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Dinosaurs, airships and footprints...oh my! NOVA takes you on journeys through time and space to discover the fascinating world of science, nature and infinite possibilities. Come along for the ride on Wednesday evenings in May.

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HINDENBURG: THE NEW EVIDENCE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 8 PM

Eighty years after the world's largest airship ignited in a giant fireball, newly discovered footage sparked a reinvestigation of what caused the Hindenburg disaster.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/04/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/05/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/05/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 05/06/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/10/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/10/2022 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 05/11/2022 @ 7 AM

Hindenburg: The New Evidence Preview

A revealing new investigation of one of history’s most iconic aviation disasters.

Dinosaur Apocalypse: The New Evidence Preview

Striking new fossils paint a picture of life right before the asteroid impact.

NOVA *NEW*
DINOSAUR APOCALYPSE: THE NEW EVIDENCE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 8 PM

Sir David Attenborough tells the dramatic story of a fossil dig site in North Dakota, where scientists uncover clues that could paint a more detailed picture than ever before of the day an asteroid struck Earth and wiped out the dinosaurs.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/11/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/12/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/12/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/17/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/17/2022 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 05/18/2022 @ 7 AM

NOVA *NEW*
DINOSAUR APOCALYPSE: THE LAST DAY 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 9 PM

Sir David Attenborough explores fossils from a North Dakota dig site that could reveal a dramatic new picture of how dinosaurs and other creatures of the Cretaceous died when a giant asteroid struck Earth 66 million years ago.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/11/2022 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/12/2022 @ 1 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 05/13/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 05/13/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 05/15/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/17/2022 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 05/18/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 05/18/2022 @ 8 AM

 

Dinosaur Apocalypse: The Last Day

Scientists use new fossils to reconstruct the day the dinosaurs died.

NOVA  *NEW*
WHY SHIPS CRASH
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 8 PM

When the colossal Ever Given container ship crashed into the bank of the Suez Canal in March 2021, international supply chains ground to a halt. How could such a disaster happen? And can the investigation help prevent future accidents?

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/18/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/19/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/19/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 05/20/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/24/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/24/2022 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 05/25/2022 @ 7 AM

NOVA  *NEW*
ICE AGE FOOTPRINTS
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 8 PM

Thousands of prehistoric footprints in New Mexico's White Sands National Park capture moments when Ice Age humans crossed paths with enormous ground sloths and mammoths. What can this new evidence reveal about the peopling of the Americas?

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/25/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/26/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/26/2022 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 05/27/2022 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/31/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/31/2022 @ 11 PM