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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, 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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NOVA, Deadliest Earthquakes
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 54 mins
NOVA follows a team of US geologists as they first enter Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 epic earthquake, hunting for crucial evidence that will help them determine what the risks are of a new killer quake. Could this work one day lead to a breakthrough in predicting quakes before they happen? NOVA in...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 54 mins
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NOVA, Japan's Killer Quake
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 55 mins
In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a rising death toll in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of water and power, and the specter of nuclear reactor meltdowns. Japan's Killer Quake combines on-the-spot reporting, personal stories...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 55 mins
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NOVA, Power Surge: Are we finally on the brink of a clean energy revolution?
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produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
Can emerging technology defeat global warming? NOVA travels the globe to reveal the surprising technologies that just might turn back the clock on climate change. Focusing on the latest and greatest innovations, including everything from artificial trees to green reboots of familiar technologies like coal and nucl...
produced by NOVA, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
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