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Making Stuff Faster

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Ever since humans stood on two feet we have had the basic urge to go faster. But are there physical limits to how fast we can go? David Pogue wants to find out, and in "Making Stuff: Faster," he’ll investigate everything from electric muscle cars and the America’s cup sailboat to bicycles that smash speed records.

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Our Automated Future

Our Automated Future

Internet-connected devices promise to automate our lives, but we still have to solve these three challenges.

Here to There, Fast

Here to There, Fast

Elon Musk is selling the hyperloop as “a fifth mode after planes, trains, cars and boats.” But is it much d...

Super Fast Cameras

Super Fast Cameras

A new high speed camera can capture light in motion and see around corners.

Episodes of NOVA42

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School of the Future

How can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?

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School of the Future

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15 Years of Terror

From 9/11 to today’s crowd-sourced violence, trace how terrorists’ strategies have evolved

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15 Years of Terror

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Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?

Join investigators as they untangle the cause of Alzheimer’s and race to develop a cure.

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Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?

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Iceman Reborn

Watch as Otzi, a 5000-year-old mummy, is brought to life and preserved with 3D modeling.

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Iceman Reborn

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Unmaking an Islamic Terrorist

Mubin Shaikh went from young army cadet to self-radicalized Jihadist and back. Here’s what

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Unmaking an Islamic Terrorist

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The Importance of Immersion

For English language learners, inclusion in fluent English classes is crucial for growth.

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The Importance of Immersion

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Dancing to Learn... Science

A program uses choreography to get kids from diverse communities excited about science.

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Dancing to Learn... Science

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Can Meditation Prevent Suicide?

A high school experienced several suicides so meditation was used to lower student stress.

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Can Meditation Prevent Suicide?

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Why More Testing Is Good

Students who get tested a lot without being graded can more easily recall what they learn.

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Why More Testing Is Good

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Where Your Face Comes From

When you were an embryo, a parade of molecules sculpted the cells that became your face.

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Where Your Face Comes From

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The Hole in the Sky

That time when NOVA reported on the first sign of the ozone hole's depletion...in 1986

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The Hole in the Sky

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The Serengeti Lion Project

After 50 years, Craig Packer & his team have records of the nearly 5,000 Serengeti lions.

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The Serengeti Lion Project

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15 Years of Terror Preview

From 9/11 to today’s crowd-sourced violence, trace how terrorists’ strategies have evolved

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15 Years of Terror Preview

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School of the Future Preview

How can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?

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School of the Future Preview

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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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Great Human Odyssey Sneak Peek

Follow our ancient ancestors’ footsteps out of Africa and into every corner of our planet.

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Great Human Odyssey Sneak Peek

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