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NOVA, Apollo 13: To the Edge and Back
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directed by Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987 and Noel Buckner, fl. 1984; produced by Noel Buckner, fl. 1984 and Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987, Central Independent Television, WGBH Boston and TV Asahi, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
They were 200,000 miles from Earth when an explosion crippled their spacecraft, stranding them, perhaps forever. Relive the thrilling true story of the catastrophic flight of Apollo 13 and the crew's heroic battle against the odds in this NOVA documentary, through first-hand accounts from the pilots, their familie...
directed by Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987 and Noel Buckner, fl. 1984; produced by Noel Buckner, fl. 1984 and Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987, Central Independent Television, WGBH Boston and TV Asahi, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
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NOVA, Cracking the Code of Life
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 55 mins
Robert Krulwich lends a lighthearted touch to genetic science, going inside the amazing, complex and contentious race to decode the human genome. Discover how the study of our DNA made history - and may predict your future.
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 55 mins
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NOVA, The Elegant Universe, Part 1: Einstein's Dream
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 55 mins
Physicist Brian Greene's bestselling book comes to the small screen in this stimulating look at a complicated topic: the search for order in the universe. Is a revolutionary proposal--"string theory"--the answer scientists have been seeking for centuries? Greene tackles the mind-boggling complexity of the theory w...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 55 mins
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NOVA, The Elegant Universe, Part 2: String's the Thing
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 55 mins
Physicist Brian Greene's bestselling book comes to the small screen in this stimulating look at a complicated topic: the search for order in the universe. Is a revolutionary proposal--"string theory"--the answer scientists have been seeking for centuries? Greene tackles the mind-boggling complexity of the theory w...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 55 mins
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NOVA, The Elegant Universe, Part 3: Welcome to the 11th Dimension
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 55 mins
Physicist Brian Greene's bestselling book comes to the small screen in this stimulating look at a complicated topic: the search for order in the universe. Is a revolutionary proposal--"string theory"--the answer scientists have been seeking for centuries? Greene tackles the mind-boggling complexity of the theory w...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 55 mins
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NOVA, Mystery of the Megaflood
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directed by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016, Mentorn Films, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 54 mins
One of the Earth's strangest geological riddles is the evidence for a huge catastrophe that struck eastern Washington State thousands of years ago. It took scientists decades to figure out that a colossal flood had carved out bizarre landscape features strewn across thousands of square miles. On 'Mystery of the Me...
directed by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016, Mentorn Films, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 54 mins
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NOVA, Runaway Universe
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 54 mins
Two rival astronomy teams search for exploding stars, map gigantic galaxies, and grapple with the ultimate question: what is the fate of the universe? NOVA presents the first attempt to explore the riddle of "dark energy"- the mysterious repulsive force that some scientists believe counteracts gravity.
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 54 mins
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NOVA, Ebola: The Plague Fighters
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 54 mins
When a dreaded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus swept through a remote region of Zaire in May 1995, NOVA was the only film crew permitted into the "hot zone." Learn how disease specialists traced the origins of the outbreak by compiling a complete "chain of death" of the epidemic, and why they fear a mutation of...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 54 mins
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NOVA, The Bible's Buried Secrets
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
Go on a scientific journey to the beginnings of modern religion, and dig into both the Bible and the history of the Israelites through the artifacts they left behind. The film focuses on the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament) as the foundation for the great monotheistic religions--Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. T...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
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NOVA, The Big Energy Gamble
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 54 mins
A vast majority of Americans believe we are facing a global climate crisis, but we don't know how the various energy solutions we hear about can help. NOVA looks at everything California--an oasis of energy conservation--is doing, from conservation and efficiency to the development of new sources of carbon-free po...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 54 mins
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