Nova

2017
05:21

What Does Lead Do To The Brain?

3.0 9 x
How does lead poisoning damage the brain—and can we stop it?
53:46

S44 Ep9: Chinese Chariot Revealed

Expired 3.0 7 x
For over a thousand years, chariots thundered across China’s battlefields, dominating warfare far longer than anywhere else on Earth. Now a series of amazing archaeological discoveries, including whole chariots buried with their horses, has enabled a team of experts to probe the genius of China’s first super-weapon.
54:07

S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water

Expired 3.0 7 x
In this special report, NOVA investigates what happened in Flint, Michigan when local officials changed the city’s water source to save money, but overlooked a critical treatment process. As the water pipes corroded, lead leached into the system, exposing the community—including thousands of children—to dangerous levels of poison. NOVA uncovers the science behind this manmade disaster.
52:55

S44 Ep8: Building Chernobyl's Megatomb

Expired 4.0 5 x
Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of the reactor.
54:14

S44 Ep7: Holocaust Escape Tunnel

3.0 7 x
The Lithuanian city of Vilna, known also as the “Jerusalem of the North”, was one of the most important Jewish centers in the world until World War II, when the Nazis murdered about 95% of its Jewish population. Now, an international team of archaeologists is excavating the remains of its Great Synagogue and searching for a lost escape tunnel dug by Jewish prisoners inside a Nazi execution site.
05:17

Is Fear Contagious

3.0 3 x
Is Fear Contagious of the TV-show Nova was broadcast by PBS on Wednesday 15 February 2017 at 12:53PM.
14:59

What Makes Science True?

4.0 2 x
Science is facing what many consider a reproducibility crisis, and the stakes are high.

The Nuclear Option

4.0 9 x
How will we power the planet without wrecking the climate?
53:32

Secrets Of The Sky Tombs

Expired 4.0 13 x
Evidence discovered in the world’s highest tombs reveals ancient rituals and beliefs.
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Treasures Of The Earth: Power

3.0 11 x
Drill underground to see the treasures that power our world—today and into the future.
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