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  • Premiered: Mar 1974
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Season 42
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Big Bang Machine
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Jan 14, 2015
CERN scientists prepare to restart the Large Hadron Collider to examine the world's tiniest particles.
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Sunken Ship Rescue
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Jan 21, 2015
Efforts to secure, raise and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship which capsized off the Italian coast on Jan. 13, 2012, killing 32 people.
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Sinkholes—Buried Alive
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Jan 28, 2015
A look at one of the most destructive natural phenomena known to man. All over the world sinkholes are causing chaos and destruction wherever they appear: swallowing up whole streets, .. show full overview
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Colosseum: Roman Death Trap
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Feb 11, 2015
One of the ancient world's most iconic buildings, the Colosseum is a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. Its graceful lines and harmonious proportions concealed a highly .. show full overview
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Petra: Lost City of Stone
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Feb 18, 2015
More than 2,000 years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan. An oasis of culture and abundance, the city was built by wealthy merchants .. show full overview
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Hagia Sophia: Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery
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Feb 25, 2015
Whether serving as Christian church, Islamic mosque, or secular museum, Hagia Sophia and its saring dome have inspired reverence and awe. For 800 years, it was the largest enclosed .. show full overview
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The Great Math Mystery
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Apr 15, 2015
Join NOVA on a mathematical mystery tour—a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math's signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the .. show full overview
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Invisible Universe Revealed
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Apr 22, 2015
Follow the historic rescue of Hubble—the space telescope that unveiled the cosmos.
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Invisible Universe Revealed
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Apr 22, 2015
Follow the historic rescue of Hubble—the space telescope that unveiled the cosmos.
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Nazi Attack on America
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May 06, 2015
A sunken German U-boat off the coast of New Orleans tells the story of Operation Drumbeat
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Nazi Attack on America
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May 06, 2015
A sunken German U-boat off the coast of New Orleans tells the story of Operation Drumbeat
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Lethal Seas
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May 13, 2015
A unique coral garden in Papua New Guinea shows what the future may hold as oceans acidify
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Lethal Seas
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May 13, 2015
A unique coral garden in Papua New Guinea shows what the future may hold as oceans acidify
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Chasing Pluto
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Jul 15, 2015
On July 14, 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft, one of the most advanced ever built, is scheduled to fly by Pluto to take the very first detailed images of the dwarf planet. After nine .. show full overview
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Nuclear Meltdown Disaster
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Jul 29, 2015
NOVA reveals the minute-by-minute story of the Fukushima nuclear crisis—the one you know about, and the one you likely don’t: the perilously close call at the other Fukushima nuclear .. show full overview
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Dawn of Humanity
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Sep 16, 2015
Deep in a South African cave, an astounding discovery reveals clues to what made us human.
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Arctic Ghost Ship
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Sep 23, 2015
The Franklin Expedition is explored 160 years after vanishing while charting the Northwest Passage.
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Secrets of Noah's Ark
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Oct 07, 2015
A team of historians and expert boat builders investigates the fascinating Noah's Ark flood legend and sets out to rebuild a tantalizing, ancient forerunner of the Ark.
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Cyberwar Threat
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Oct 14, 2015
NOVA examines the science and technology behind cyber warfare and asks if we are already in the midst of a deadly new arms race.
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Animal Mummies
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Oct 28, 2015
NOVA joins a team of leading Egyptologists who deploy the latest medical imaging to peer beneath the wrappings of Egyptian mummified beasts without damaging the animal bodies inside. The .. show full overview
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Making North America: Origins
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Nov 04, 2015
The epic 3 billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From the palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to titanic eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, discover how forces of almost unimaginable power gave birth to North America.
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Making North America: Life
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Nov 11, 2015
How did life emerge on our primeval continent? Why was North America home to so many iconic dinosaurs like T. rex? And how did a huge sea filled with giant marine reptiles end up .. show full overview
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Making North America: Human
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Nov 18, 2015
Explore the intimate connections between the landscape, the colonizing of the continent, and the emergence of our industrial world. Beginning with Native American ancestors who crafted .. show full overview
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Inside Einstein's Mind
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Nov 25, 2015
On November 25th, 1915, Einstein published his greatest work: general relativity. The theory transformed our understanding of nature’s laws and the entire history of the cosmos, reaching .. show full overview

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