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Nova: Origins

NOVA - Origins

Has the universe always existed? How did it become a place that could harbor life? NOVA presents some startling new answers in Origins, a new 4-part series. New clues from the frontiers of science are presented by astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. As the host of...


The Elegant Universe

Nova - The Elegant Universe

Adapted from a provocative book by Brian Greene, this deeply engrossing documentary -- which originally aired on PBS's NOVA in three parts -- attempts to explain the controversial string theory, a complicated scientific proposal that, in short, posits a single...



2003, Science

Extreme science enthusiasts and special effects gurus Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, along with a team of experts in a range of applicable fields, put rumors, truths, myths, lies, and heresy under the microscope to see if they hold up under close...

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

1980, Science

With Cosmos, Carl Sagan and his wife and co-writer, Ann Druyan, brilliantly illustrated the underlying science of his same-titled book, placing the human species within a space-and-time context that brought the infinite into stunningly clear view. The...


Cosmic Voyage

Cosmic Voyage

Nominated for an Academy Award, this 36-minute IMAX production offers a state of the art, computer generated journey through the universe, and tries to pinpoint the role of human beings cohabitating within its vastness. Among the topics included are a variety of the...


Powers of Ten

Powers of Ten

Powers of Ten explores the relative size of things from the microscopic to the cosmic. The 1977 film travels from an aerial view of a man in a Chicago park to the outer limits of the universe directly above him and back down into the microscopic world contained in the...