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Tonight on NOVA- Zeppelin Terror Attack

15, 2014

Most of us have probably heard the story of the famous World War I German fighter pilot, The Red Baron.  Perhaps you may be more familiar with Snoopy, from the Peanuts cartoon, taking to the sky in his own special version of the famous fighter pilot.  I knew the  fighter pilot introduced during World War [...]

David Pogue’s Making Stuff on NOVA

14, 2013

If you watched CBS SUNDAY MORNING this past weekend you may have seen a segment on David Pogue’s upcoming new special  for NOVA: MAKING STUFF.  To see more making stuff, I encourage you to check out NOVA this week.  NOVA: MAKING STUFF hosted by Pogue is a four-part series beginning  Wednesday at 9pm with making [...]

NOVA: Rise of the Drones

22, 2013

A revolution is transforming the armed forces of every nation. In “Rise of the Drones,” NOVA launches an investigation of the explosive growth of airborne UAVs or pilotless drones. During the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the U.S. deployed only a handful; now, it has more than 7,000. Besides the U.S., over 40 other nations [...]

Nova: Cracking Your Genetic Code

26, 2012

What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information contained in our DNA read, stored and available for analysis?  Think of never having to worry about getting a disease because it’s not  in your DNA.  On the flip side what if you knew cancer was in your future. On “NOVA: [...]

Extreme Cave Diving on Nova

13, 2012

Extreme sport activities have been around for years.  If there’s a way to ski down Mt. Everest someone out there will do it!  I can appreciate the courage, that’s probably not quite the right word, it takes for someone to throw all caution to the wind to perform these extreme stunts. On Wednesday evening “Nova” [...]

Ice Age Death Trap

30, 2012

My family spent just about every summer vacation in Michigan’s upper peninsula.  I remember one summer in particular collecting pieces of rocks covered in fossils.  I thought I’d discovered something really special and kept those rocks for years.  I think there are some wonders of childhood that stay with us.  I would dare to say [...]

NOVA: Hubble’s Amazing Rescue

28, 2011

From training to launch, NOVA presents the inside story of the mission and the extraordinary challenges faced by the Hubble rescue crew in 2009.

Surviving The Tsunami: A NOVA Special Presentation

26, 2011

The earthquake that hit the northern coast of Japan on March 11, 2011 was recorded at magnitude 9.0—the worst ever recorded in Japan. It generated an unprecedented tsunami, obliterating coastal villages and towns in a matter of minutes.


neil degrasse, host of NOVA science NOW
Neil Degrasse explores the science behind our sense of taste, plus much more
12, 2011

Shedding light on the evolutionary roots of human language through studies of walrus and sea lion vocal and intellectual abilities

Marking 10 Years

NOVA: Engineering Ground Zero
NOVA: Engineering Ground Zero
September 7, 2011

Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Networks have already begun airing special programming to commemorate the occasion. Tonight at 9pm on WOSU TV, NOVA presents ENGINEERING GROUND ZERO.