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Space
Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way  
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From a distance, our galaxy would look like a flat spiral, some 100,000 light years across, with pockets of gas, clouds of dust, and about 400...
Welcome to MarsWelcome to Mars 
Welcome to Marsyoutube53:56
Take an astounding look at the red planet in this interplanetary adventure that picks up where MARS Dead or Alive left off.
The Shores of the Cosmic OceanThe Shores of the Cosmic Ocean 
The Shores of the Cosmic Oceanhulu1:00:24
At the beginning of this cosmic journey across space and time, Dr. Carl Sagan takes us to the edge of the universe aboard a spaceship of the...
Nature
Cuba: The Accidental EdenCuba: The Accidental Eden 
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What will happen to Cuba's ecological riches?
The Insatiable AppetiteThe Insatiable Appetite 
The Insatiable Appetiteyoutube49:17
David Attenborough discovers that birds have evolved an amazing range of bill shapes and sizes.
The Incredible Journey of the ButterfliesThe Incredible Journey of the Butterflies 
The Incredible Journey of the Butterfliespbs50:00
Follow the 2,000-mile migration of monarchs to a sanctuary in the highlands of Mexico.
Science & Technology
Hunting the Hidden DimensionHunting the Hidden Dimension 
Hunting the Hidden Dimensionpbs50:00
Mysteriously beautiful fractals are shaking up the world of mathematics and deepening our understanding of nature.
Battle of the X-PlanesBattle of the X-Planes 
Battle of the X-Planesyoutube1:53:26
NOVA goes behind the doors of Boeing's Phantom Works and Lockheed's legendary Skunk Works to record classified meetings.
Robot PalsRobot Pals 
Robot Palsyoutube26:00
To be really useful, robots need to behave as cooperative partners rather than mindless machines.
History
Ancient Refuge in the Holy LandAncient Refuge in the Holy Land 
Ancient Refuge in the Holy Landyoutube54:17
Armed with high-tech equipment and ingeniously improvised devices, NOVA and archaeologist Richard Freund embark on a fascinating detective story that...
China BridgeChina Bridge 
China Bridgeyoutube54:25
Travel to 12th-century China as engineers, scientists and scholars help reveal the intricate mysteries behind the revolutionary strength and elegance...
Wright Brothers’ Flying MachineWright Brothers’ Flying Machine 
Wright Brothers’ Flying Machineyoutube54:01
Orville and Wilbur Wright were remarkable inventors who designed and built their own wings, steering devices, engines, and wind tunnel.
Health
Marathon ChallengeMarathon Challenge 
Marathon Challengeyoutube52:45
Every year thousands of athletes from across the globe flock to Boston to run the city's marathon.
The Future Of FoodThe Future Of Food 
The Future Of Foodhulu1:28:54
The Future Of Food offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store...
DoctorsDoctors' Diaries 
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Seven doctors, 21 years... Saving lives is only part of the story.
Environment
Ocean Animal EmergencyOcean Animal Emergency 
Ocean Animal Emergencypbs50:00
Wildlife veterinarians struggle to save injured seals and sea lions on the California coast.
Hunt for the SupertwisterHunt for the Supertwister 
Hunt for the Supertwisteryoutube52:46
In seconds, a supertwister can leave immense swaths of death and destruction. What if technology could help us tame nature’s most violent tornadoes?
Hot Planet - Cold ComfortHot Planet - Cold Comfort 
Hot Planet - Cold Comfortyoutube26:00
So you think global warming won't affect you?
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