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  • Premiered: Mar 1974
  • Episodes: 966
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Season 35
35x8
Absolute Zero: The Conquest Of Cold (1)
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Air date
Jan 08, 2008
Our mastery of cold is something we take for granted, whether it s air conditioning and frozen food or the liquefied gases and superconductivity at the heart of cutting-edge technology. .. show full overview
35x9
Absolute Zero: The Race For Absolute Zero (2)
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Air date
Jan 15, 2008
Our mastery of cold is something we take for granted, whether it s air conditioning and frozen food or the liquefied gases and superconductivity at the heart of cutting-edge technology. .. show full overview
35x10
Secrets Of The Parthenon
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Air date
Jan 29, 2008
A look at the Greek government's Acropolis Restoration Project as they restore the Parthenon and learn its many secrets.
35x11
Astrospies
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Air date
Feb 12, 2008
NOVA explores the other Cold War space race, the top-secret programs by the U.S. and the USSR, to place military astronauts aboard orbiting spy stations.
35x12
Ape Genius
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Air date
Feb 19, 2008
As new research continues to reveal that apes are smarter than previously thought, NOVA explores just what separates humans from the great apes.
35x13
The Four-Winged Dinosaur
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Air date
Feb 26, 2008
A look at the 2002 discovery of a four-winged crow-sized dinosaur fossil dubbed Microraptor, which has rekindled the scientific debate over the origins of flight. Included is a wind .. show full overview
35x14
Cracking The Maya Code
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Apr 08, 2008
NOVA retraces the paths of a few pioneers who deciphered the complex system of Mayan hieroglyphs.
35x15
Car Of The Future
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Air date
Apr 22, 2008
Tom and Ray Magliozzi of NPR's Car Talk, explore new technologies and ideas for the future of automobiles.
35x16
A Walk To Beautiful
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May 13, 2008
Surviving injuries incurred through childbirth, three Ethiopian women travel to a special hospital in Addis Ababa where they begin to rebuild their lives.
35x17
Lord Of The Ants
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Air date
May 20, 2008
At age 78, E.O. Wilson is still going through his "little savage" phase of boyhood exploration of the natural world. In "Lord of the Ants," NOVA profiles this soft-spoken Southerner and .. show full overview
35x11
Arctic Dinosaurs
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Oct 07, 2008
A field expedition to collect new fossil clues on Alaska's North Slope reveals details of the lives of polar dinosaurs.
35x12
Space Shuttle Disaster
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Oct 14, 2008
An investigation uncovers the human failures and design flaws behind the 2003 Columbia tragedy.
35x13
Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives
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Oct 21, 2008
Join Mark Everett on his quixotic quest to understand his father Hugh, creator of a radical theory of quantum physics.
35x14
Fractals: Hunting The Hidden Dimension
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Oct 28, 2008
Fractals are more than just pretty pictures. These simple but sophisticated equations describe the world we live in, from forest growth patterns to the beating of a human heart, and they .. show full overview
35x15
Alien From Earth
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Nov 11, 2008
The 2004 discovery of tiny human fossil bones on the island of Flores, Indonesia, raised new—and controversial—speculation about the history of the human race. Ever since, scientists .. show full overview
35x16
The Bible's Buried Secrets
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Nov 18, 2008
“The Bible’s Buried Secrets,” produced by Rhode Island-based Providence Pictures for PBS's science series Nova, attempts to uncover who wrote the Hebrew Bible and whether it’s history or .. show full overview
35x17
Ocean Animal Emergency
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Air date
Nov 25, 2008
With a passion that will leave few viewers unmoved, veterinarians and volunteers at California's Marine Mammal Center work to rescue and rehabilitate a variety of marine mammals, including harbor seal pups and California sea lions.
35x18 Season finale
Is There Life On Mars?
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Air date
Dec 30, 2008
NASA's twin robot explorers, Spirit and Opportunity, have endured the worst Martian storm ever recorded and survived near-fatal glitches—yet continue to operate. Now they're joined on .. show full overview

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