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S41 Ep16: Why Planes Vanish

Video duration: 53:07Expires: 09/18/15Video has closed captioning.

Can new technology prevent aircraft like Flight MH370 from disappearing without a trace? Airing October 8 at 9 pm on PBS Please be advised The Boeing Company is a funder of the NOVA series. Please note, however, that no funds from Boeing were applied to this specific episode.

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Crash of Flight 447

Crash of Flight 447

Forensic investigators reconstruct the final moments of the Air France disaster.

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Program Note

Please be advised The Boeing Company is a funder of the NOVA series. Please note, however, that no funds fr...

Mysterious Plane Crashes

Mysterious Plane Crashes

In this slide show, review a number of aircraft accidents whose definitive causes remain a matter of debate.

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S44 Ep9: Chinese Chariot Revealed

A team of experts rebuild an ancient battle chariot to help uncover its design secrets.

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S44 Ep9: Chinese Chariot Revealed

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S44 Ep7: Holocaust Escape Tunnel

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

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S44 Ep7: Holocaust Escape Tunnel

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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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This Woman Helped Save Flint

LeeAnne Walters, of Flint, Michigan, helps save the city from a lead water crisis.

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This Woman Helped Save Flint

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WannaCry Cyberattack Explained

The WannaCry cyberattack cost the economy billions of dollars. Here's why that's scary.

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WannaCry Cyberattack Explained

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Meet the Gastric-Brooding Frog

These frogs barfed up their babies—and now scientists are trying to revive them.

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Meet the Gastric-Brooding Frog

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Poisoned Water Q&A with Scientists and Filmmakers

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

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Poisoned Water Q&A with Scientists and Filmmakers

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Should You Wash Your Hands?

What do we really mean when we say that we’re clean?

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Should You Wash Your Hands?

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Front Row Seat to Saturn

Out near Saturn, the spacecraft Cassini has just entered its final and riskiest chapter.

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Front Row Seat to Saturn

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Prologue

In a forest in Lithuania, a team of scientists searches for traces of a vanished people.

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Prologue

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Holocaust Survival Tale: Abe

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

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Holocaust Survival Tale: Abe

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S44 Ep9: Chinese Chariot Revealed Preview

A team of experts rebuild an ancient battle chariot to help uncover its design secrets.

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S44 Ep9: Chinese Chariot Revealed Preview

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S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water Preview

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

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S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water Preview

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Q&A with Historians and Filmmakers

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

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Q&A with Historians and Filmmakers

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Preview 2

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

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Preview 2

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