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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: "Manhunt—Boston Bombers"

Wednesday, April. 29 at 9pm on WGBH 2

At 2:50 p.m. on April 15, two bomb blasts turned the Boston Marathon finish line from a scene of triumph to tragedy, leaving three dead, hundreds injured and a city gripped by heartbreak and terror. Less than five days later, the key suspects were identified and apprehended, with one dead, the other in custody. How did investigators transform the chaos of the bombing into a coherent trail of clues, pointing to the accused killers? NOVA follows the manhunt step-by-step, examining the role modern technology — combined with old-fashioned detective work — played in cracking the case.

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Schedule

Sunday
4/26/15 1:00 AM
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Sunday
4/26/15 4:00 AM
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Wednesday
4/29/15 9:00 PM
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Thursday
4/30/15 2:00 AM
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