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NOVA

NOVA

PBS 1974

Seen in more than 100 countries, NOVA is the most watched science television series in the world and the most watched documentary series on PBS. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.

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The 10 Best Episodes of NOVA

NOVA - S1E12

#1 - Fusion: The Energy Promise

10.00

Season 1 - Episode 12

Nuclear fusion offers the promises of an unlimited, clean source of energy. But achieving fusion has proved one of the most difficult and elusive goals of the physicist. NOVA tells the story of the twists and turns and the international competition along the road toward the achievement of fusion; and details the recent breakthroughs which seem at last to have brought it within reach.

The episode was rated from 2 votes.

NOVA - S13E16

#2 - Is Anybody Out There?

10.00

Season 13 - Episode 16

Could there be life beyond Earth? Only recently has it become possible to scan the skies in a systematic attempt to find out. NOVA joins the search with guest host Lily Tomlin.

The episode was rated from 1 votes.

NOVA - S16E2

#3 - The Last Journey of a Genius

10.00

Season 16 - Episode 2

NOVA looks at the bongo-playing scientist, adventurer, safecracker and yarn-spinner Richard Feynman, most recently famous for his role as gadfly of the Presidential Commission investigating the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.

The episode was rated from 1 votes.

NOVA - S16E13

#4 - Design Wars!

10.00

Season 16 - Episode 13

NOVA examines the entries put forward by five architects and their teams, in a tough competition to choose a design for the new Chicago Public Library. The show gives viewers a chance to see the variation between the designs, as well as taking a closer look at the winning plan.

The episode was rated from 1 votes.

NOVA - S20E2

#5 - Can Bombing Win a War?

10.00

Season 20 - Episode 2

The Gulf War was fought in 38 days of non-stop bombing and four days of swift ground action. Did bombing win it? NOVA looks at the history of strategic bombing and asks whether bombing has now achieved preeminence in warfare.

The episode was rated from 1 votes.

NOVA - S27E3
#6 - Secrets Of Lost Empires: Medieval Siege
10.00
Season 27 - Episode 3

In the film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, a team of timber framers and other specialists design, build, and fire a pair of trebuchets, a devastating engine of war popular in the Middle Ages.

The episode was rated from 1 votes.
NOVA - S29E14
#7 - Sinking City Of Venice
10.00
Season 29 - Episode 14

Experts struggle to save the City of Canals before it vanishes beneath the waves.

The episode was rated from 1 votes.
NOVA - S30E10
#8 - Infinite Secrets
10.00
Season 30 - Episode 10

A battered manuscript turns up after 1000 years revealing the mind of the Greek genius Archimedes

The episode was rated from 1 votes.
NOVA - S34E11
#9 - Marathon Challenge
10.00
Season 34 - Episode 11

13 amateurs train for the 26.2 mile Boston Marathon.

The episode was rated from 1 votes.
NOVA - S34E5
#10 - Saved By The Sun
9.33
Season 34 - Episode 5

NOVA explores solar energy and its contribution towards getting humanity off of fossil fuels.

The episode was rated from 3 votes.

Last updated: jun 24, 2021

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