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NOVA Programs

NOVA | Escape from Nazi Alcatraz

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Watch Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 9pm | Examine an ingenious plan to escape from Colditz Castle, a prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany.

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NOVA | Rise of the Hackers

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Watch Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 9pm | Meet the new global geek squad racing to stay one step ahead of the hackers.

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NOVA | Lethal Seas

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Watch Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9pm | Follow scientists who seek solutions to rising ocean acidity and see their breakthrough discoveries.

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NOVA | Nazi Attack on America

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Watch Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Learn about a little-known attack from the ocean depths that claimed 5,000 American lives.

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NOVA | Manhunt: Boston Bombers

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Watch Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 9pm | Examine how modern technology and old-fashioned detective work found the suspects responsible for two bomb blasts that went off at 117th Boston Marathon finish line.

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NOVA | Invisible Universe Revealed

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Watch Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 9pm | Learn the story of the telescope that changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.

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NOVA | Emperor’s Ghost Army

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Watch Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 9pm | Investigate how and why life-sized terracotta statues were made for Emperor Qin Shi Huang of China.

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NOVA | Alien Planets Revealed

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Watch Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 8pm | Join a mind-bending exploration of strange worlds and the creatures that might exist there.

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NOVA | The Bible’s Buried Secrets

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Watch Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 9pm | This two-hour special breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God and the creation of the Bible.

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NOVA | Petra: Lost City of Stone

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Watch Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 10pm | Follow an archaeologist and sculptors to learn how the people of Petra built their city of stone.

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Phylogenetic trees can tell us where medical problems come from, and how to fight them.

PBS Nature News

Secret of the Hummingbird’s Tongue

Instead of drinking through a straw-like structure as many insects do, hummingbirds use their tongues to lap up nectar. In just a second or so, a hummer can drink up...

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Among the most ancient of animals, rhinoceroses thrived for millions of years before meeting their most deadly enemy: humans. During the past century, the rhinos of...

NOVA scienceNOW News

Five Reasons to Eat Insects

Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.