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Journey from modern urban landscapes to the mysteries of ancient Mayan cities, and from the icy footprints of dinosaurs to the amazing world of butterflies, all without leaving home. It's all here on NOVA on Wednesdays in January, only on WTVP.

NOVA
HIGH RISK-HIGH RISE
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 8 PM

Gleaming symbols of prestige, skyscrapers are an ingenious way to save space in dense urban areas. But even as we devise ways to defend them against fires, wind and earthquakes, can we also make them more livable, interactive and eco-friendly?

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/05/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/06/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/06/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 01/07/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/06/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/06/2022 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 01/07/2022 @ 7 AM
NOVA

High-Risk High-Rise Preview

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Can skyscrapers be made safer, more efficient and more livable in our rapidly growing cities?

NOVA

Butterfly Blueprints Preview

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Explore how the scientific secrets of butterflies are inspiring technological innovations.

NOVA
BUTTERFLY BLUEPRINTS 
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 8 PM

NOVA investigates the hidden scientific secrets of butterflies that reveal them as smarter and more resilient than we ever imagined, and explores how they're inspiring cutting-edge technical innovations.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/12/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/13/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/13/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 01/14/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/13/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/13/2022 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 01/14/2022 @ 7 AM

NOVA
ALASKAN DINOSAURS
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 8 PM

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 unlikeliest places – the cold and dark Arctic Circle.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/19/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/20/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/20/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 01/21/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/20/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/20/2022 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 01/21/2022 @ 7 AM

NOVA
ANCIENT MAYA METROPOLIS
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 8 PM

Around 800 CE, the ancient Maya abandoned the magnificent cities they had lived in for centuries. NOVA investigates dramatic new scientific evidence for droughts that pushed cities already stressed by overpopulation and warfare beyond their limits.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/26/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/27/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/27/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 01/28/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 01/30/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/27/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 01/27/2022 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 01/28/2022 @ 7 AM