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Nova

Nova

PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001355667/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 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... /episodes/get/53508 /episode/53508 S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water /episode-player/53508

The water contamination crisis in Flint, MI, has revealed a disturbing truth about the vulnerabilities of our aging drinking water infrastructure. Discover the chemistry, biology and engineering that led to this disaster.

Air date:
Wed, 05/10/2017 - 12:00
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For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields-dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon.

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Wed, 05/10/2017 - 12:00
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Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl's reactor.

Air date:
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3000159953/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 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... /episodes/get/52247 /episode/52247 S44 Ep7: Holocaust Escape Tunnel /episode-player/52247

In the heart of Lithuania, a Holocaust secret lies buried.? A team of archaeologists probes the ruins of a Nazi death camp to find the truth behind tales of a tunnel dug by desperate Jewish prisoners and their daring escape.

Air date:
Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:00
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Trains are essential for moving freight and people throughout the world, but they are far from accident-free. Follow investigators as they probe the wreckage of infamous accidents and watch safety experts test the latest crash prevention designs.

Air date:
Wed, 02/22/2017 - 12:00
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Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. Join pioneering shipbuilders as they endeavor to build the ultimate cruise ship.

Air date:
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:00
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