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Why Kicking a Field Goal is Harder Than it Looks

Kicking a field goal is tough. But why? (Hint: It's physics.)

Why Kicking a Field Goal is Harder Than it Looks

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What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change?

If you think you understand the polar vortex, think again.

What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change?

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AI Helps Young Man with Cerebral Palsy Find Independence

Can AI technology help 12-year-old Kaden, who is nonverbal, find his voice?

AI Helps Young Man with Cerebral Palsy Find Independence

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How Does a Government Shutdown Affect Science?

The government shutdown has brought experiments to a halt and affected other areas.

How Does a Government Shutdown Affect Science?

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Five Moon Names to Know for Successful Moongazing

What's the meaning behind moon names?

Five Moon Names to Know for Successful Moongazing

Video thumbnail: NOVA Using Drones to Solve 170-Year Bowhead Whale Mystery

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Using Drones to Solve 170-Year Bowhead Whale Mystery

Scientists use drones to spy on bowhead whales.

Using Drones to Solve 170-Year Bowhead Whale Mystery

Video thumbnail: NOVA This Little Armadillo Was a Big Ambassador for His Species

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This Little Armadillo Was a Big Ambassador for His Species

Learn about this baby giant armadillo.

This Little Armadillo Was a Big Ambassador for His Species

Video thumbnail: NOVA Animal Espionage Preview

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Animal Espionage Preview

Camera technology is revolutionizing the study of animals—without them even noticing.

Animal Espionage Preview

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The Violence Paradox Preview

Is violence actually declining? If so, why? And can we build a more peaceful future?

The Violence Paradox Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA Taking Orders to Be Violent Might be Easier Than You Think

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Taking Orders to Be Violent Might be Easier Than You Think

Two researchers at a Polish University recreated the Milgram Shock Experiment.

Taking Orders to Be Violent Might be Easier Than You Think

Video thumbnail: NOVA Has Violence Declined Through the Ages?

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Has Violence Declined Through the Ages?

Violence is a complicated thing to measure.

Has Violence Declined Through the Ages?

Video thumbnail: NOVA Are Babies Capable of Making Moral Judgements?

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Are Babies Capable of Making Moral Judgements?

To test this, a psychologist puts on a two-act puppet show for infants.

Are Babies Capable of Making Moral Judgements?

Video thumbnail: NOVA How Leonardo da Vinci Used Anatomy to Inform his Paintings

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How Leonardo da Vinci Used Anatomy to Inform his Paintings

Do the Renaissance master’s drawings stand the test of time?

How Leonardo da Vinci Used Anatomy to Inform his Paintings

Video thumbnail: NOVA How did Leonardo da Vinci Paint the "Mona Lisa"?

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How did Leonardo da Vinci Paint the "Mona Lisa"?

Learn what inspired da Vinci’s "Mona Lisa."

How did Leonardo da Vinci Paint the "Mona Lisa"?

Video thumbnail: NOVA Giving the "Mona Lisa" a Digital Makeover

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Giving the "Mona Lisa" a Digital Makeover

See the “Mona Lisa” as da Vinci once did.

Giving the "Mona Lisa" a Digital Makeover

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Decoding da Vinci Preview

Discover the science behind Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces—and Mona Lisa's iconic smile.

Decoding da Vinci Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA Scientists Use NASA Tech to Decode Damaged Scrolls

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Scientists Use NASA Tech to Decode Damaged Scrolls

Watch how damaged Dead Sea Scrolls become legible once again.

Scientists Use NASA Tech to Decode Damaged Scrolls

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Experts Investigate Dead Sea Scroll Forgeries

Not all Dead Sea scroll fragments are what they claim to be.

Experts Investigate Dead Sea Scroll Forgeries

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Dead Sea Scroll Detectives Preview

New technologies unravel the Dead Sea Scrolls’ mysteries and uncover million-dollar fakes.

Dead Sea Scroll Detectives Preview

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Rise of the Mammals Preview

Amazing fossils reveal how mammals took over after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs.

Rise of the Mammals Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA Paleontologists Discover New Mammal Fossils Hidden in Rocks

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Paleontologists Discover New Mammal Fossils Hidden in Rocks

Stunning new mammal fossils were hiding in plain sight.

Paleontologists Discover New Mammal Fossils Hidden in Rocks

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Paleontologist Makes "Game-Changing" Fossil Discovery

The Denver Basin preserves a pristine record of ecosystem recovery.

Paleontologist Makes "Game-Changing" Fossil Discovery

Video thumbnail: NOVA Mammal Fossils Fill in Missing Piece of the Timeline of Life

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Mammal Fossils Fill in Missing Piece of the Timeline of Life

This trove of mammal fossils paints a timeline of life after the dinosaurs died.

Mammal Fossils Fill in Missing Piece of the Timeline of Life

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How Fossilized Plants Tell Us About the Evolution of Animals

Plants can help us understand how life rebounds after a mass extinction.

How Fossilized Plants Tell Us About the Evolution of Animals

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