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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/3004606354/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Aiming to skim less than 2000 miles above the cloud tops, no spacecraft has ever gone so close to Saturn, and hopes are high for incredible observations that could solve major mysteries about the planet’s core. Join NASA engineers for the tense and triumphant moments as they find out if their bold... /episodes/get/56387 /episode/56387 S44 Ep12: Death Dive to Saturn /episode-player/56387

For over a decade, the Cassini space probe has been sending dazzling images of Saturn's breathtaking rings and mysterious moons. Join NOVA on a suspenseful ride during Cassini's final hours as it dives into Saturn's atmosphere.

Air date:
Wed, 08/23/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3003927746/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On August 21, 2017, millions of Americans will witness the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years. While hordes of citizens prepare to flock to the eclipse’s path of totality, scientists, too, are staking out spots for a very different reason: to investigate... /episodes/get/55301 /episode/55301 S44 Ep11: Eclipse Over America /episode-player/55301

Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona.

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

Air date:
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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