NOVA

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

Episodes

  • NOVA Universe Revealed: Age of Stars

    Voyage to discover the sun’s place in a grand cycle of birth, death and renewal.
  • Arctic Drift

    Join scientists on a daring polar voyage to uncover the Arctic’s climate secrets.
  • Particles Unknown

    Join the hunt for the universe’s most common—yet most elusive and baffling—particle.
  • The Cannabis Question

    As state-legalized cannabis spreads, NOVA explores its little-known risks and benefits.
  • Bat Superpowers

    Could the source of the deadliest viruses hold the secret to a healthier and longer life?
  • Ship That Changed the World

    As we excavate a 500-year-old wreck, learn the secrets behind history’s great ships.
  • Great Electric Airplane Race

    Will electric planes replace polluting airliners and lead to flying taxis in our cities?
  • Hindenburg: The New Evidence

    A revealing new investigation of one of history’s most iconic aviation disasters.

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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