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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Bird Brain

53:30

Watch as birds solve puzzles and challenge our basic notions of intelligence.



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Black Hole Apocalypse

01:52:46

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

Day the Dinosaurs Died

53:30

Experts drill into the impact crater of an asteroid that created a worldwide cataclysm.

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.

Treasures of the Earth: Power

53:10

Drill underground to see the treasures that power our world—today and into the future.