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NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present, and future.

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NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present, and future.

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    Pluto and Beyond

    Since it explored Pluto in 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft has been zooming toward NASA’s most distant target yet. Join the mission team as the probe attempts to fly by Ultima Thule, an object 4 billion miles from Earth.

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    Since it explored Pluto in 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft has been zooming toward NASA’s most distant target yet. Join the mission team as the probe attempts to fly by Ultima Thule, an object 4 billion miles from Earth.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Einstein's Quantum Riddle

    Quantum entanglement is poised to revolutionize technology from networks to code breaking–but first we need to know it’s real. Join physicists as they capture light from the universe to prove Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance.”

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    Quantum entanglement is poised to revolutionize technology from networks to code breaking–but first we need to know it’s real. Join physicists as they capture light from the universe to prove Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance.”

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    • EPISODE 3

    Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire

    Scientists journey to Kīlauea volcano to investigate the eruptions that shook Hawaiʻi in 2018.

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    Scientists journey to Kīlauea volcano to investigate the eruptions that shook Hawaiʻi in 2018.

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    • EPISODE 4

    Decoding the Great Pyramid

    New archaeological evidence provides clues about the Egyptians who built the Great Pyramid of Giza--and how they did it. Join researchers as they delve into the logbook of a work crew and discover how the massive project transformed Egypt.

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    New archaeological evidence provides clues about the Egyptians who built the Great Pyramid of Giza--and how they did it. Join researchers as they delve into the logbook of a work crew and discover how the massive project transformed Egypt.

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    • EPISODE 5

    Rise of the Rockets

    New technologies are making rockets cheaper and more powerful than ever before. As private companies make space more accessible, and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration may be on the horizon.

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    New technologies are making rockets cheaper and more powerful than ever before. As private companies make space more accessible, and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration may be on the horizon.

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    • EPISODE 6

    The Next Pompeii

    In the shadow of Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its geology and develop a warning system that could prevent Naples becoming the next Pompeii.

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    In the shadow of Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its geology and develop a warning system that could prevent Naples becoming the next Pompeii.

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    • EPISODE 7

    Saving the Dead Sea

    As the Dead Sea shrinks, engineers prepare a daring solution: connect it with the Red Sea by way of a massive desalination plant. If it works, it could stabilize the lake and ease regional tensions, but will it put the environment at risk?

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    As the Dead Sea shrinks, engineers prepare a daring solution: connect it with the Red Sea by way of a massive desalination plant. If it works, it could stabilize the lake and ease regional tensions, but will it put the environment at risk?

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    Inside the Megafire

    The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming lives and over a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought may contribute to the rise of deadly megafires.

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    The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming lives and over a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought may contribute to the rise of deadly megafires.

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    • EPISODE 9

    First Horse Warriors

    Horse riding played a key role in human expansion and civilization. But when and how did people first master these animals? Scientists use archeology and genetics to uncover clues about the first horse riders and how they shaped the world.

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    Horse riding played a key role in human expansion and civilization. But when and how did people first master these animals? Scientists use archeology and genetics to uncover clues about the first horse riders and how they shaped the world.

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    • EPISODE 10

    Lost Viking Army

    Bioarchaeologists investigate a ninth-century mass grave in a rural English village. Will the remains unlock the mystery of the “Great Heathen Army,” a legendary Viking fighting force that once invaded England?

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    Bioarchaeologists investigate a ninth-century mass grave in a rural English village. Will the remains unlock the mystery of the “Great Heathen Army,” a legendary Viking fighting force that once invaded England?

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