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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...

The next Pompeii
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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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

The violence paradox
DVD
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...

Rise of the superstorms
DVD
2018
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In summer 2017, three monster hurricanes swept in from the Atlantic one after another, shattering storm records and killing hundreds of people. Dive into the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. How...

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...

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...

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...

Killer floods
DVD
2018
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Scientists investigate floods occurring in the remote past that evidence shows to have been of a magnitude far greater than even the more extreme floods of today. The possibility of such floods recurring and the connecti...

Cuba's cancer hope
DVD
2020
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NOVA explores the fascinating history of Cuban biomedical research and follows the journey of two cancer patients, one from the island and one from the U.S, receiving new vaccines. As they prove effective in some patient...

Cold case JFK
DVD
2014
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For decades, the assassination of John F. Kennedy has fueled dark rumors of conspiracies and mishandled evidence. Now, fifty years later, NOVA asks: Could modern investigators do better? See how state-of-the art forensic...

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...

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...

To the moon
DVD
2000
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Presents the story behind the Apollo space program, including the historic walk on the moon in 1969.

Black hole apocalypse
DVD
2018
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Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

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