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Season 27
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Tales From The Hive
Episode overview
Air date
Jan 04, 2000
In this NOVA program, our cinematographer literally filmed inside a hive and followed bees in flight to capture closeups of honeybee behavior.
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Lost On Everest
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Air date
Jan 18, 2000
The program chronicles a successful 1999 NOVA expedition to investigate the mysterious disappearance of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine high on Everest in 1924. During this expedition, .. show full overview
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Secrets Of Lost Empires: Medieval Siege
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Air date
Feb 01, 2000
In the film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, a team of timber framers and other specialists design, build, and fire a pair of trebuchets, a devastating engine of war popular in the Middle Ages.
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Diamond Deception
Episode overview
Air date
Feb 01, 2000
The film documents the efforts of researchers around the world to create synthetic diamonds, some of which have become so indistinguishable from natural diamonds as to fool experts.
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Secrets Of Lost Empires: Pharaoh's Obelisk
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Air date
Feb 08, 2000
In the film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, NOVA brings together a team of Egyptologists, engineers, stonemasons, and timber framers to probe the mystery of .. show full overview
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Trillion Dollar Bet
Episode overview
Air date
Feb 08, 2000
The film tells the fascinating story of the invention of the Black-Scholes Formula, a mathematical Holy Grail that forever altered the world of finance and earned its creators the 1997 Nobel Prize in Economics.
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Secrets Of Lost Empires: Easter Island
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Air date
Feb 15, 2000
The film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, showcases the efforts of a team of archeologists, engineers, and other experts to transport an Easter Island moai, .. show full overview
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Mystery Of The First Americans
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Air date
Feb 15, 2000
In 1996, near Kennewick, Washington, a suspected murder victim is identified by forensic anthropologists as Caucasian - but turns out to be almost 10,000 years old. For fifty years our .. show full overview
27x16
Secrets Of Lost Empires: Roman Bath
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Air date
Feb 22, 2000
In the film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, an international crew of archeologists, engineers, and historians designs, builds, and tests a functioning Roman bath in the Turkish countryside.
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Lost Tribes Of Israel
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Air date
Feb 22, 2000
At the heart of Jewish tradition lies the haunting mystery of the Lost Tribes of Israel. Ever since their defeat and banishment by the Assyrians in 722 BC., the Lost Tribes fate has .. show full overview
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Secrets Of Lost Empires: China Bridge
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Air date
Feb 29, 2000
The film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, documents a 1999 effort by a NOVA-assembled crew of scholars and timber framers to design and build a Chinese bridge known only from an ancient painting.
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What's Up With The Weather?
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Air date
Apr 18, 2000
In "What's Up with the Weather?" NOVA and FRONTLINE join forces to investigate the science and politics of one of the most controversial issues of the 21st century: the truth about global warming.
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Stationed In The Stars
Episode overview
Air date
Apr 25, 2000
The broadcast explores America's manned space program and the crisis caused by Russia's delay in delivering the critical third piece of the International Space Station.
27x21 Season finale
The Vikings
Episode overview
Air date
May 09, 2000
In this two-hour special, NOVA presents a dramatic investigation of a people who were much more than axe-wielding pirates. It features stunning camerawork in Scandinavia and the .. show full overview
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Lincoln's Secret Weapon
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Air date
Oct 24, 2000
The film chronicles an expedition to study and retrieve parts of the USS Monitor, the famous Civil War ironclad, which sank off North Carolina only months after its famous battle with the CSS Virginia.
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Holocaust On Trial
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 31, 2000
The film uses a celebrated recent trial as a springboard to examine and successfully challenge the notion of Holocaust denial
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Hitler's Lost Sub
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Air date
Nov 14, 2000
The film follows a six-year odyssey by a group of divers to identify a mysterious U-boat they discovered in 1991 off the coast of New Jersey
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Runaway Universe
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Air date
Nov 21, 2000
The program follows the efforts of two rival teams of astronomers as they search for exploding stars, map out gigantic cosmic patterns of galaxies, and grapple with the ultimate question: What is the fate of the universe?
27x19
Garden Of Eden
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Air date
Nov 28, 2000
The film takes a look at the extraordinary natural history of the Seychelles, an ancient archipelago of about 100 islands scattered between India and Madagascar.
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Dying To Be Thin
Episode overview
Air date
Dec 12, 2000
The film examines a disturbing increase in the prevalence of debilitating and sometimes life-threatening eating disorders, particularly anorexia and bulimia.
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Japan's Secret Garden
Episode overview
Air date
Dec 18, 2000
The program chronicles a year in the life of wildlife and people around Lake Biwa, Japan, a cycle that has continued unchanged for thousands of years.

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