Science documentaries about various topics.
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Jay O. Sanders ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 63 episodes, 2007-2018
Craig Sechler ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 32 episodes, 2010-2018
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A weekly documentary series, each episode providing an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research. Subjects examined by this show have included the cutting edge of theoretical physics, a return to the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, the long-term effects of Amazon deforestation, and the development of life-saving medical techniques. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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3 March 1974 (USA) See more »

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Aux origines de l'humanité See more »

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Aceh, Indonesia See more »

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WGBH See more »
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Now I Get It!
16 July 2008 | by alexkolokotronisSee all my reviews

That is exactly what I think every time I watch this. Countless times I have felt like I have just read a long meaningful book after watching this. It follows everything extensively and always includes a wide variety of opinions. PBS seems to always get the ball on the barrel of the bat when comes to almost anything. Nova is not just a home run it is a moonshot just like the channel PBS itself. Nova is such a great show because it is able to explain anything when it comes to about anything. From physics and chemistry to history and archeology things that seem so complex are able to be translated perfectly through this show.


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