NOVA is the highest rated science series on television and the most watched documentary series on public television. It is also one of television’s most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.
Examine the science behind vaccinations and the risks of opting out.
Dive teams, submersibles, and robots explore a massive underwater WWII archeological site.
A crack team rebuilds a glider that POWs hoped to catapult off the top of Colditz Castle.
Will analyzing the hunting instincts of this endangered predator reduce deadly attacks?
Can we return apex predators to their natural environments without endangering humans?
Master craftsmen explore how Florence’s monumental dome was built nearly 600 years ago.
Who or what killed hundreds of people hidden in a burial chamber nearly 2,000 years ago?
Bronze age bog bodies reveal the strange beliefs of the long-vanished peoples of Europe.
What made Haiyan so destructive, and how can we prepare for the next monster storm?
Discover how Germany’s Zeppelins rained fiery terror on London in World War I.
Are we alone—and if not, what might the inhabitants of far-flung worlds look like?
Will future asteroids trigger massive extinctions—or be mined for precious minerals?