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  • NOVA: Decoding da Vinci

    Discover the science behind Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces—and Mona Lisa's legendary smile.

    Airdate: 12/15/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4621

    OB: 11/13/19

  • NOVA: Decoding the Great Pyramid

    New archeological evidence sheds light on the stunning engineering of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

    Airdate: 12/22/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4604

    OB: 2/6/2019

  • NOVA: Secrets of the Forbidden City

    Explore how China’s magnificent Forbidden City has withstood centuries of earthquakes.

    Airdate: 12/29/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4415

    OB: 10/18/2017

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