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Ghosts of Machu Picchu

09/22/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Archeologists probe the ruins of this 'Lost City of the Incas' and unearth sacred burial grounds.

Rise of the Hackers

09/24/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

The fast-paced world of cryptography and the scientists battling to keep data safe are explored.

Vaccines - Calling The Shots

09/29/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Across the world, children are dying from preventable conditions because parents are avoiding shots.

Building Pharaoh's Chariot

10/01/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Archaeologists, engineers and woodworkers test highly accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots.

Forensics On Trial

10/06/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Investigates how today's shaky state of crime science can send innocent men and women to prison.

Why Planes Vanish

10/08/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

The inside story of the search for Flight MH370 features key players from all corners of the globe.

Ben Franklin's Balloons

10/22/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

An accurate replica of the first hot-air balloon is created using 18th-century tools and materials.

First Air War

10/29/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

NOVA explores classic World War I fighters, some of aviation's most deadly early flying machines.

Mind of a Rampage Killer

11/03/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

NOVA correspondent Miles O'Brien investigates new theories about what compels rampage killers.

Bigger Than T.rex

11/05/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Emperor's Ghost Army

11/12/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Killer Landslides

11/19/2014 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

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