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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NOVA Wonders What's the Universe Made Of?

53:11

Peer into the deep unknowns of the universe to explore its mysteries.



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NOVA Wonders What's Living in You?

53:40

Discover how a world of microbes living in and on you can make you sick.

NOVA Wonders Can We Make Life?

53:46

A revolution in gene editing technology enables scientists to create and edit DNA.

NOVA Wonders Are We Alone?

53:38

Hunt for clues in the universes to answer one of humanity’s biggest questions.

NOVA Wonders Can We Build a Brain?

53:43

How does today's artificial intelligence actually work-and is it truly intelligent?

NOVA Wonders What Are Animals Saying?

52:57

Can we crack the code of animal communication?

Decoding the Weather Machine

01:53:21

Discover how Earth’s intricate climate system is changing.