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NOVA Season 44 (2017)
|44x01 Secrets of The Sky Tombs |
The towering Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that humanity settled. Scaling sheer cliff sides, a team of daring scientists hunts for clues to how ancient people found ...
|Jan. 04, 2017|
|44x02 The Nuclear Option |
Scientists and engineers work to control a nuclear renaissance five years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
|Jan. 11, 2017|
|44x03 Search For The Super Battery |
David Pogue investigates how batteries work and what the future may hold for technical innovation.
|Feb. 01, 2017|
|44x04 Ultimate Cruise Ship |
Shipbuilders in Italy work around the clock to build the Seven Seas Explorer, the world's largest and most luxurious cruise ship.
|Feb. 08, 2017|
|44x05 The Origami Revolution |
The centuries old Japanese art form has gone high tech. Building with examples in biology and applying sophisticated mathematics, computer software and good old fashion imagination ...
|Feb. 15, 2017|
|44x06 Why Trains Crash |
A look at several recent train crashes, their causes and a technological solution which should make such events occur much less often.
|Feb. 22, 2017|
|44x07 Holocaust Escape Tunnel |
Archaeologists discover a tunnel near Vilnius, Lithuania, which served as an escape route for Jews fleeing the Nazis during World War II.
|Apr. 19, 2017|
|44x08 Building Chernobyl's Megatomb |
An international team of engineers races to construct a gargantuan dome to contain the lingering radioactive materials and crumbling remains of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, decades ...
|Apr. 26, 2017|
|44x09 Chinese Chariot Revealed |
Experts reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon, the chariot, which dominated the battlefields for more than 1000 years.
|May. 17, 2017|
|44x10 Poisoned Water |
In this special report, NOVA investigates the water disaster in Flint and unravels a disturbing truth about the vulnerabilities of water systems across the country. Discover the delicate ...
|May. 31, 2017|
|44x11 Eclipse Over America |
The history of eclipse science and research into the solar corona.
|Aug. 21, 2017|
|44x12 Death Dive to Saturn |
For over a decade, the Cassini space probe has been sending dazzling images of Saturn's breathtaking rings and mysterious moons. Join Nova on a suspenseful ride during Cassini's final ...
|Sep. 13, 2017|
|44x13 Secrets of The Shining Knight |
Discover what it was like to be a knight in shining armor and follow the historic manufacturing process. Master armorers re-engineer the Greenwich armor - considered some of the greatest ...
|Oct. 04, 2017|
|44x14 Ghosts of Stonehenge |
Who built Stonehenge and why? Groundbreaking archaeological digs have revealed major new clues about Britain's enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it.
|Oct. 11, 2017|
|44x15 Secrets of The Forbidden City |
The architectural design of Beijing's ancient complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquake shocks.
|Oct. 18, 2017|
|44x16 Killer Volcanoes |
Volcanologists search for an elusive volcanic mega-eruption that plunged the medieval earth into a deep freeze. Investigate the geologic evidence from Greenland all the way to Antarctica ...
|Oct. 25, 2017|
|44x17 Killer Hurricanes |
Killer Hurricanes pursues the riddle of an 18th century Caribbean superstorm that killed 20,000, the highest known death toll of any single weather event. To reconstruct its epic scale ...
|Nov. 01, 2017|
|44x18 Killer Floods |
Geologists examine extreme terrain on Iceland, the Scablands in Washington State, and submerged in the English channel to see if they were created by the same process, a sudden titanic ...
|Nov. 08, 2017|
|44x19 Extreme Animal Weapons |
Why some animals have extreme armaments, including claws, horns, fangs and stings.
|Nov. 22, 2017|
|44x20 Bird Brain |
Scientists test avian aptitude with brainteasers that reveal acute intelligence.
|Dec. 20, 2017|
|44x21 Day The Dinosaurs Died |
Scientists discover new clues as to the catastrophe that ended the reign of the dinosaurs on Earth.
|Dec. 27, 2017|
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