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The Physics Behind Texting

When you send a text, how does your message make the journey to your friend’s phone?
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Decoding the Universe: Cosmos

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Secrets in Your Data

S51 E7 Length 53:40 Premiere Date 03/22/24

Great American Eclipse

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A.I. Revolution

S51 E5 Length 53:30 Premiere Date 03/27/24

Hunt for the Oldest DNA

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Building the Eiffel Tower

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Easter Island Origins

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When Whales Could Walk

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Rebuilding 7 World Trade Center

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The 9/11 Memorial Mock-Up

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Solving an Engineering Problem

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Walls of Glass

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The Memorial Plaques

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Brian Greene Answers Your Questions

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A Strict Carbon Diet

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Green Energy in China

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A Mind for Music

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Modeling a Comet Airburst

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Six Questions with David Pogue

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Surviving an Elevator Fall

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Shabbat Elevator

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Decoding the Universe: Cosmos - S51 E8

Trace groundbreaking discoveries in space research and exploration and follow the teams trying to solve two mysteries in cosmology - dark matter and dark energy.

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Why Ships Crash - S49 E9

Nova investigates the 2021 crash of the Ever Given container ship in the Suez Canal and its impact.

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Bat Superpowers - S48 E10

Premiered On: 09/15/2021

From caves in Thailand and Texas to labs around the globe, scientists are decoding the superpowers of the bat. Could the source of the deadliest viruses hold the secret to a healthier and longer life?

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Saving the Right Whale - S50 E7

The North Atlantic right whale is on the brink of extinction. But a handful of specialists are determined to help save it as they discover new secrets about the lives of these giants of the sea.

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Alaskan Dinosaurs - S48 E21

Wielding chainsaws to extract fossils frozen into the permafrost and flying drones to map thousands of footprints, intrepid paleontologists discover that dinosaurs thrived in the cold and dark of the Arctic Circle.

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Why Bridges Collapse - S46 E18

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Making North America: Human - S42 E22

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Making North America: Life - S42 E21

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