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Making a Samurai Sword
Japanese master craftsmen turned a pile of crude iron into the deadly Samurai sword.
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Where Your Face Comes From
When you were an embryo, a parade of molecules sculpted the cells that became your face.
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The Hole in the Sky
That time when NOVA reported on the first sign of the ozone hole's depletion...in 1986
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The Serengeti Lion Project
After 50 years, Craig Packer & his team have records of the nearly 5,000 Serengeti lions.
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Drilling For the Dinosaurs' End
A team drills into the crater made by the asteroid that may have wiped out the dinosaurs.
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NOVA Black Holes App
In this iPad app, navigate fields of cosmic objects in your quest to become a black hole.
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Make Your Own Hydrothermal Vent
A step-by-step guide to create your very own hydrothermal vent
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3 Things "Faster Than Light"
These three things have been said to go faster than light, but do they?
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Gravity Changes Colors
This ingenious experiment proves that gravity changes the color of light all around us.
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Amazing Calendar Trick
With a dash of math, know the day of the week for any date on the calendar.
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How to Find a Galaxy
Knowing the addresses of a thousand galaxies yielded a remarkable picture of our universe.
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Lake vs. Olive Oil
A tablespoon of olive oil is put into a lake. After 10 min, a half-acre of waves are gone.
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Launching Half a Ship
Want to make a luxury cruise liner fast? Use two shipyards, then join the pieces together.
How Vultures Can Eat Rotten Meat
Why don't vultures get food poisoning?
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See a Glacier Like Never Before
Meet Helheim, a glacier in Greenland of exquisite beauty at every scale.
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Scientist? Artist. Pirate!
Joe Davis is a one-of-a-kind individual sailing uncharted waters between art and science.
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Leaked NSA Spy Gadgets
These NSA spy gadgets were leaked. What would you do if someone used them to spy on you?
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A New Way to See the Brain
Use just diapers and water to get the closest look at the brain yet.
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Waging Science on the High Seas
Doing science in the Arctic is tough. Here's why that's a good thing.
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Exuma Cays 2
This video explores Exuma Cays.
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Softer, More Human Robots
Engineers are making robots more human by turning them entirely flexible, inside and out.
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What can sound tell us about the health of an ecosystem?
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DIY Subatomic Particle Detector
Reveal subatomic particles that are shooting in front of your eyes all the time.
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The Burden of Knowing
Genetic tests reveal important information, but the knowledge comes with a cost.