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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, World in the Balance: The People Paradox
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directed by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; produced by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, Linda Harrar Productions, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 1 hour 53 mins
It took all of human history until 1800 for the world's population to reach its first billion. Now we add a new billion nearly every dozen years. Over the next half century, 98 percent of that growth will take place in our planet's poorest regions. And as the global total swells to nearly 9 billion by 2050, the so...
directed by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; produced by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, Linda Harrar Productions, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 1 hour 53 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, Judgement Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
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directed by Gary Johnstone, 1959- and Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008; produced by Gary Johnstone, 1959-, Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008 and Vanessa Tovell, fl. 1997-2015, Vulcan Productions and Big Table Film Company; performed by Michael Fitzpatrick, fl. 1980-2006, Anthony Edridge, fl. 1996-2015 and Jay Benedict, 1951-, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 1 hour 54 mins
Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania, in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternati...
directed by Gary Johnstone, 1959- and Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008; produced by Gary Johnstone, 1959-, Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008 and Vanessa Tovell, fl. 1997-2015, Vulcan Productions and Big Table Film Company; performed by Michael Fitzpatrick, fl. 1980-2006, Anthony Edridge, fl. 1996-2015 and Jay Benedict, 1951-, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 1 hour 54 mins
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NOVA, Marathon Challenge
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directed by Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014; produced by Hillary Wells, fl. 2007 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 53 mins
Explore what it takes – physically and mentally – for novice runners to make it through a classic test of endurance.
directed by Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014; produced by Hillary Wells, fl. 2007 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 53 mins
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NOVA, Saved by the Sun
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directed by Steven Latham; produced by Larry Klein, fl. 2001, Evan I. Schwartz and Steven Latham, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 53 mins
In the face of global warming and other potentially harmful climate changes, there's new urgency about finding a solution to our uncertain energy future. Breakthroughs in new materials and ingenious designs for solar collectors are transforming the technology into a vastly cheaper, more efficient alternative.
directed by Steven Latham; produced by Larry Klein, fl. 2001, Evan I. Schwartz and Steven Latham, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 53 mins
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NOVA, Ocean Animal Emergency
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produced by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins
The world's oceans are in trouble. Warming seas and man-made pollutants are combining to unleash toxic algae blooms that are decimating whales, sea lions and other marine mammals. NOVA explores this crisis through the exploits of Dr. Frances Gulland, a San Francisco veterinarian who runs an ER for marine mammals.
produced by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins
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NOVA, Last Extinction
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produced by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 54 mins
Fifteen thousand years ago, North America was like the Serengeti on steroids, with mega-creatures roaming a continent teeming with incredible wildlife. But then, in a blip of geologic time, between 15 and 35 magnificent large types of animals went extinct. In this television exclusive, NOVA joins forces with promi...
produced by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 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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NOVA, Mind Over Money
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 55 mins
Mind Over Money investigates the shattering impact the recent global financial meltdown had on how economists think. Why did so few of the brightest minds in finance not only fail to predict the crash but also argue that it was impossible? With insights from experts and scientific experiments that highlight the hi...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 55 mins
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