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Hunting the Elements Promo

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Premiering April 4, 2012 on PBS

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Name That Element!

Name That Element!

In this quiz, we challenge you to identify the names of 30 "mystery elements" as quickly as you can.

Elemental Bloopers

Elemental Bloopers

Watch David Pogue's hilarious out-takes from NOVA's "Hunting the Elements."

Episodes of NOVA38

Video thumbnail: NOVA Treasures of the Earth: Power

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Treasures of the Earth: Power

Drill underground to see the treasures that power our world—today and into the future.

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Treasures of the Earth: Power

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Treasures of the Earth: Metals

What is it about the nature of metals that have made them a pillar of human civilization?

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Treasures of the Earth: Metals

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Treasures of the Earth: Gems

What processes in the depths of the Earth forge beautiful and precious stones?

53:40

Treasures of the Earth: Gems

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Super Tunnel

Join engineers as they build a massive new railway deep beneath the streets of London.

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Super Tunnel

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Video thumbnail: NOVA Holocaust Survival Tales: Abe

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Holocaust Survival Tales: Abe

In Lithuania during WWII, Abe Gol’s father led Jewish prisoners in a tunnel escape.

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Holocaust Survival Tales: Abe

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Holocaust Survival Tales: Haim

Zalman Matzkin narrowly escaped the Holocaust in Lithuania, managing to build a new life.

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Holocaust Survival Tales: Haim

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Holocaust Survival Tales: Hana

Hana Amir describes her father escaping the Holocaust through a tunnel he helped to dig.

7:50

Holocaust Survival Tales: Hana

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Saving Jewish History

Jewish scholars in Lithuania risked death in WWII to save their literature from the Nazis.

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Saving Jewish History

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Nuestro Mundo de Origami

La biologia y el mundo físico al nuestro alrededor parecen estar gobernados por origami.

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Nuestro Mundo de Origami

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The Battery That Won't Explode

Mike Zimmerman’s battery endures abuse at the hands of David Pogue.

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The Battery That Won't Explode

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Our Origami World

Biology and the physical world around us appear to be governed by origami-like patterns.

1:54

Our Origami World

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Is Fear Contagious

Fear may be able to spread from person to person—just like a virus.

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Is Fear Contagious

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Video thumbnail: NOVA Holocaust Escape Tunnel PBS Preview

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel PBS Preview

At ground zero for the final solution, scientists uncover a story of hope and bravery.

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel PBS Preview

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Preview

At ground zero for the final solution, scientists uncover a story of hope and bravery.

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Preview

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Why Trains Crash Preview

Can new crash prevention technology help us avoid deadly train accidents?

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Why Trains Crash Preview

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The Origami Revolution Preview

Engineers are using origami to design drugs, micro-robots, and future space missions.

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The Origami Revolution Preview

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