NOVA

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

Episodes

  • Arctic Sinkholes

    In the Arctic, enormous releases of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, threaten the climate
  • Ancient Maya Metropolis

    Explore great ancient Maya cities and why their inhabitants abandoned them.
  • Alaskan Dinosaurs

    Intrepid paleontologists discover that dinosaurs thrived in the Arctic’s cold and dark.
  • Butterfly Blueprints

    Explore how the scientific secrets of butterflies are inspiring technological innovations.
  • High-Risk High-Rise

    Can skyscrapers be made safer, more efficient, and livable in our rapidly growing cities?
  • NOVA Universe Revealed: Big Bang

    Venture back to the birth of space and time as NOVA probes the mystery of the Big Bang.
  • NOVA Universe Revealed: Black Holes

    Take a seat on the ultimate thrill ride as NOVA explores the universe’s strangest objects.
  • NOVA Universe Revealed: Alien Worlds

    Visit exotic worlds orbiting distant suns as NOVA tackles the big question: are we alone?

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.
  • Secrets of the Sky Tombs

    Evidence discovered in the world’s highest tombs reveals ancient rituals and beliefs.
  • Animal Mummies

    How and why did the ancient Egyptians mummify their pets and other creatures?

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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