Nova Science Now

From the award-winning producers of NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW is a fast-paced and provocative science magazine show that highlights four timely science and technology stories per episode. Launched in 2005, the show is hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Buy

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S5 Ep6: What's The Next Big Thing?


Greet the future: social robots, a "smart" electric grid & microbes that make diesel fuel.

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S5 Ep5: Where Did We Come From?


Explore the origin of our solar system and the start of life itself.

S5 Ep4: How Smart Are Animals?


Dogs, dolphins, parrots and even octopuses (mere mollusks!) may be smarter than you think.

S5 Ep3: How Does the Brain Work?


Explore the psychology of magic tricks, magnetic wands, artificial intelligence, and more.

S5 Ep2: Can We Live Forever?


See artificial organs, suspended animation, genes that impact aging, and lifelike avatars.

S5 Ep1: Can We Make It to Mars?


See new space suits, foods, plasma rockets, and meet a Mars rover driver.

S3 Ep6: Phoenix Mars Lander, Brain Trauma, Mammoth Mystery,


Season 3: Episode 6