SCIENCE

NOVA: Secrets of the Forbidden City

NOVA

NOVA: Secrets of the Forbidden City

For nearly 500 years, Beijing's complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural masterpiece, long hidden from western eyes, as experts use ancient craft secrets to restore its fading grandeur.

The Solar Eclipse, the Great Man o’ War, and Mammoth Cave!

Kentucky Life

The Solar Eclipse, the Great Man o’ War, and Mammoth Cave!

The community of Hopkinsville came together to support thousands coming to view 2017's Great American Eclipse; learn more about the science courtesy of the Franklin drive-in and the scientists and eclipse enthusiasts who came to Simpson County to view it; Doug and the Kentucky Horse Park celebrate the birthday of Man o'War as 2017 is the 100th anniversary of his birth; and before European settlement, native peoples made extensive use of Mammoth Cave.

NOVA: Ghosts of Stonehenge

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NOVA: Ghosts of Stonehenge

Who built Stonehenge and why? Groundbreaking archaeological digs have revealed major new clues about Britain's enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it.

Nature: Fox Tales

Nature

Nature: Fox Tales

Discover the red fox, an intelligent and adaptable canid that is thriving in cities and pushing northward into the territory of its arctic cousins.

POV: The Islands and The Whales

POV

POV: The Islands and The Whales

On the isolated Faroe Islands, the longtime whale-hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels and anti-whaling activists. Their tale sounds a warning to the rest of the world.

NOVA: Secrets of the Shining Knight

NOVA

NOVA: Secrets of the Shining Knight

Once upon a time, knighthood was serious business, and for countless medieval fighters, their armor was what stood between life and death. NOVA challenged a blacksmith and master armorer to recreate parts of an elite armor. We trace their journey as they rediscover centuries-old metalworking secrets, then put their new armor to the ultimate test against a period musket.

Nature: Naledi – One Little Elephant

Nature

Nature: Naledi – One Little Elephant

Born in a rescue camp in the wilderness of Botswana, an orphaned elephant is helped by a team of caretakers and researchers.

Secretary Elaine Chao on Transportation Issues

Connections with Renee Shaw

Secretary Elaine Chao on Transportation Issues

Renee's guest is U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. Sec. Chao discusses topics in the transportation sector, including the prospect of self-driving car technology, the agency's involvement in the disaster relief effort for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and other issues. The wide-ranging interview also touches on Sec. Chao's views on immigration and the relationship between her husband, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and President Donald Trump.

NOVA: Death Dive to Saturn

Nova

NOVA: Death Dive to Saturn

For more than a decade, the Cassini space probe has been sending dazzling images of Saturn's breathtaking rings and mysterious moons. Join Nova on a suspenseful ride during Cassini's final hours as it dives into Saturn's atmosphere.