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  • NOVA: Eagle Power

    Follow eagles from the nest to the skies to see what makes these predators so remarkable.

    Airdate: 8/17/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4707

    OB: 5/20/2020

  • NOVA: Operation Lighthouse Rescue

    Join engineers as they race to rescue a historic Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse from certain doom.

    Airdate: 8/24/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4313

    OB: 5/4/16

  • NOVA: The First Alphabet

    Follow the evolution of the written word, from millennia-old carvings in an Egyptian turquoise mine to our modern-day alphabets.

    Airdate: 8/31/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4713

    OB: 9/23/2020

  • NOVA: Nature's Fear Factory

    Scientists are reintroducing wild dogs to restore the park’s “landscape of fear” and with it the natural balance of the ecosystem.

    Airdate: 9/14/2022

    Time: 10:30 - 11:30 PM

    NOVA: 4709

  • NOVA: Cuba's Cancer Hope

    When the U.S. trade embargo left Cuba isolated from medical resources, Cuban doctors were forced to get creative.

    Airdate: 9/21/2022

    Time: 10:00 - 11:00 PM

    NOVA: 4705

    OB: 4/1/2020

  • NOVA: Ending HIV in America

    Science has made extraordinary progress against HIV. Can innovative drugs and therapies finally end it?

    Airdate: 9/21/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4911

    OB: 9/21/22

  • NOVA: Saving Venice

    Rising seas threaten the survival of Venice. Can innovative engineering projects save it?

    Airdate: 9/28/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4912

    OB: 9/28/22

  • NOVA: Rebuilding Notre Dame

    A team of engineers and artisans tackles the restoration of iconic Notre Dame Cathedral.

    Airdate: 10/5/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4913

    OB: 10/5/22

  • NOVA: Computers v. Crime

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

    Airdate: 10/12/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4914

    OB: 10/12/22

  • NOVA: Can Psychedelics Cure

    Psychedelics are unlocking new ways to treat conditions like addiction and depression.

    Airdate: 10/19/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4915

    OB: 10/19/22

  • NOVA: Ocean Invaders

    Meet one of the ocean’s most beautiful and destructive species: Lionfish.

    Airdate: 10/26/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    NOVA: 4916

    OB: 10/26/22

  • NOVA: Crypto Decoded

    From Bitcoin to NFTs, what exactly are cryptocurrencies? And how do they work?

    Airdate: 11/9/2022

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM


    OB: 11/9/2022

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  • NOVA Announces First Collaboration with Acclaimed Filmmaker Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films on a New Documentary: MEDICAL RACISM

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