Season 44

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Day the Dinosaurs Died

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

Day the Dinosaurs Died

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Bird Brain

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

Bird Brain

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Extreme Animal Weapons

NOVA uncovers the secrets of nature’s battleground—claws, horns, fangs and all.

Extreme Animal Weapons

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Killer Floods

Scientists uncover geologic evidence of epic floods that tore through ancient landscapes.

Killer Floods

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Killer Hurricanes

Experts reconstruct the Great Hurricane of 1780 to help predict the risk of future storms.

Killer Hurricanes

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Killer Volcanoes

Scientists hunt for a mega-eruption that plunged medieval Earth into a deep freeze.

Killer Volcanoes

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Secrets of the Forbidden City

How has China’s magnificent Forbidden City withstood centuries of earthquakes?

Secrets of the Forbidden City

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Ghosts of Stonehenge

Archaeological research uncovers provocative new clues about Stonehenge.

Ghosts of Stonehenge

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Secrets of the Shining Knight

Discover the world of medieval knights and see how their armor was made.

Secrets of the Shining Knight

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Death Dive to Saturn

Follow Cassini's final days as it skims the cloud tops before plunging into the planet.

Death Dive to Saturn

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Eclipse Over America

The country’s first solar eclipse in 99 years will cast a light on the Sun’s secrets.

Eclipse Over America

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Poisoned Water

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

Poisoned Water

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Chinese Chariot Revealed

A team of experts rebuild an ancient battle chariot to help uncover its design secrets.

Chinese Chariot Revealed

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Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb

Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of the reactor.

Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel

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

Holocaust Escape Tunnel

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Why Trains Crash

Can new crash prevention technology help us avoid deadly train accidents?

Why Trains Crash

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The Origami Revolution

Engineers are using origami to design drugs, micro-robots, and future space missions.

The Origami Revolution

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Ultimate Cruise Ship

Join pioneering shipbuilders as they embark on a feat of maritime engineering.

Ultimate Cruise Ship

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Search for the Super Battery

Explore the hidden world of energy storage and how it holds the keys to a greener future.

Search for the Super Battery

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The Nuclear Option

How will we power the planet without wrecking the climate?

The Nuclear Option

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Secrets of the Sky Tombs

Evidence discovered in the world’s highest tombs reveals ancient rituals and beliefs.

Secrets of the Sky Tombs