Nova

NOVA brings you stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow, from how our ancestors lived, to whether parallel universes exist, to how technology will transform our lives. Visit the official website to watch full-length documentaries, or explore our world through short-form video, on our digital publication NOVA Next.

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Great Escape at Dunkirk

52:59

How courage and ingenuity saved Allied troops during the epic Dunkirk operation in 1940.



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First Face of America

53:06

Discover remains of a 13,000 year-old teenager in an underwater cave in Mexico.

The Impossible Flight

01:52:58

For the first time, two intrepid pilots fly a solar-powered airplane around the world.

Black Hole Apocalypse

01:52:46

Take a mind-blowing voyage to the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

School of the Future - Spanish Version

01:53:25

How can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?

Poisoned Water

54:07

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

Holocaust Escape Tunnel

54:14

At ground zero for the final solution, scientists uncover a story of hope and bravery.