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NOVA Season 42 (2015)
|42x01 Big Bang Machine |
CERN scientists prepare to restart the Large Hadron Collider to examine the world's tiniest particles.
|Jan. 14, 2015|
|42x02 Sunken Ship Rescue |
Efforts to secure, raise and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship which capsized off the Italian coast on Jan. 13, 2012, killing 32 people.
|Jan. 21, 2015|
|42x03 Sinkholes - Buried Alive |
In a leafy suburb near Tampa, Florida, on February 28, 2013, a giant hole opened up under the bedroom floor of Jeffrey Bush, swallowing him as he slept. His body was never found. Bush ...
|Jan. 28, 2015|
|42x04 Colosseum - Roman Death Trap |
One of the ancient world's most iconic buildings, the Colosseum is a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. Its graceful lines and harmonious proportions concealed a highly efficient ...
|Feb. 11, 2015|
|42x05 Petra - Lost City of Stone |
More than 2,000 years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan. An oasis of culture and abundance, the city was built by wealthy merchants ...
|Feb. 18, 2015|
|42x06 Hagia Sophia – Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery |
Whether serving as Christian church, Islamic mosque, or secular museum, Hagia Sophia and its saring dome have inspired reverence and awe. For 800 years, it was the largest enclosed ...
|Feb. 25, 2015|
|42x07 The Great Math Mystery |
"The Great Math Mystery" poses the riddle of math's extraordinary power to penetrate the secrets of our universe.
|Apr. 15, 2015|
|42x08 Invisible Universe Revealed |
Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble's landmark anniversary, NOVA tells ...
|Apr. 22, 2015|
|42x09 Nazi Attack on America |
Long before 9/11, a far deadlier, little-known attack from the ocean depths struck our shores, lasting three-and-a-half years and claiming 5,000 lives. Now, famed undersea explorer ...
|May. 06, 2015|
|42x10 Lethal Seas |
Sharply rising carbon emissions are entering Earth's seas at a staggering rate, raising their acidity. Learn how scientists are researching the effects and looking for solutions.
|May. 13, 2015|
|42x11 Chasing Pluto |
Spacecraft New Horizon’s historic flyby of Pluto, the culmination of a nine-year, three-billion-mile journey, reveals the first-ever detailed images of Pluto.
|Jul. 15, 2015|
|42x12 Nuclear Meltdown Disaster |
NOVA reveals the minute-by-minute story of the Fukushima nuclear crisis - the one you know about, and the one you likely don’t: the perilously close call at the other Fukushima nuclear ...
|Jul. 29, 2015|
|42x13 Dawn of Humanity |
Deep in a South African cave, an astounding discovery reveals clues to what made us human.
|Sep. 16, 2015|
|42x14 Arctic Ghost Ship |
The discovery of one of the two lost ships of the ill-fated Franklin Expedition, which set out to chart the Northwest Passage in the Arctic in 1845.
|Sep. 23, 2015|
|42x15 Secrets of Noah's Ark |
A team of historians and expert boat builders investigates the fascinating Noah's Ark flood legend and sets out to rebuild a tantalizing, ancient forerunner of the Ark.
|Oct. 07, 2015|
|42x16 Cyberwar Threat |
NOVA examines the science and technology behind cyber warfare and asks if we are already in the midst of a deadly new arms race.
|Oct. 14, 2015|
|42x17 Animal Mummies |
NOVA joins a team of leading Egyptologists who deploy the latest medical imaging to peer beneath the wrappings of Egyptian mummified beasts without damaging the animal bodies inside. ...
|Oct. 28, 2015|
|42x18 Making North America: Origins |
The epic 3 billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From the palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to titanic eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, discover ...
|Nov. 04, 2015|
|42x19 Making North America: Life |
How did life emerge on our primeval continent? Why was North America home to so many iconic dinosaurs like T. rex? And how did a huge sea filled with giant marine reptiles end up covering ...
|Nov. 11, 2015|
|42x20 Making North America: Human |
The history of North America since the arrival of humans is chronicled. Natural resources, including gold and oil, have enabled humans to transform the land almost as much as the geological ...
|Nov. 18, 2015|
|42x21 Inside Einstein's Mind |
On November 25th, 1915, Einstein published his greatest work: general relativity. The theory transformed our understanding of nature’s laws and the entire history of the cosmos, reaching ...
|Nov. 25, 2015|
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