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The longest-running science series on television, Nova offers an informative and entertaining look at challenging subjects. Whether exploring a galaxy or an atom, the series ventures beyond the numbers and into the personalities responsible for the discoveries, and the social consequences of events in the lab.

Nova: "Making Stuff Wilder"

What happens when engineers open up nature’s toolbox? David Pogue explores bold innovations inspired by the Earth’s greatest inventor, life itself. From underwater wi-fi based on dolphin communication, to robotic “mules” and “cheetahs” for the military, to swarms of robotic bees, Pogue travels the world seeing the “wildest” ideas put into action in new inventions and technologies.

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See also: Nova ScienceNow with host David Pogue

Making Stuff Wilder

Making Stuff Wilder

NOVA

Explore bold innovations inspired by the Earth’s greatest inventor, life itself.

60 min.

Killer Landslides

Killer Landslides

NOVA

A look at what may have caused a massive landslide.

60 min.

Emperor's Ghost Army

Emperor's Ghost Army

NOVA

The terra-cotta army of Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huang.

60 min.

Bigger Than T. rex

Bigger Than T. rex

NOVA

Follow the paleontologists who are reconstructing a terrifying carnivore dubbed Spinosaurus.

60 min.

First Air War

First Air War

NOVA

Uncover secrets of some colorful and deadly early flying machines and explore their role in WWI.

60 min.

Ben Franklin's Balloons

Ben Franklin's Balloons

NOVA

Watch the re-creation of an 18th-century hot air balloon, using period tools and materials.

60 min.

Schedule

Friday
12/19/14 2:00 PM
WGBH World
Friday
12/19/14 3:00 PM
WGBH World
Sunday
12/21/14 1:00 AM
WGBX 44
Sunday
12/21/14 2:00 AM
WGBX 44
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