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.
How has this unique structure, built on a seismic fault, survived centuries of quakes?
How did early engineers carve tombs into rock cliffs and funnel water to this desert city?
1500 years ago, how did the Romans engineer bloody spectacles and reenact sea battles?
The catastrophic collapse of the ground beneath our feet is a growing worldwide hazard.
A team of 500 engineers and divers struggle to raise the Costa Concordia cruise ship.
Explore the deepest mysteries of the early universe and the quest to find the Higgs Boson.
He risked his life for the nation and became a world icon, but who was Neil Armstrong?
Explore the forces behind deadly landslides—and the danger zones for the next big one.
Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China’s first emperor.
Meet Spinosaurus—the lost killer of the Cretaceous.
How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes into deadly machines during WWI?
Experts recreate the French's daring first manned flights, which Franklin had chronicled.