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NOVA(TV show/series, 1974-)

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| 55min per episode | Genre: Documentary

Documentation in 49 seasons with 933 episodes

NOVARating: 3.6/5 (with 37 votes)
Nova (styled as NOVΛ) is an American popular science television program produced by WGBH in Boston, Massachusetts since 1974. It is broadcast on PBS in the United States, and in more than 100 other countries. The program has won many major television awards. Nova often includes interviews with scientists doing research in the subject areas covered and occasionally includes footage of a particular discovery. Some episodes have focused on the history of science. Examples of topics covered include the following: Colditz Castle,the Drake equation,elementary particles,the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens,Fermat's Last Theorem,the AIDS epidemic, global warming,moissanite,Project Jennifer,storm chasing,Unterseeboot 869,Vinland,Tarim mummies, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Nova programs have been praised for their pacing, writing, and editing. Websites that accompany the segments have also won awards. ()
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About NOVA

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


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NOVA Seasons and Episodes

01/05/2022Season 49 - 8 episodes
#1 | 01/05/2022High-Risk High-Rise
Gleaming symbols of prestige, skyscrapers are an ingenious way to save space in dense urban areas. But even as we devise ways to defend them against fires, wind, and earthquakes, can we also make them more livable, interactive, and eco-friendly?
#2 | 01/12/2022Butterfly Blueprints
The hidden scientific secrets of butterflies reveal them to be more inventive and resilient than we ever imagined. Follow their extraordinary life cycle and migrations to tropical rainforests, windswept prairies, and even inside a chrysalis as it’s being spun.
#3 | 01/19/2022Alaskan Dinosaurs
#4 | 01/26/2022Ancient Maya Metropolis - in 3d
#5 | 02/02/2022Arctic Sinkholes - in 10d
#6 | 02/09/2022Secrets in the Scat - in 17d
#7 | 02/16/2022Mammoth Hunters - in 24d
#8 | 02/23/2022Augmented - in 31d
01/14/2021Season 48 - 22 episodes
02/05/2020Season 47 - 16 episodes
01/02/2019Season 46 - 23 episodes
01/10/2018Season 45 - 23 episodes
09/07/2016Season 44 - 28 episodes
09/16/2015Season 43 - 22 episodes
09/10/2014Season 42 - 22 episodes
09/11/2013Season 41 - 22 episodes
10/10/2012Season 40 - 20 episodes
09/07/2011Season 39 - 19 episodes
10/19/2010Season 38 - 18 episodes
10/06/2009Season 37 - 18 episodes
10/07/2008Season 36 - 17 episodes
10/09/2007Season 35 - 17 episodes
09/05/2006Season 34 - 15 episodes
09/20/2005Season 33 - 16 episodes
09/28/2004Season 32 - 15 episodes
09/30/2003Season 31 - 18 episodes
09/03/2002Season 30 - 16 episodes
10/02/2001Season 29 - 17 episodes
10/24/2000Season 28 - 17 episodes
10/05/1999Season 27 - 21 episodes
10/06/1998Season 26 - 19 episodes
10/07/1997Season 25 - 19 episodes
10/01/1996Season 24 - 21 episodes
10/10/1995Season 23 - 19 episodes
01/09/1995Season 22 - 13 episodes
01/18/1994Season 21 - 20 episodes
01/05/1993Season 20 - 20 episodes
01/14/1992Season 19 - 20 episodes
01/08/1991Season 18 - 19 episodes
01/09/1990Season 17 - 20 episodes
01/17/1989Season 16 - 20 episodes
01/19/1988Season 15 - 22 episodes
01/20/1987Season 14 - 21 episodes
01/21/1986Season 13 - 21 episodes
01/15/1985Season 12 - 20 episodes
01/17/1984Season 11 - 20 episodes
01/18/1983Season 10 - 21 episodes
01/10/1982Season 9 - 19 episodes
01/06/1981Season 8 - 20 episodes
01/15/1980Season 7 - 20 episodes
01/04/1979Season 6 - 19 episodes
01/04/1978Season 5 - 20 episodes
01/05/1977Season 4 - 20 episodes
01/04/1976Season 3 - 20 episodes
11/03/1974Season 2 - 17 episodes
03/03/1974Season 1 - 13 episodes
07/13/1999Specials - 3 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 17 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 03/03/1974
Latest episode released on: 01/12/2022
Composer: Walter Werzowa, Ray Loring, Mark Adler
Keywords: nature

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:1454, Added: 05/11/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2022