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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/fm_AZ3Q7G6z3q6ovkn8Law==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win the space race. /episodes/get/88747 /episode/88747 Apollo's Daring Mission /episode-player/88747

Hear Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win the space race.

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Wed, 12/26/2018 - 03:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/p_5jSLDZ5b7od3GEaSdsOA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false See the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal: the peregrine falcon. Though once perilously endangered in the U.S., this spectacular predator is now thriving again in American cities and on every continent but Antarctica. What is the secret to its predatory prowess? Join expert... /episodes/get/87169 /episode/87169 World's Fastest Animal /episode-player/87169

The Peregrine Falcon is famously the fastest bird on earth, capable of reaching speeds of up to 242 mph in a dive. But bird specialist and trainer Lloyd Buck is convinced his peregrine Moses can go faster. How might he do it, and how do Peregrines achieve such incredible speed? With jaw dropping blue-chip footage, NOVA follows a family of Peregrine Falcons to discover how and why these kings of the skies have adapted to be fastest animals on the planet. We dive beneath the skin to unravel the secrets of their anatomy that allow them to be so quick.

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Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:55
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Follow the harrowing operation to rescue 12 boys stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand.

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Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/0yH4Hd_J8uDCFWmhsgoI6A==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Dive to the bottom of the Adriatic Sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 bomber that crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II. In 2010, divers located the plane. Now the Department of Defense, aided by the Croatian Navy and some of the world’s leading underwater archaeologists, sets... /episodes/get/86429 /episode/86429 Last B-24 /episode-player/86429

Dive beneath the sea to the wreckage of a WWII bomber.

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Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/nkB_mxAn60hVhBmUJfHQhA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false NOVA takes you inside the historic international race to develop the first supersonic airliner, the Concorde. Hear stories from those inside the choreographed effort to design and build Concorde in two countries at once—and the crew members who flew her. Then, follow Concorde’s legacy to a new... /episodes/get/85947 /episode/85947 Flying Supersonic /episode-player/85947

Discover the feats of engineering that made the Concorde the first supersonic airliner.

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Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:03
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/uU7zOsRxSLGxBPBRGfBXHA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The enduring luster of gold, the conductivity of copper, the strength of steel—the special properties of metals have reshaped societies and defined eras; they have such an important role in human history that entire ages have been named after them. But what gives metals their astounding... /episodes/get/48190 /episode/48190 Treasures of the Earth: Metals /episode-player/48190

Gold, bronze, iron, steel... metals are pillars of our civilization, but what makes them so special? Discover their unique properties and explore how our mastery of metals has led us from the stone age to today's hi-tech world.

Air date:
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 04:40
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