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PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

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Zeppelin Terror Attack

A look at how Germany's war zeppelins, the biggest flying machines ever made, were built and flown.

Sat, Sep 30 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Sep 26 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Sep 26 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Mon, Sep 25 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Thu, Aug 31 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Wed, Aug 30 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Emperor's Ghost Army

The 8,000 buried clay warriors of China's first emperor are researched using 3D computer modeling.

Mon, Sep 18 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Sep 23 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Sep 19 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Sep 19 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Killer Landslides

Geologist investigate what triggered the deadly landslide in the Washington state community of Oso.

Mon, Oct 2 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Thu, Sep 7 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 8 at 3:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, Sep 6 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Inside Einstein's Mind

Einstein's simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity are examined.

Sat, Sep 16 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Sep 12 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Sep 12 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Mon, Sep 11 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Wild Ways

Newly established wildlife corridors may offer a glimmer of hope to some endangered species.

Sat, Aug 19 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Eclipse Over America

The first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation is observed.

Sat, Aug 26 at 2:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Aug 24 at 11:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Wed, Aug 23 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Aug 24 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Mon, Aug 21 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Aug 24 at 2:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Aug 22 at 2:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Death Dive to Saturn

Join NOVA on a suspenseful ride as the Cassini space probe dives into Saturn's atmosphere.

Thu, Sep 14 at 2:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sun, Sep 17 at 4:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, Sep 13 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Secrets of the Shining Knight

Discover what it was like to be a knight in shining armor and follow the historic manufacturing process. Join master armorers as they re-engineer the Greenwich armor-considered some of the greatest armor ever made-and then put it to the test.

Wed, Oct 4 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ghosts of Stonehenge

Who built Stonehenge and why? Discover how the last decade of groundbreaking archaeological digs has revealed major new clues to Britain's enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it.

Wed, Oct 11 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Forbidden City

For nearly 500 years, Beijing's complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural masterpiece, long hidden from western eyes, as experts use ancient craft secrets to restore its fading grandeur.

Wed, Oct 18 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Killer Volcanoes

Join NOVA and a team of volcanologists looking for an elusive volcanic mega-eruption that plunged the medieval earth into a deep freeze. Investigate the geologic evidence from Greenland all the way to Antarctica to identify the 750-year-old culprit.

Wed, Oct 25 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

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