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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.

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Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails, and all of our personal information. This data is precious — and cybercriminals want it. Now, NOVA goes behind the scenes of the fast-paced world of cryptography to meet the scientists battling to keep our data safe.


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Building Pharaoh's Chariot

Building Pharaoh's Chariot

NOVA

Follow a team of experts who build and test two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots.

60 min.

Rise of the Hackers

Rise of the Hackers

NOVA

Meet the new global geek squad racing to stay one step ahead of the hackers.

60 min.

Vaccines: Calling the Shots

Vaccines: Calling the Shots

NOVA

Examine the science behind vaccinations, the return of preventable diseases and the risks of opting out.

60 min.

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures

NOVA

After a massive extinction, diverse marsupials came to dominate this isolated continent.

60 min.

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes

NOVA

Part 2 of 4. The move of life from ocean to land.

60 min.

Mystery of a Masterpiece

Mystery of a Masterpiece

NOVA

Examining the work of art sleuths.

1 min.

Schedule

Wednesday
10/1/14 9:00 PM
WGBH 2
Thursday
10/2/14 2:00 AM
WGBX 44
Thursday
10/2/14 3:00 PM
WGBX 44
Thursday
10/2/14 7:00 PM
WGBH World
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