Einstein's Big Idea Trailer
01:11 — Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusio (more…)
Why Planes Vanish Trailer
00:29 — In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? NOVA tells the inside story of the search for Flight MH370 (more…)
Great Cathedral Mystery Trailer
00:29 — The largest masonry dome on earth, Florence's cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, is a masterpiece of ingenuity and a source of mystery. Historians an (more…)
Collosseum: Roman Death Trap Trailer
00:26 — The Colosseum is a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. Its graceful lines and harmonious proportions concealed a highly efficient design and (more…)
Hurricane! Trailer
01:25 — "It's one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen," says Hugh Willoughby, relishing the unusual object of his profession. "That's one of the reaso (more…)
Becoming Human Trailer
01:03 — Nothing is more fascinating to us than, well, us. Where did we come from? What makes us human? NOVA's groundbreaking investigation explores how new di (more…)
First Air War Trailer
00:30 — When World War I began in 1914, the air forces of the opposing nations consisted of handfuls of rickety biplanes. By the war's end, the blueprint of t (more…)
Decoding Neanderthals Trailer
00:30 — What happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals?
Mind Of A Rampage Killer Trailer
00:30 — What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of students and open fire? What combination of circumstances compels a human b (more…)
Sinkholes: Buried Alive Trailer
00:31 — In Tampa, Florida, in February 2013, a giant hole opened up under the bedroom floor of Jeffrey Bush, swallowing the 36-year-old as he slept. His body (more…)
Car Of The Future: Engineering For The Environment Trailer
00:53 — Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, look at the future of the automobile industry.
Rise Of The Drones Trailer
00:30 — NOVA reveals the amazing technologies that make drones so powerful. From cameras that can capture every detail of an entire city at a glance, to swarm (more…)
Ben Franklin's Balloons Trailer
00:29 — A descendant of the Montgolfier brothers, who invented the hot air balloon will join a team to build a highly accurate replica of the fragile paper an (more…)
D-Day's Sunken Secrets Trailer
00:30 — On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. In less than 24 (more…)
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  • 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)

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