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Air Date: Wed, Jul 1, 2020 8:00 PM
More than 30 animatronic spy cameras disguised as animals secretly record animal behavior in the wild. These “spy creatures” reveal that animals show emotions and behavior similar to humans – a capacity to love, grieve, deceive, cooperate and invent.
Air Date: Fri, May 29, 2020 8:00 PM
Discover the ingenious inventor behind the beautiful face as the Hollywood star tells her own story in a newly discovered interview. Learn how Hedy Lamarr’s pioneering work is the basis for secure WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth technology.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 19, 2020 9:00 PM
Worshiped as a goddess, condemned as satanic and spun into a stunning array of breeds, cats have long fascinated humans.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 12, 2020 9:00 PM
Dogs have long been dependable companions by our sides. But it wasn’t always that way-and a look at their closest living relative, the wolf, makes it clear why. Researchers reveal how humans tamed fearsome canines over tens of thousands of years, and how modern dog intelligence and behaviors have made them indispensable companions.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 9:00 PM
What would it be like to go inside the mind of an animal? We have all gazed into a creature’s eyes and wondered: what is it thinking about? What does it really know? Now, the revolutionary science of animal cognition is revealing hard evidence about how animals understand the world around them, uncovering their […]
Air Date: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 9:00 PM
The promise and perils of AI; from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the US and China. A new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 9:00 PM
Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs in a fiery global catastrophe. An amazing new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over, ultimately evolving into the huge array of species, including humans, that rule the Earth today.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 3, 2019 8:00 PM
This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking’s life. Told for the first time in Hawking’s own words and with unique access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking’s world.
Air Date: Wed, May 29, 2019 9:00 PM
Retrace Einstein’s thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity, illuminating the theory of general relativity – and Einstein’s brilliance – as never before.
Air Date: Wed, May 29, 2019 8:00 PM
Ironically, every dead elephant with its ivory intact is a reason to celebrate. It means an elephant died of natural causes, not bullets, snares or poison, and a soul was allowed to be celebrated and mourned by its herd.
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