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Air Date: Fri, May 29, 2020 9:30 PM
See how climate change and a booming tourism trade threaten the fragile economy of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, and meet the local artists, ecologists and developers balancing their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges.
Air Date: Wed, May 6, 2020 9:00 PM
Earth’s changing water cycle — and a globalized movement towards water for profit — is forcing changes in humans’ reliance on water.
Air Date: Wed, May 6, 2020 8:00 PM
Travel to the Northern Hemisphere, where the spy creatures learn how animals move, feed and fight. A spy hummingbird films millions of butterflies, and a spy squirrel finds itself in a battle. A spy beaver watches other beavers building dams.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 29, 2020 9:00 PM
Travel into the past to see how water may have driven our own evolution — and created civilizations.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 1, 2019 8:00 PM
Travel with the scientific team granted unprecedented access by the Egyptian government to solve a 4,500 year-old mystery: what lies within the Great Pyramid at Giza. Using non-invasive technologies, they make a historic discovery.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 20, 2019 10:00 PM
Watch as artist Rowan LeCompte and craftsman Dieter Goldkuhle create stained glass windows for Washington National Cathedral.
Air Date: Wed, May 1, 2019 9:00 PM
Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 10:00 PM
Embark on a risky yearlong U.N. peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti with an all-female Bangladeshi police unit. Leaving their families behind, these police officers shatter stereotypes as they rise in the name of building peace.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 9:00 PM
NOVA takes you inside the historic international race to develop the first supersonic airliner, the Concorde. Hear stories from those inside the choreographed effort to design and build Concorde in two countries at once—and the crew members who flew her.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 10:00 PM
Mighty, elemental forces molded North America – fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets and massive impacts from space all shaped our homeland. The epic three-part series unfolds in a forgotten world that existed long before our own, crossed by lost mountain ranges, giant deserts and vast inland seas.
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