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  • Premiered: Mar 1974
  • Episodes: 966
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Season 30
30x8
Spies That Fly
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Air date
Jan 07, 2003
The air war in Afghanistan showed that sometimes the hottest pilots are sitting on the ground operating the remote controls of UAVs—or unmanned aerial vehicles. In newly declassified .. show full overview
30x9
Last Flight Of Bomber 31
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Jan 14, 2003
On March 25, 1944, a U.S. Navy bomber disappeared into the fog over the Bering Sea heading for a Japanese target. Fifty-five years later it has suddenly reemerged with a remarkable tale. .. show full overview
30x10
Ancient Creature Of The Deep
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Jan 21, 2003
NOVA chronicles the discovery of a "living fossil," a fish called the coelacanth that has remained relatively unchanged since prehistoric times. The program recalls Darwin's prediction .. show full overview
30x11
Battle Of The X-Planes
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Feb 04, 2003
A behind the scenes look at the competition to build the Joint Strike Fighter. Cameras follow engineering teams from Boeing and Lockheed Martin as each makes fateful design decisions.
30x12
Mountain Of Ice
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Feb 11, 2003
In this high-altitude adventure, Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, world-class mountaineer Conrad Anker, and their team of climbers, scientists, and filmmakers take a trailblazing .. show full overview
30x13
Lost Treasures Of Tibet
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Feb 18, 2003
Before Leonardo da Vinci painted "The Last Supper," Tibetan craftsmen were creating stunning artistry of their deities in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Mustang. In "Lost Treasures of .. show full overview
30x14
Dirty Bomb
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Feb 25, 2003
"Dirty Bomb" probes the realities and implications for public health policy of a disaster that many consider to be all but inevitable: a terrorist attack on a major city using a .. show full overview
30x15
Deep Sea Invasion
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Apr 01, 2003
In 1989 marine biologist Alexandre Meinesz went diving off southern France and was stunned by what he saw: a dense blanket of waving green fronds stretching around him in every direction .. show full overview
30x16
Secret Of Photo 51
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Apr 15, 2003
On April 25, 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick published their groundbreaking discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, the molecule essential for passing on our genes and the .. show full overview
30x10
Infinite Secrets
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Sep 30, 2003
A battered manuscript turns up after 1000 years revealing the mind of the Greek genius Archimedes
30x11
Who Killed The Red Baron?
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Oct 07, 2003
Forensic experts investigate the most famous aviation mystery of World War 1.
30x12
The Elegant Universe: Einstein's Dream (1)
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Oct 28, 2003
An introduction to string theory and its unification of general relativity and quantum mechanics.
30x13
The Elegant Universe: String's the Thing (2)
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Oct 28, 2003
In order to solve some of the deepest mysteries of the universe, the rules that govern large objects like galaxies must be combined with the rules that govern small objects like subatomic particles.
30x14
The Elegant Universe: Welcome to the 11th Dimension (3)
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Nov 04, 2003
String theory is radically changing our ideas about the nature of space, opening up the possibility that extra dimensions, rips in the fabric of space, and parallel universes actually exist.
30x15
Wright Brothers' Flying Machine
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Air date
Nov 11, 2003
Relive the engineering challenges that two bicycle makers overcame to become the first in flight.
30x16
Magnetic Storm
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Air date
Nov 18, 2003
Is the magnetic field protecting Earth from deadly radiation about to reverse direction or even dissapear?
30x17 Season finale
Volcano Above The Clouds
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Nov 18, 2003
Join a scientific expedition to the glacier-capped summit of Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest mountain.

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