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Air Date: Wed, Apr 29, 2020 10:00 PM
The water contamination crisis in Flint, MI, has revealed a disturbing truth about the vulnerabilities of our aging drinking water infrastructure. Discover the chemistry, biology and engineering that led to this disaster.
Air Date: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 7:30 PM
This is the third of four specials in which outstanding HIKI NŌ graduates from the Class of 2019 (and one student from the Class of 2020) gathered at PBS Hawaiʻi to discuss their HIKI NŌ experiences and how they feel the skills they learned from HIKI NŌ will help them in college, the workplace […]
Air Date: Sun, Nov 24, 2019 10:00 PM
Miami is beloved for its beaches and waterfront homes and businesses. See how engineers and planners are trying to protect Miami from rising seas and ever-more-frequent and violent storm surges that could destroy the city’s tourist and business economy.
Air Date: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 10:00 PM
See firsthand why London’s Thames Barrier is no longer enough to keep the city safe from rising tides.
Air Date: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 9:00 PM
Leonardo da Vinci was a Renaissance genius. Not only did he paint masterpieces of art, but he was an obsessive scientist and inventor, dreaming up complex machines centuries ahead of his time, including parachutes, armored tanks, hang gliders, and robots.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 16, 2019 9:00 PM
In 2018, Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapsed, killing 43 people. NOVA investigates what went wrong and explores other bridge collapses across the United States.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 10, 2019 8:00 PM
Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, new scientific discoveries are fueling excitement for a return to the lunar surface — this time, perhaps, to stay. Join the scientists and engineers working to make life on the moon a reality.
Air Date: Tue, May 14, 2019 8:00 PM
A whirlwind tour of 10 engineering feats that made our civilization possible: from the Erie Canal and Eads Bridge, to the Holland Tunnel and Hoover Dam.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 9:00 PM
Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. NOVA follows a pioneering team of ship builders as they embark on what is advertised to be a milestone in maritime engineering.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 31, 2018 7:30 PM
The team interviews Governor David Y. Ige; environmental policy specialist Hoku Ka‘aekuahiwi Pousima inspires Tehani to pursue her interest in law; and biologist Chrystie Naeole advises Keakealani and Traven on how they can maintain their unique identities while pursuing their ideas of success.
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