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World Trade Center

World Trade Center

The World Trade Center (WTC) was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City that were destroyed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The site is currently being rebuilt with six new skyscrapers and a memorial to the casualties of the...

4.60

James Burke: Connections

James Burke: Connections

Connections explores an Alternative View of Change (the subtitle of the series) that rejects the conventional linear and teleological view of historical progress. Burke contends that one cannot consider the development of any particular piece of the modern world in...

8.20

The Machine That Made Us

The Machine That Made Us

The Machine That Made Us is a documentary in which Stephen Fry examines the story behind the first media entrepreneur, printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg, to find out why he did it and how, a story which involves both historical inquiry and hands-on craft and...

8.79

Carrier

Carrier

All Hands - Five-thousand sailors and Marines bid farewell to their loved ones before the mammoth USS Nimitz pulls out of California. Controlled Chaos - An aircraft carrier is a perilous environment. Super Secrets - Many aspects of life on a nuclear aircraft carrier...

7.68

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...

6.57

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...

6.60

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...

7.93

2057: The City of the Future

2057: The City of the Future

What would you see and experience if the clocks rolled forward 50 years? In a unique blend of drama and science, this three-part series shows you the world of tomorrow. Will we have flying cars? Will advances in medicine help us stay young forever? What about...

6.55