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Dead Sea scroll detectives
DVD
2020
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They are one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time. First discovered in a cave by a Bedouin shepherd boy in 1947, these fragile parchment relics were written around the time of Christ two millennia ago and inc...

Rise of the rockets
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2019
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Rockets are becoming cheaper and more powerful than before thanks to new technologies. As companies make space more accessible and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration seems to be on the hor...

The truth about fat
DVD
2020
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Scientists are coming to understand fat as a fascinating and dynamic organ - one whose size has more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Through real life stories of hunter-gatherers, sumo wrestlers, a...

Dawn of humanity
DVD
2015
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Nova and National Geographic present exclusive access to an astounding discovery of ancient fossil human ancestors. Deep in a South African cave, a special team of experts has brought to light an unprecedented wealth of ...

Australia's first 4 billion years
DVD
2013
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Of all continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. With help from high-energy host and geologist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters ...

Lost Viking army
DVD
2019
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Forty years ago, hundreds of skeletons were unearthed in a mass grave in an English village. Bioarchaeologist Cat Jarman believes these bones are the last remains of the 'Great Heathen Army,' a legendary Viking fighting ...

The planets
DVD
2019
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Among the stars in the night sky wander the eight-plus worlds of the solar system, each home to truly awe-inspiring sights. Volcanoes three times higher than Everest, geysers erupting with icy plumes, cyclones larger tha...

The violence paradox
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2020
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Violence is all over the news. But some say this is the most peaceful time in history. Journey through time and the human mind to investigate whether violence has declined and witness how people are working to stop viole...

The next Pompeii
DVD
2019
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In the shadow of Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. An eruption could endanger the millions of residents of the city of Naples. Scientists gain new insights into what happened in nearby Pompeii, and...

Why bridges collapse
DVD
2020
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On a rainy August morning in 2018, a massive section of the Polcevera Bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed and killed 43 people, despite having withstood fifty years of traffic. All over American and Europe, thousands of br...

Hunting the elements
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2012
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Where do nature's building blocks, called the elements, come from? They're the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. To unlock their secrets, David...

Decoding Da Vinci
DVD
2019
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On the 500th anniversary of Da Vinci's death, NOVA goes to Italy to explore his life and work. Then, in the basement of the Louvre, scientists and art restoration experts deploy cutting-edge technology to (digitally) pee...

Building wonders
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2015
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In Building Wonders, Nova presents three groundbreaking shows that investigate engineering mysteries of the ancient world with the help of dramatic hands-on experiments. Modern architects use medieval tools to examine th...

Bigger than T. Rex
DVD
2014
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Almost a century ago, paleontologists found the first hints of a monster even bigger than Tyrannosaurus Rex, perhaps the largest predator ever to walk the Earth: fossil bones from a dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus. Bringing ...

Mysteries of sleep
DVD
2020
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Whether it's electric lights, addiction to digital devices, or just the fast pace of modern life, one thing is clear: it seems to be getting harder to get a good night's sleep. Almost 50 percent of Americans say they can...

Cat and dog tales
DVD
2020
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Cat tales: They may have stolen many hearts, and the internet, but cats can be perplexing pets. As much cuddly and playful as they are aloof and uncaring, they've often raised the question: Did humans ever really domesti...

Look who's driving
DVD
2020
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After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now tested on public roads all over the world. Dozens of startups have sprung up alongside established auto and tech giants, who are also testing the waters, to form w...

Pluto and beyond
DVD
2019
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When the New Horizons spacecraft whizzed by Pluto in 2015, Earthlings were dazzled by the breathtaking images it beamed home. They revealed a never-before-seen alien landscape - a world of mountains made of ice mixed wit...

Animal espionage
DVD
2020
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How can animals be studied when the researcher cannot get close to it? Camera traps and drones are revolutionizing wildlife biology by recording the secret lives of animals, from whales and tigers to giant armadillos, al...

Einstein's quantum riddle
DVD
2019
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Einstein called it 'spooky action at a distance,' but today quantum entanglement is poised to revolutionize technology. Physicists have become gradually convinced that quantum entanglement is real, but a few doubts remai...

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