NOVA | PBS

NOVA | PBS


The most-watched prime time science series on American TV. Blowing your minds since 1974.

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Scales from tens of thousands of pangolins, scientists estimate, were seized in the last three years. via @NatGeo 

What can Antarctica's weird, wonderful Blood Falls tell us about worlds like Mars, Europa, and Enceladus? Watch our latest episode of "Antarctic Extremes" to find out: @PBSDS 

If the coronavirus can't be contained, efforts will have to move to mitigating its effects. via @guardian 

Amazing fossils reveal how mammals took over after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. Stream "Rise of the Mammals" on the @PBS  app or online now.

The goal of NASA's Discovery Program "is to address pressing questions in planetary science and increase our understanding of our solar system." via @NASA 

Some experimental Alzheimer's drugs failed to slow or stop cognitive decline in people genetically destined to develop dementia. via @nytimes 

Bears can hibernate for months on end without losing bone density. Could humans someday do the same? (from 2015)

"Unearthed skull fragments sketch out the early pages of how tyrannosaurids, the tyrannosaur subgroup that includes T. rex, rose to power and became top predators." via @NatGeo 

The results are comparable to what’s been seen in dogs, researchers say. To learn more, tune in or stream "Cat Tales" tomorrow night at 9/8c on @PBS :

Megafires can prime land for mega mudslides. In Australia, scientists are working to locate when and where slides might occur. via @NPR 

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Stream “Rise of the Mammals,” timed to @sciencemagazine ’s announcement of @DenverMuseumNS’s discovery of life on Earth after the #asteroid , on @PBS  NOW: A NOVA production by for @Tangled_Bank_  @wgbh  #RiseoftheMammalsPBS 

No link w/ autism—not to mercury, thimerosal, or any vaccines—has been found. #vaccinesNOVA 

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The fanged, cat-sized deer relative—also known as the Vietnam mouse-deer—was last spotted in 1990, when researchers acquired a dead specimen from a hunter.

Dark chocolate can dramatically improve memory skills that people lose with age. #NOVAnext 

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NASA's Cassini explored Saturn and its rings, storms, and moons for 13 years. Here are the spacecraft's final moments. Tune in or stream "The Planets: Saturn" tomorrow night at 9/8c on @PBS :

Watch a spectacular superstorm take shape in Wyoming: via @NPR 

@NASA 's latest image of Pluto is absolutely stunning. #NewHorizons  #PlutoFlyBy 

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Things confirmed today: black holes exist, black holes collide, #LIGO  works, grav. waves exist, general relativity works. @MIT 's Nergis M.

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