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Quest for the Lost Maya

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Watch Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 10pm | Explore archaeological evidence of a previously unknown Mayan society based in the Yucatan Peninsula of southern Mexico.

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NOVA | Inside the Megastorm

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Watch Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 9pm | Gain insight into Hurricane Sandy, its impact and the future of storm protection.

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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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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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The Killer Whale’s Killer Weapon–Its Brain The Killer Whale’s Killer Weapon–Its Brain
Contrary to the friendly depictions offered up by ocean theme parks, the killer whale (also known as the orca or blac...
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A shift of power is taking place at the top of the world. The Arctic is undergoing a dramatic change, and with this change one iconic Arctic hunter may soon have to gi...