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Viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology, and highlight the people involved in specific pursuits.

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Viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology, and highlight the people involved in specific pursuits.

    • EPISODE 1

    Extreme Animal Weapons

    From lobster claws and dog teeth to bee stings and snake fangs, every creature depends on a weapon. Showcasing astonishing wildlife cinematography, Extreme Animal Weapons investigates the riddle of outsize weaponry, uncovers a bold new theory about what triggers an animal arms race, and explores the secrets that underlies nature’s battleground.

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    • 52 Minutes

    From lobster claws and dog teeth to bee stings and snake fangs, every creature depends on a weapon. Showcasing astonishing wildlife cinematography, Extreme Animal Weapons investigates the riddle of outsize weaponry, uncovers a bold new theory about what triggers an animal arms race, and explores the secrets that underlies nature’s battleground.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Bird Brain

    Join NOVA to witness the brainpower of birds. Long mocked as empty-headed, our feathered friends hide surprisingly acute intelligence. But how smart are they? Watch as scientists test avian aptitude and challenge our basic notions of intelligence.

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    • 53 Minutes

    Join NOVA to witness the brainpower of birds. Long mocked as empty-headed, our feathered friends hide surprisingly acute intelligence. But how smart are they? Watch as scientists test avian aptitude and challenge our basic notions of intelligence.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Day the Dinosaurs Died

    Investigate how an asteroid vanquished the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Join scientists as they drill into the impact crater and, for the first time, reconstruct the hell on earth that unfolded in the minutes, hours and months after the impact.

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    Investigate how an asteroid vanquished the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Join scientists as they drill into the impact crater and, for the first time, reconstruct the hell on earth that unfolded in the minutes, hours and months after the impact.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Black Hole Apocalypse

    Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

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    • 1 Hour 52 Minutes

    Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

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    • 1 Hour 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    The Impossible Flight

    Follow two intrepid pilots as they take on the greatest aviation adventure of our time, overcoming countless challenges as they construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world.

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    • 1 Hour 52 Minutes

    Follow two intrepid pilots as they take on the greatest aviation adventure of our time, overcoming countless challenges as they construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world.

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    • 1 Hour 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    First Face of America

    Take a risky dive into an underwater cave in Mexico to discover the 13,000 year-old skeleton of a prehistoric teenager. Follow forensic clues that reveal intimate details of her life and death, and how her people first ventured into North America.

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    Take a risky dive into an underwater cave in Mexico to discover the 13,000 year-old skeleton of a prehistoric teenager. Follow forensic clues that reveal intimate details of her life and death, and how her people first ventured into North America.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Great Escape at Dunkirk

    Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II’s epic Dunkirk operation. Discover new evidence of the ingenious technology that helped save Allied forces from defeat by the encircling Germans.

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    Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II’s epic Dunkirk operation. Discover new evidence of the ingenious technology that helped save Allied forces from defeat by the encircling Germans.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Prediction by the Numbers

    Discover how predictions underpin nearly every aspect of our lives and why some succeed spectacularly while others fail. Explore entertaining real-world challenges and join experts as they tackle that age-old question: Can we forecast the future?

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    • 52 Minutes

    Discover how predictions underpin nearly every aspect of our lives and why some succeed spectacularly while others fail. Explore entertaining real-world challenges and join experts as they tackle that age-old question: Can we forecast the future?

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    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Decoding the Weather Machine

    Join scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient - even thrive -in the face of enormous change?

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    • 1 Hour 53 Minutes

    Join scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient - even thrive -in the face of enormous change?

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    • 1 Hour 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Rise of the Superstorms

    Dive into the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. How can scientists better predict these storms, and what does the 2017 season tell us about the likelihood of similar storms in the future?

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    Dive into the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. How can scientists better predict these storms, and what does the 2017 season tell us about the likelihood of similar storms in the future?

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    • 53 Minutes
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