Technology - 10

Battle of the X-Planes

Battle of the X-Planes

Inside the high-tech, high-stakes competition to create America’s newest fighter plane. NOVA goes behind the doors of the world’s two largest aerospace companies to record classified meetings, climbs into cockpits to fly the most revolutionary planes, and examines the high-stakes battle...

7.15

Astrospies

Astrospies

Millions remember the countdowns, launchings, splashdowns, and parades as the U.S. raced the USSR to the moon in the 1960s. But few know that both countries also ran parallel space programs, whose covert goal was to launch military astronauts on spying missions. In this program, NOVA delves...

8.27

Google Me

Google Me

It all started when I Googled my name said Killeen of his movie. And who in today's day and age hasn't engaged in just such an activity in a moment of idle webbing. The difference here that the filmmaker actually followed up on his findings by not only contacting his namesakes but also...

7.89

Car of the Future

Car of the Future

This one-hour program is divided into six chapters. Hitting The Road. Projections suggest that by 2050 there will be two billion vehicles on the world's roads, two and a half times as many as there are today. The "Car Talk" duo, brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, hit the road in search of the car...

6.00

Technology: World War 2.0

Technology: World War 2.0

Josh Davis of Wired magazine investigates an Internet bot-net attack of Estonia's banks and newspapers. Wired Science reports on cardiac surgery performed by a robo-doc. Adam Rogers explores the disappearance of home chemistry sets. Ziya Tong delves into technology that is helping children...

5.83

Objectified

Objectified

Objectified is a feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. It’s a look at the creativity at work behind everything from toothbrushes to tech gadgets. It’s about the designers who re-examine,...

7.25

The Machine That Changed the World

The Machine That Changed the World

The Machine That Changed the World is the longest, most comprehensive documentary about the history of computing ever produced, but since its release in 1992, it's become virtually extinct. Out of print and never released online, the only remaining copies are VHS tapes floating around school...

7.90

Human v2.0

Human v2.0

Meet the scientific prophets who claim we are on the verge of creating a new type of human - a human v2.0. It's predicted that by 2029 computer intelligence will equal the power of the human brain. Some believe this will revolutionise humanity - we will be able to download our minds to...

8.36

Seven Wonders of the World

Seven Man Made Wonders

Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled over the ages to catalogue the most spectacular man-made constructions and natural things in the world. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable man-made creations of classical antiquity,...

5.93