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The longest-running science series on television, Nova offers an informative and entertaining look at challenging subjects. Whether exploring a galaxy or an atom, the series ventures beyond the numbers and into the personalities responsible for the discoveries, and the social consequences of events in the lab.

Nova: "Sinkholes: Buried Alive "

Sinkholes have swallowed highways, apartment buildings, horses, camels, even golfers, with monster-size holes cracking the earth from Siberia to Louisiana. With compelling eyewitness video of dramatic collapses, and following scientists as they explore the underlying forces behind these natural disasters, NOVA travels the globe to investigate what it’s like to have your world vanish beneath your feet.

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See also: Nova ScienceNow with host David Pogue

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.

Sunken Ship Rescue

Sunken Ship Rescue

NOVA

Follow the epic operation to secure, raise, and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship

60 min.

Big Bang Machine

Big Bang Machine

NOVA

Watch as CERN scientists prepare to restart the history-making Large Hadron Collider.

60 min.

Exclusive: Edward Snowden on Cyber Attacks

Exclusive: Edward Snowden on Cyber Attacks

NOVA

The former NSA contractor sat down with NOVA to discuss the future of cyber warfare.

Rise of the Drones

Rise of the Drones

NOVA

The technologies behind drone aircraft are investigated.

60 min.

Schedule

Friday
1/30/15 12:00 AM
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Friday
1/30/15 5:00 AM
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Friday
1/30/15 8:00 AM
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1/30/15 2:00 PM
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