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 41 (2014)

41x01 41 41x01 Alien Planets Revealed
NOVA takes a mind-bending exploration of the strange worlds and possible creatures that might be encountered on the thousands of new worlds that have been identified by NASA's Kepler ...
Jan. 08, 2014
41x02 41 41x02 Zeppelin Terror Attack
NOVA investigates the technology behind the World War One Zeppelin bombing campaigns, both the airships themselves and the weapons used to try to bring them down.
Jan. 15, 2014
41x03 41 41x03 Killer Typhoon
NOVA looks at the November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan which devastated the Philippines.
Jan. 22, 2014
41x04 41 41x04 Ghosts of Murdered Kings
NOVA looks at the latest evidence and theories about European bog bodies, specifically the latest information and data from a Bronze Age body found in Ireland.
Jan. 29, 2014
41x05 41 41x05 Roman Catacomb Mystery
Who or what killed hundreds of people hidden in a burial chamber nearly 2,000 years ago?
Feb. 05, 2014
41x06 41 41x06 Great Cathedral Mystery
Master craftsmen explore how Florence’s monumental dome was built nearly 600 years ago.
Feb. 12, 2014
41x07 41 41x07 Wild Predator Invasion
Over the last few centuries we have shot, trapped, and skinned the predators that formerly thrived at the top of the food chain in the wild. Wild bears, wolves, and big cats are all ...
Apr. 02, 2014
41x08 41 41x08 Inside Animal Minds: Bird Genius
When it comes to intelligence, we humans are clearly the most gifted animals around. But what make us so special? Is it our ability to make and use tools? To solve complex problems? ...
Apr. 09, 2014
41x09 41 41x09 Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses
What is it like to be a dog, a shark, or a bird? Long the subject of human daydreams, this question is now getting serious attention from scientists who study animal senses. The senses ...
Apr. 16, 2014
41x10 41 41x10 Inside Animal Minds: Who's the Smartest?
What makes an animal smart? What forces of evolution drive brains to become more complex? Many scientists believe the secret lies in our relationships. Throughout the animal kingdom, ...
Apr. 23, 2014
41x11 41 41x11 Why Sharks Attack
In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in ten months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in ...
May. 07, 2014
41x12 41 41x12 Escape From Nazi Alcatraz
Colditz Castle, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany, was supposed to be escape-proof. But in the dark days at the end of World War II, a group of British officers dreamt ...
May. 14, 2014
41x13 41 41x13 D-Day's Sunken Secrets
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 hours, more than 5,000 ships crossed ...
May. 28, 2014
41x14 41 41x14 Vaccines — Calling the Shots
Diseases though to be eradicated in the US generations ago are returning at the same time as people are skipping the vaccinations of their children. The scientific relationship between ...
Sep. 10, 2014
41x15 41 41x15 Rise of the Hackers
NOVA explores the cryptography technology being invented and implemented to help keep computer data protected from hackers.
Sep. 24, 2014
41x16 41 41x16 Why Planes Vanish
The disappearance of Flight MH370 stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? It was a rude awakening for all of us, ...
Oct. 08, 2014
41x17 41 41x17 Surviving Ebola
The first stage in human flight didn’t begin with the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, but with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th century Paris. In a period of just 19 months, ...
Oct. 08, 2014
41x18 41 41x18 Ben Franklin's Balloons
When World War I began in 1914, the air forces of the opposing nations consisted of handfuls of rickety biplanes from which pilots occasionally took pot shots at one another with rifles. ...
Oct. 22, 2014
41x19 41 41x19 First Air War
In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army of cavalry, infantry, horses, chariots, weapons, administrators, acrobats, and musicians, all built ...
Oct. 29, 2014
41x20 41 41x20 Bigger Than T. rex
Just before 11 a.m. on March 22, 2014, an ominous rumble startled the residents of the little town of Oso, Washington, about an hour’s drive from Seattle. It was the terrifying sound ...
Nov. 05, 2014
41x21 41 41x21 Emperor’s Ghost Army
Everyone knows Neil Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon. But this modest and unassuming man was determined to stay out of the spotlight. NOVA presents an intimate portrait ...
Nov. 12, 2014
41x22 41 41x22 Killer Landslides
Just before 11 a.m. on March 22, 2014, an ominous rumble startled the residents of the little town of Oso, Washington, about an hour’s drive from Seattle. It was the terrifying sound ...
Nov. 19, 2014
41x23 41 41x23 First Man on the Moon
Everyone knows Neil Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon. But this modest and unassuming man was determined to stay out of the spotlight. NOVA presents an intimate portrait ...
Dec. 03, 2014

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