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Recent Episodes

Invisible Universe Revealed

Invisible Universe Revealed

NOVA

The story of the Hubble Space Telescope.

60 min.

The Great Math Mystery

The Great Math Mystery

NOVA

Take a mathematical mystery tour with Dr. Mario Livio.

Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery

Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery

NOVA

Examine Hagia Sophia’s seismic secrets, which have insured its survival through a dozen earthquakes.

Petra: Lost City of Stone

Petra: Lost City of Stone

NOVA

Follow an archaeologist and sculptors to learn how the people of Petra built their city of stone.

Colosseum: Roman Death Trap

Colosseum: Roman Death Trap

NOVA

Watch a team re-create a lifting machine and trap-door system to release a wolf into the Colosseum.

Sinkholes: Buried Alive

Sinkholes: Buried Alive

NOVA

Sinkholes are examined. The collapses can be gradual.

60 min.

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4/29/15 9:00 PM
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4/30/15 2:00 AM
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