PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 5:00pm
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 6:00am
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 12:00pm
Every year, 100 million monarch butterflies set off on an incredible journey across North America. These beautiful creatures fly 2,000 miles to reach their remote destination: a tiny area high in the mountains of Mexico.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 8:00pm
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 3:00am
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 5:00pm
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 6:00am
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 12:00pm
Colditz Castle, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany, was supposed to be escape-proof. But in the dark days at the end of World War II, a group of British officers dreamt up the ultimate escape plan: in a secret attic workshop, they constructed a two-man glider out of bed sheets and floorboards.
Venom scientists are in a race against time. Inside the bodies of many creatures, evolution has produced extreme toxic cocktails, all designed for one reason: to kill. It took millions of years to perfect these ultimate brews of proteins and peptides and we have only just begun to discover their potential.