NOVA

Explore scientific discoveries on television's most acclaimed science documentary series.

Episodes

  • Rebuilding Notre Dame

    A team tackles the restoration of iconic Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Saving Venice

    Can innovative engineering projects save Venice?
  • Ending HIV in America

    Can innovative drugs and therapies finally end HIV?
  • Ultimate Space Telescope

    Discover how NASA engineers built and launched the most ambitious telescope of all time.
  • Ice Age Footprints

    Ancient footprints provide new evidence of humans and extinct giant beasts of the Ice Age.
  • Why Ships Crash

    How could a single ship cause a major supply chain crisis around the globe?
  • Dinosaur Apocalypse: The Last Day

    Scientists use new fossils to reconstruct the day the dinosaurs died.
  • Dinosaur Apocalypse: The New Evidence

    Striking new fossils paint a picture of life right before the asteroid impact.

Specials

  • Looking for Life on Mars (with Audio Description)

    NASA launches its most ambitious search yet for traces of ancient life on Mars.
  • Beyond the Elements: Life (with Audio Description)

    Discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and everything in it—including us.
  • Beyond the Elements: Indestructible (with Audio Description)

    Discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and everything in it—including us.
  • Beyond the Elements: Reactions (with Audio Description)

    Discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and everything in it—including us.
  • Secrets in our DNA (with Audio Description)

    What can DNA testing companies reveal about our ancestry and health, and at what risk?
  • Front Row Seat to Saturn

    Out near Saturn, the spacecraft Cassini has just entered its final and riskiest chapter.
  • Animal Mummies

    How and why did the ancient Egyptians mummify their pets and other creatures?
  • Invisible Universe Revealed

    Follow the historic rescue of Hubble—the space telescope that unveiled the cosmos.

About NOVA

NOVA brings you stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow, from how our ancestors lived, to whether parallel universes exist, to how technology will transform our lives. Visit the official website to watch full-length documentaries, or explore our world through short-form video, on our digital publication NOVA Next.

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