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Release:
1994
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Is "Lucy" the missing link that bridges the gap between human and ape? In the first installment of a three-part television documentary, Nova investigates this question by following anthropologist Donald Johanson to the actual location in Ethiopia where he found the fossilized remains of this pre-historic ape. ~ Thomas Carpenter, Rovi
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Release:
2004
This documentary takes a look at a number of 2000 year old artifacts found...
NOVA: The Great Escape - The Most Daring Allied Prison Escape of World War II
Release:
2004
It was undoubtedly the most ingenious and brilliant act of self-liberation...
NOVA: The Boldest Hoax
Release:
2005
NOVA reconstructs and dissects a decades-old unsolved mystery in this...
NOVA: Welcome to Mars
Release:
2005
After a pair of near-disastrous incidents with the Space Shuttle, all eyes...
NOVA: Saving the National Treasures
Release:
2005
Saving the National Treasures documents the care and restoration of...
NOVA: The Viking Deception
Release:
2005
This episode of the documentary series NOVA, "The Viking Deception,"...
NOVA: Hitler's Sunken Secret
Release:
2005
In the decades since it first arrived on television, PBS's hugely popular...
NOVA: Volcano Under the City
Release:
2005
In Volcano Under the City, NOVA researchers take a sojourn to Mt....
NOVA: Typhoid Mary - The Most Dangerous Woman in America
Release:
2005
This film examines the outbreak of Typhoid Fever that sacked the posh...
NOVA: Storm That Drowned a City
Release:
2005
NOVA: Hurricane Katrina - The Storm That Drowned a City analyzes how...
NOVA: Sinking the Supership
Release:
2005
It was a little-known episode of WWII that has nonetheless gained notoriety...
NOVA: Mystery of the Megaflood
Release:
2006
Not so far back, an iconoclastic geologist began theorizing - in the face...
NOVA: The Perfect Corpse
Release:
2006
NOVA: The Perfect Corpse consists of scientists figuring out crucial facts...
NOVA: Arctic Passage
Release:
2006
The prized route between the Atlantic and Pacific so desperately searched...
NOVA: Bone Diggers: Australia's Lost Marsupials
Release:
2007
As originally screened on the Boston PBS affiliate WGBH, the...
A Walk to Beautiful
Release:
2007
Filmmaker Mary Olive Smith addresses the troubling topic of obstetric...
NOVA: Doctors' Diaries
Release:
2009
Discover what it takes to become a true member of the medical tribe as the...
NOVA: Last Extinction
Release:
2009
Approximately 13,000 years after the mighty mammoth and 35 other groups of...
NOVA: Extreme Ice
Release:
2009
The apparent acceleration in the melting of glaciers and ice sheets is...
NOVA: Building Pharaoh's Ship
Release:
2010
Join the adventure-seekers at NOVA as they seek the answers to a mystery...
NOVA: 3D Spies of WWII - Destroying Hitler's Top Secret Rockets
Release:
2012
This installment of NOVA examines the WWII Allied initiative to locate Nazi...
NOVA: Bombing Hitler's Dams
Release:
2012
This installment of NOVA examines a 1943 Allied raid that employed a...
NOVA: Building Pharaoh's Chariot
Release:
2013
Experts build and test two replicas of ancient Egyptian chariots to learn...
NOVA: Earth From Space
Release:
2013
Satellite data is transformed into visual sequences that detail the...
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