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Season 42


Petra - Lost City Of Stone (#4205)

More than two thousand years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what ...

Building Wonders: Hagia Sophia - Istanbul's Ancient Mystery (#4204)

Istanbul's magnificent Hagia Sophia has survived on one of the world's most active seismic faults, ...

Sinkholes - Buried Alive (#4203)

In Tampa, Florida, in February 2013, a giant hole in the ground opened up and swallowed half a ...

Sunken Ship Rescue (#4202)

NOVA follows the epic operation to secure, raise and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ...

Big Bang Machine (#4201)

On July 4, 2012, scientists at the giant atom smashing facility at CERN announced the discovery of ...

Season 41


First Man on the Moon (#4122)

Airs: Wednesday, March 2
When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, he won instant fame. Yet this accomplished engineer and ...

Killer Landslides (#4121)

In less than two minutes in March, a one-square-mile field of debris slammed into the Washington ...

Emperor's Ghost Army (#4120)

In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army of cavalry, ...

Bigger Than T.Rex (#4119)

Almost a century ago, paleontologists found the first tantalizing hints of a monster even bigger ...

First Air War (#4118)

When World War I began in 1914, the air forces of the opposing nations consisted of handfuls of ...

Ben Franklin's Balloons (#4117)

The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors and aeronauts in ...

Why Planes Vanish (#4116)

The disappearance of Flight MH370 stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a ...

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