Type
Documentary
Premiered
Mar. 03, 1974
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
PBS TV Network
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NOVA

Seen in more than 100 countries, NOVA is the most watched science television series in the world and the most watched documentary series on PBS. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.

NOVA Season 35 (2008)

35x01 35 35x01 Absolute Zero: The Conquest of Cold
Part 1 of 2. The battle to control cold temperatures is documented. Included: a primitive air-conditioning system for Westminster Abbey in the 17th century; frozen food.
Jan. 08, 2008
35x02 35 35x02 Absolute Zero: The Race for Absolute Zero
In the conclusion of the battle to control cold temperatures, a look at a new form of matter near absolute zero.
Jan. 15, 2008
35x03 35 35x03 Secrets of the Parthenon
A look into the restoration of the Parthenon by the Greek government, dating back 25 centuries as secrets are revealed of how the temple was built. Includes remarks from Acropolis Restoration ...
Jan. 29, 2008
35x04 35 35x04 AstroSpies
A look back at the plan to militarize space between the USA and USSR back during the Cold War era. Interviews from astronauts who were involved in the top secret American program, plus, ...
Feb. 12, 2008
35x05 35 35x05 Ape Genius
An investigation concerning the great apes intellectual abilities which include bonbos, chimps, gorillas, and orangutans, plus a look at why the ape culture has yet to evolve. Includes ...
Feb. 19, 2008
35x06 35 35x06 The Four Winged Dinosaur
A 350-million year old fossil was found in a Chinese stone quarry that may have been a missing link between dinosaurs and birds. The four winged, pigeon sized creature, dubbed the Microraptor, ...
Feb. 26, 2008
35x07 35 35x07 Cracking the Maya Code
The story of how experts deciphered the hieroglyphs of the ancient people who lived in the area of Southern Mexico and Central America known as the Mayans.
Apr. 08, 2008
35x08 35 35x08 Car of the Future
The hosts of Car Talk Tom and Ray Magliozzi are hunting for a new car to replace Tom's 1952 MG roadster. They head to at Detroit's North American International Auto Show and Boston's ...
Apr. 22, 2008
35x09 35 35x09 A Walk to Beautiful
The story of a group of women in Ethiopia who are treated as pariahs because a an illness which they were born with, obstetric fistula (a condition since childhood which causes incontinence). ...
May. 13, 2008
35x10 35 35x10 Lord of the Ants
Biologist E.O. Wilson is profiled in the episode featuring his study in ants and sociobiology.
May. 20, 2008
35x11 35 35x11 Arctic Dinosaurs
An investigative look in Alaska where the scientists delve 60 feet into the permafrost, to examine how dinosaurs handled the Arctic climate over 65 million years earlier. Included is ...
Oct. 07, 2008
35x12 35 35x12 Space Shuttle Disaster
An exploration in the 2003 space shuttle Columbia tragedy, with interviews from NASA engineer Rodney Rocha, flight director Leroy Cain, astronauts and the Columbia Accident Investigation ...
Oct. 14, 2008
35x13 35 35x13 Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives
Mark Oliver Everett, lead singer of the Eels investigates the father he hardly knows: quantum physicist Hugh Everett III (1930-82), who formulated Many Worlds Theory (which postulated ...
Oct. 21, 2008
35x14 35 35x14 Hunting The Hidden Dimension
An exploration of a field of mathematics which is based on the intricate patterns found in nature, art, science and even the beating of a human heart, known as fractal geometry.
Oct. 28, 2008
35x15 35 35x15 Alien From Earth
An investigation of the discovered remains of a hobbit-sized people on the Indonesian island of Flores, which is believed to be around 18,000 years old. Scientists will check to see ...
Nov. 11, 2008
35x16 35 35x16 The Bible's Buried Secrets
A look at the early beginnings of Judaism and Old Testament which uses archeological evidence and literary research to learn of the monotheism and ancient Israelites, which includes ...
Nov. 18, 2008
35x17 35 35x17 Ocean Animal Emergency
A trip to Sausalito, CA. and the Marine Mammal Center, to view the work of the veterinarians who treat injured ocean animals. Includes: how Dr. Frances Gulland, the clinic director ...
Nov. 25, 2008
35x18 35 35x18 Is There Life On Mars?
NASA has been sending up Mars rovers on missions for years now, with earthbound scientists controlling their paths where they have found subsurface ice and discuss whether the evidence ...
Dec. 30, 2008

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