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Season 38
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Deadliest Earthquakes
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Jan 11, 2011
In 2010, several epic earthquakes delivered one of the worst annual death tolls ever recorded. The deadliest strike, in Haiti, killed more than 200,000 people and reduced homes, .. show full overview
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Nova ScienceNow: Can We Make It to Mars?
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Jan 19, 2011
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Making Stuff Stronger (1)
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Jan 19, 2011
What is the strongest material in the world? Is it steel, Kevlar, carbon nanotubes, or something entirely new? NOVA kicks off the four-part series "Making Stuff" with a quest for the .. show full overview
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Nova ScienceNow: Can We Live Forever?
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Jan 26, 2011
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Making Stuff Smaller (2)
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Jan 26, 2011
How small can we go? Could we one day have robots taking "fantastic voyages" in our bodies to kill rogue cells? The triumphs of tiny are seen all around us in the Information Age: .. show full overview
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Nova ScienceNow: How Does the Brain Work?
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Feb 02, 2011
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Making Stuff Cleaner (3)
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Feb 02, 2011
Can innovations in materials science help clean up our world? In "Making Stuff: Cleaner," David Pogue explores the rapidly developing science and business of clean energy and examines .. show full overview
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Nova ScienceNow: How Smart are Animals?
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Feb 09, 2011
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Making Stuff Smarter (4)
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Feb 09, 2011
"Making Stuff: Smarter" looks at materials that respond to their environments and even learn, such as an airplane wing that changes shape as it flies. Scientists are turning to nature in .. show full overview
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Smartest Machine on Earth
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Feb 09, 2011
Augmenting human intelligence is a lot tougher than it looks, and the promise of "Hal" from 2001: A Space Odyssey is still just a fantasy. But scientists are edging closer with machines .. show full overview
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Nova ScienceNow: Where Did We Come From?
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Feb 16, 2011
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Crash of Flight 447
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Feb 16, 2011
On June 1, 2009, Flight AF447, an Air France Airbus A330 flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all 228 lives. How could a .. show full overview
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Nova ScienceNow: What's the Next Big Thing?
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Feb 23, 2011
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Venom: Nature's Killer
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Feb 23, 2011
Over the millennia, thousands of creatures have developed that most sophisticated of biological and chemical weapons: venom. These complex chemicals can scramble your brain signals, .. show full overview
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Japan's Killer Quake
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Mar 30, 2011
In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a death toll likely in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of .. show full overview
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Power Surge
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Apr 20, 2011
Can emerging technology defeat global warming? The United States has invested tens of billions of dollars in clean energy projects as our leaders try to save our crumbling economy and .. show full overview
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Engineering Ground Zero
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Sep 07, 2011
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, NOVA presents an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit. With extraordinary access granted by The .. show full overview
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Surviving the Tsunami
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Sep 28, 2011
The earthquake that hit the northern coast of Japan on March 11, 2011, was recorded at magnitude 9.0 the worst ever recorded in Japan. It generated an unprecedented tsunami, obliterating .. show full overview
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Finding Life Beyond Earth: Are We Alone?
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Oct 19, 2011
Take a spectacular trip to distant realms of our solar system to discover where secret forms of life may lie hidden. Combining the latest telescope images with dazzling animation, this .. show full overview
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Iceman Murder Mystery
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Oct 26, 2011
He’s been dead for more than 5,000 years and poked, prodded, and probed by scientists for the last 20. Yet Ötzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the .. show full overview
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The Fabric of the Cosmos: What is Space?
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Nov 02, 2011
Brian Greene reveals space as a dynamic fabric that can stretch, twist, warp, and ripple under the influence of gravity. Stranger still is the newly discovered dark energy, an ingredient .. show full overview
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The Fabric of the Cosmos: The Illusion of Time
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Nov 09, 2011
Ask physicists what time actually is, and the answer might shock you: they have no idea. The deep sense we have of time passing from present to past may be an illusion. How can our .. show full overview
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The Fabric of the Cosmos: Quantum Leap
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Nov 16, 2011
Brian Greene explores the weirdness of quantum physics, which governs the universe on the tiniest of scales. While counterintuitive, it's one of the most successful theories in the history of science.
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The Fabric of the Cosmos: Universe or Multiverse?
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Nov 23, 2011
Our universe may be just one of an infinite number of worlds that make up the multiverse. In this show, Brian Greene explains why scientists believe this is true and shows what some of these alternate realities might be like.

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