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NOVA | Secrets of the Viking Sword

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Watch Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 9pm | Learn how Viking sword makers designed and built the Ulfberht sword, and uncover its role in history.

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NOVA | Why Ships Sink

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Watch Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 9pm | Find out if modern cruise ships are really safe — or if we're on the brink of a 21st century Titanic.

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Brains on Trial with Alan Alda

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Watch Wednesdays September 11 & 18, 2013 at 10pm | Join host Alan Alda in a unique blending of his two passions — drama and science.

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Side By Side: The Science, Art and Impact of Digital Cinema

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Watch Friday, August 30, 2013 at 9pm | With Keanu Reeves, investigate the history, process and workflow of digital and photochemical films.

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NOVA | Making Stuff Smarter

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Watch Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10pm | Host David Pogue looks into the growing number of smart materials that can respond, change and even learn.

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NOVA | Making Stuff Cleaner

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Watch Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9pm | Host David Pogue is on a quest to clean up, using new green materials to build and power the devices of the future.

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Nature | Birds of the Gods

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Watch Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 8pm | Travel deep in the heart of New Guinea to examine unimaginably spectacular birds that exist no where else.

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NOVA | Making Stuff Smaller

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Watch Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 10pm | How small can technology get? Profile the latest nano-circuits & micro-robots.

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NOVA | Making Stuff Stronger

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Watch Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 9pm | Explore the world's strongest materials.

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Smarter Brains

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Watch Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 7am | Uncover the latest research and groundbreaking experiments that are redefining intelligence.

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Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and space?

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Five Reasons to Eat Insects Five Reasons to Eat Insects
Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.
Profile: Shaundra Daily Profile: Shaundra Daily
This software engineer and dancer found her groove teaching children about their emotional lives.
Nature follows one of the most fearless animals in the world: the honey badger.

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Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Episode 1 | The Journey Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Episode 1 | The Journey
Please view the original post to see the video. For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin ...
Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Baby Emperor Penguin Emerges from Shell [Video] Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Baby Emperor Penguin Emerges from Shell [Video]
Please view the original post to see the video. An emperor dad stands watch as a penguin hatchling pecks its way free. For the past two months, the father has done not...