NOVA

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

Episodes

  • Star Chasers of Senegal

    A visionary scientist investigates the deep history of astronomy in West Africa.
  • London Super Tunnel

    Thousands race to build Europe's biggest construction project–London's new railroad.
  • Zero to Infinity

    Discover how the concepts of zero and infinity revolutionized mathematics.
  • Crypto Decoded

    What exactly is crypto, and how does it work? This technology is more than just money.
  • Nazca Desert Mystery

    Who created the Nazca lines and why? New clues to one of the greatest ancient enigmas.
  • Ocean Invaders

    Meet one of the ocean’s most beautiful and destructive species: Lionfish.
  • Can Psychedelics Cure?

    Psychedelics are unlocking new ways to treat conditions like addiction and depression.
  • Computers v. Crime

    Is artificial intelligence making policing and courts fairer, or is it increasing bias?

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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