NOVA.

NOVA

This long-running, award-winning documentary series focuses on science, its many applications, speculation, history and researchers. Inspired by the BBC documentary program "Horizons, " the U.S. series frequently features interviews with scientists directly involved in the topic at hand, and sometimes even boasts footage of a particular discovery.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Fri, 8/19 at 5:30 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

NOVA Universe Revealed: Milky Way

Exploring the history of the Milky Way, including what shaped this spiral of stars, gas and dust and what its destiny will be.

Sat, 8/20 at 4:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Animal Espionage

Camera traps and drones offer an up-close look at animals without disturbing them, providing insight into the secret world of animals, including whales, tigers and giant armadillos.

Sun, 8/21 at 4:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

NOVA Universe Revealed: Milky Way

Exploring the history of the Milky Way, including what shaped this spiral of stars, gas and dust and what its destiny will be.

Tue, 8/23 at 6:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Eagle Power

Up-close footage provides a look at the strength, eyesight and flying skills of an eagle, and reveals the danger and drama of chicks as they struggle to survive.

Tue, 8/23 at 7:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Rise of the Mammals

A new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.

Tue, 8/23 at 8:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Bat Superpowers

Understanding bats, their long life spans and why they are resistant to the very diseases they carry such as Ebola and MERS, as well as other diseases like cancer.

Tue, 8/23 at 11:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Eagle Power

Up-close footage provides a look at the strength, eyesight and flying skills of an eagle, and reveals the danger and drama of chicks as they struggle to survive.

Wed, 8/24 at 12:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Rise of the Mammals

A new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.

Wed, 8/24 at 1:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Bat Superpowers

Understanding bats, their long life spans and why they are resistant to the very diseases they carry such as Ebola and MERS, as well as other diseases like cancer.

Wed, 8/24 at 7:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Eagle Power

Up-close footage provides a look at the strength, eyesight and flying skills of an eagle, and reveals the danger and drama of chicks as they struggle to survive.

Wed, 8/24 at 8:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS WORLD

Rise of the Mammals

A new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.