Nova

  • 1974
  • TV Show
  • None

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 and present---and doesn't neglect the human aspect of the story. Its many memorable shows include 1983's...

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Engineering Ground Zero
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Japan’s Killer Quake
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Iceman Murder Mystery
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Crash of Flight 447
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Deadliest Earthquakes
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Finding Life Beyond Earth
Scientists are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone? Finding Life Beyond Earth immerses audiences in the s (more…)
Lost Treasures of Tibet
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Venom: Nature's Killer
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Power Surge
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Smartest Machine On Earth
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Season 2, Episode 11, Live Action
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Best of NOVA Volume 5
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
Best of NOVA Volume 3
As entertaining as it is informative, NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries, demystifying science and technology along the way w (more…)
Best of NOVA Volume 4
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
Best of NOVA Volume 2
As entertaining as it is informative, NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future, demystifying the (more…)
Nova Volume 13
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
NOVA Volume 14
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
Nova Volume 13
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
NOVA Volume 14
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
The Elegant Universe: Welcome To The 11Th Dimension Trailer
01:03 — Part 3 of "The Elegant Universe" with host Brian Greene shows how Edward Witten of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, aided by others, revoluti (more…)
Nova Volume 8
Now in its 39th season, NOVA is the most-watched primetime science series on American television, reaching an average of five million viewers weekly.
NOVA Volume 16
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
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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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