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The Elegant Universe (Hour 3)The Elegant Universe (Hour 3) 
The Elegant Universe (Hour 3)pbs47:00
Eleven dimensions, parallel universes, and a world made out of strings.
The Search For Earth-Like PlanetsThe Search For Earth-Like Planets 
The search for Earth-like planets is reaching a fever-pitch. Is the galaxy filled with life, or is Earth just a beautiful, lonely aberration?
Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way  
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...
The Eloquent CommunicatorsThe Eloquent Communicators 
The Eloquent Communicatorsyoutube49:27
David Attenborough reveals how birds have become expert communicators and use extraordinary patterns of colour and beautiful songs to deter...
Chimp MindsChimp Minds 
Chimp Mindsyoutube26:00
A visit with an engaging if unruly bunch of cousins that we formally broke up with about 6 or 7 million years ago.
Kings of CamouflageKings of Camouflage 
Meet the cuttlefish, one of the brainiest, most bizarre animals in the ocean.
Science & Technology
Replacement synthetic senses for people are now a reality.
Hydrogen HopesHydrogen Hopes 
Hydrogen Hopesyoutube26:00
Hydrogen may be the fuel of the future, but what will it take to safely and efficiently make the transition from today’s fossil fuels?
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.
The Secret CanyonThe Secret Canyon 
The Secret Canyonyoutube26:00
The best kept secret of American archaeology is now revealed – an entire canyon of perfectly preserved 1,000-year-old remains.
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...
Secrets of the ParthenonSecrets of the Parthenon 
Secrets of the Parthenonyoutube49:00
How did the ancient Athenians build this near-flawless icon of Greece's golden age?
DoctorsDoctors' Diaries 
Seven doctors, 21 years... Saving lives is only part of the story.
Cancer WarriorCancer Warrior 
Judah Folkman and other researchers pioneer a novel approach to cancer treatment.
Marathon ChallengeMarathon Challenge 
Marathon Challengeyoutube52:45
Every year thousands of athletes from across the globe flock to Boston to run the city's marathon.
Extreme IceExtreme Ice 
Extreme Icepbs50:00
An acclaimed photographer teams up with scientists to document the runaway melting of arctic glaciers.
Hot Planet - Cold ComfortHot Planet - Cold Comfort 
Hot Planet - Cold Comfortyoutube26:00
So you think global warming won't affect you?
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?
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