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NOVA, Ship That Changed the World
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directed by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Owen Palmquist, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Educational Foundation and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
Some five centuries ago, a major revolution overturned traditional ship designs. Modern scholars and historians trying to study exactly what happened at this crucial moment have always faced a problem: There’s a hole in our history. All of the ships dating back to this key period of transformation have long ago...
directed by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Owen Palmquist, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Educational Foundation and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
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Untold: America Explained, Y2K: Countdown to Catastrophe
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
Learn about the Y2K Bug Crisis that led millions to believe at the dawn of the millennium that computers around the world would crash, causing the end of civilization.
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Dr. Alessandra Abe Pacini: Extreme Weather from the Sun to the Earth
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directed by Daniel Leonard Bernardi, fl. 2015; produced by Daniel Leonard Bernardi, fl. 2015, El Dorado Films (El Dorado Hills, CA: El Dorado Films, 2020), 14 mins
Alessandra Pacini, solar physicist and mother of two, has dedicated her life to researching our sun and its relation to the rest of our solar system. Traveling across the globe with her family, from Finland to Puerto Rico, Alessandra is on a mission to discover the great mysteries of our solar system.
directed by Daniel Leonard Bernardi, fl. 2015; produced by Daniel Leonard Bernardi, fl. 2015, El Dorado Films (El Dorado Hills, CA: El Dorado Films, 2020), 14 mins
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NOVA, A to Z: How Writing Changed the World
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directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
Where would we be without the world’s alphabets? Writing has played a vital role in the expansion and domination of cultures throughout history. But researchers are only now uncovering the origin story to our own alphabet, which may have gotten its beginnings in a turquoise mine thousands of years ago. From the...
directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13, A to Z: The First Alphabet
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directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
Just as writing changed the course of human history, the evolution of paper and printing revolutionized the spread of information. The printing press kicked off the Industrial Revolution that fast-tracked us to the current digital age. But as the millennia-old tradition of penmanship falls out of favor, should we...
directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
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Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 1, Water
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directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
The story of energy begins with water. How can we make energy and water less energy-intensive? WATER traces a centuries-long journey across the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and the United States to show the history of energy and water.
directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
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Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 2, Food
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directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
How do we harness energy to feed our growing population without the downsides of industrialization? FOOD traces a centuries-long journey across Europe, Asia, and the United States to show us the energy it takes to bring us our food.
directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
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Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 3, Wealth
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directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
Before modern energy, wealth was tied to land ownership. Today, wealth is tied to energy and who controls it. WEALTH traces a centuries-long journey across the world to show us the energy that gives us wealth.
directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
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Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 4, Cities
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directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
Cities shape our relationship with the natural and built environment and consume 40% of U.S. energy. CITIES traces the journey across the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and North America to show us the energy that gave us modern cities.
directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 55 mins
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Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 5, Transportation
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directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 50 mins
Machines help us travel over land and across the sky but require an enormous amount of energy. TRANSPORTATION traces a centuries-long journey across the world to show us the energy that brings us modern transportation.
directed by Mat Hames, 1971-; produced by Beth Hames, fl. 2006, in Power Trip: The Story of Energy, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 50 mins
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