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NOVA, 12, Saving Venice
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directed by Duncan Bulling, fl. 2007; produced by Elena Mortelliti, fl. 2016, NOVA, in NOVA, 12 (San Diego, CA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
Rising sea levels and sinking land threaten to destroy Venice. Leading scientists and engineers battling the forces of nature to try to save this historic city for future generations. Discover the innovative projects and feats of engineering currently underway, including a hi-tech flood barrier, eco-projects to co...
directed by Duncan Bulling, fl. 2007; produced by Elena Mortelliti, fl. 2016, NOVA, in NOVA, 12 (San Diego, CA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
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NOVA, 14, Computers V. Crime
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Kelly Thompson, fl. 2009, NOVA, in NOVA, 14 (San Diego, CA: Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
In police departments and courts across the country, artificial intelligence is being used to help decide who is policed, who gets bail, how offenders should be sentenced, and who gets parole. But is it actually making our law enforcement and court systems fairer and more just? This timely investigation digs into...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Kelly Thompson, fl. 2009, NOVA, in NOVA, 14 (San Diego, CA: Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
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NOVA, 16, Ocean Invaders
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in NOVA, 16 (Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
Lionfish, long prized in home aquariums, have invaded the Atlantic, and are now one of the ocean’s most successful invasive species, wreaking havoc in waters across the globe. Join ocean explorer Danni Washington on a journey to find out how they took over, why they’re doing so much damage, and what can be don...
in NOVA, 16 (Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
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NOVA, 17, Nazca Desert Mystery
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in NOVA, 17 (Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
Who created the Nazca lines, one of archaeology’s greatest enigmas, and why? Recent finds of long-hidden lines and figures etched into the Peruvian desert offer new clues to the origins and purpose behind these giant desert symbols.
in NOVA, 17 (Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
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NOVA, 21, Alaskan Dinosaurs
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directed by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010; produced by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010, Public Broadcasting Service, in NOVA, 21 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
A team of intrepid paleontologists discovers dinosaurs that thrived in the unlikeliest of places—the cold and dark of winter in the Arctic Circle. How did they survive year-round and raise their young in frigid and dark winter conditions? A dinosaur expedition explores a remote, treacherous, and stormy terrain w...
directed by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010; produced by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010, Public Broadcasting Service, in NOVA, 21 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
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NOVA, 22, High-Risk High-Rise
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produced by Caitlin Saks, fl. 2010, Ari Daniel, fl. 2010-2016, Michael Amundson, fl. 2002 and Kristine Allington, fl. 2011-2016, Public Broadcasting Service, in NOVA, 22 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
Every year, hundreds of new skyscrapers are built around the globe. As nations vie for prestige, these shimmering towers are rising higher and higher. But for all their impressive engineering, are these buildings safe? Can we be sure how they will hold up in earthquakes, fires, and other potential disasters? What...
produced by Caitlin Saks, fl. 2010, Ari Daniel, fl. 2010-2016, Michael Amundson, fl. 2002 and Kristine Allington, fl. 2011-2016, Public Broadcasting Service, in NOVA, 22 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 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, 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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