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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: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 8:00 PM
The false alarm alert from Hawai‘i’s Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) on January 13 may have been a wake-up call for everyone. According to a report released this week, Hawai‘i has a long way to go to adequately prepare for a nuclear disaster – or any kind of disaster.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 10:00 PM
Who killed Kim Jong-un’s half-brother? Amid nuclear tensions, the film examines claims that the North Korean leader ordered the assassination, and sheds light on Kim’s intentions and capabilities.
Air Date: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 10:00 PM
This documentary tells the story of Kaoru Ogura, who dedicated his life to telling the world about the Japanese city where the first atomic bomb was dropped. He brought public figures from other countries together with survivors in postwar Hiroshima, even though he himself was born and raised in the U.S.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 8:00 PM
Many Hawai‘i residents are familiar with the story behind the Micronesian migration. Seventy years ago, two nuclear bombs were dropped on Bikini Atoll, setting off 12 years of detonation in the Marshall Islands.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 9:00 PM
Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl’s reactor.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 8:00 PM
Discover the terrifying truth behind one of America’s most dangerous nuclear accidents – the deadly 1980 incident at an Arkansas Titan II missile complex – in this chilling, minute-by-minute account of the long-hidden story.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 9:00 PM
Nearly six years after the earthquake and tsunami that triggered the unprecedented trio of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, scientists and engineers are struggling to control an ongoing crisis at the wrecked plant.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 9:00 PM
An estimated 12,000 people have come to Hawai‘i in search of a better life, primarily from the Marshall Islands and Chuuk, which were affected by U.S. nuclear tests. Many find themselves on government aid or living in homeless encampments on Oahu. How can people displaced by U.S.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 9:00 PM
Four years ago, a devastating earthquake and tsunami triggered a disastrous meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. But at the same time, just seven miles away, the heroic efforts of plant operators under the leadership of Naohiro Masuda saved a second plant, Fukushima Daini.
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