "Sleeping Giant" submerged beneath Naples to the Yellowstone "supervolcano" in the United States, we will travel with scientists from around the world who are at work on these sites, attempting to discover how likely these volcanoes are to erupt, when it might happen, and exactly how deadly they could prove to be.
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