NOVA chronicles the miners’ 69-day ordeal and the work of a global team of engineers who struggled tirelessly around the clock in a desperate bid to bring the trapped miners safely to the surface.
Elevators move millions of passengers every day. In TRAPPED IN AN ELEVATOR, NOVA reveals the secret life of these ubiquitous machines.
Dogs Decoded reveals the science behind the remarkable bond between humans and their dogs.
The story of Stonehenge is being rewritten.
Join NOVA and National Geographic as they embark on two groundbreaking expeditions to expose new clues buried in the pockmarked desert of Jordan and seek to reveal the source of the great wealth that powered the first mighty Biblical kingdoms.
Can Antarctica?s climate past offer clues to what may happen to our warming planet?
NOVA follows a team of US geologists as they first enter Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 epic earthquake, hunting for crucial evidence that will help them determine what the risks are of a new killer quake.
What is the strongest material in the world?
How small can we go?
Most modern materials are dangerous to the environment, but what about cleaning up our world?
What can nature teach us about building smarter materials?
Augmenting human intelligence is a lot tougher than it looks, but scientists are edging closer with machines like “Watson,” an IBM computing system that is gearing up to compete on the game show JEOPARDY!
NOVA reveals how venom causes the body to shut down, arteries to bleed uncontrollably and limbs to go black and die.
A unique look at the science behind the catastrophe.
Can emerging technology defeat global warming?