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  • NOVA: Ice Age Footprints

    Ancient footprints provide new evidence of humans and extinct giant beasts of the Ice Age.

    Airdate: 5/25/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4908

    OB: 5/25/2022

  • NOVA: Great Escape at Dunkirk

    Discover traces of the ships and planes lost during World War II’s epic Dunkirk operation.

    Airdate: 6/1/2022

    Time: 10:00 - 11:00 PM

    NOVA: 4505

    OB: 2/14/2018

  • NOVA: Touching the Asteroid

    Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx attempts to grab a piece of an asteroid to bring it back to Earth.

    Airdate: 6/1/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4715

    OB: 10/15/2020

  • NOVA: Dead Sea Scroll Detectives

    New technologies help unravel mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls—and uncover million-dollar fakes.

    Airdate: 6/8/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4620

    OB: 11/6/2019

  • NOVA: Polar Extremes

    Paleontologist Kirk Johnson explores the dynamic history—and future—of ice at the poles.

    Airdate: 6/15/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 11:00 PM

    NOVA: 4701

    OB: 2/5/2020

  • NOVA: Look Who's Driving

    Self-driving cars may one day be big business, but will they ever be safer than human drivers?

    Airdate: 6/22/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4619

    OB: 10/23/2019

  • NOVA: Great Electric Airplane Race

    Can new emission-free electric planes replace our polluting airliners and revolutionize personal transportation in our cities?

    Airdate: 6/29/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4807

    OB: 5/26/2021

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