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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Rise of the Rockets

53:42

New technologies are promising a new renaissance in space travel.



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Decoding the Great Pyramid

53:44

New archeological evidence shows the stunning engineering of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire

53:21

Journey to Kīlauea volcano to investigate the eruptions that shook Hawaiʻi in 2018.

Apollo's Daring Mission

53:41

Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the story of the first manned mission to the moon.

World's Fastest Animal

53:04

See the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal—the peregrine falcon.

Last B-24

53:44

Dive beneath the sea to the wreckage of a WWII bomber.

Flying Supersonic

53:41

Discover the feats of engineering that made the Concorde the first supersonic airliner.