NOVA - Season 18

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NOVA - Season 18
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Title:NOVA - Season 18
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 1991-01-08
Season Number: 18
Total Episodes: 19
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Overview
PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA demystifies science and technology, and highlights the people involved in scientific pursuits.
Seasons List

Episodes List

Return to Mt. St. Helens

Episode 1 : Return to Mt. St. Helens

NOVA returns to Mount St. Helens a decade after...
January 08, 1991
ConFusion in a Jar

Episode 2 : ConFusion in a Jar

An experiment that could mean limitless supplies...
April 30, 1991
The Chip vs. the Chess Master

Episode 3 : The Chip vs. the Chess Master

Will machines be able to beat us at our own game?...
March 26, 1991
The Hunt for China's Dinosaurs (1)

Episode 4 : The Hunt for China's Dinosaurs (1)

NOVA covers the most elaborate expedition ever...
February 05, 1991
Case of the Flying Dinosaur

Episode 5 : Case of the Flying Dinosaur

Are dinosaurs still among us? NOVA looks at the...
February 12, 1991
T. rex Exposed

Episode 6 : T. rex Exposed

Tyrannosaurus rex, the terrifying kind of the...
February 19, 1991
The Russian Right Stuff: The Invisible Spaceman

Episode 7 : The Russian Right Stuff: The Invisible Spaceman

In the first program of a three-part miniseries...
February 26, 1991
The Russian Right Stuff: The Dark Side of the Moon

Episode 8 : The Russian Right Stuff: The Dark Side of the Moon

NOVA reveals the details of Moscow's secret plan...
February 27, 1991
The Russian Right Stuff: The Mission

Episode 9 : The Russian Right Stuff: The Mission

In an unprecedented insider's look, NOVA covers...
February 28, 1991
Swimming With Whales

Episode 10 : Swimming With Whales

Gregory Peck narrates a scientific voyage around...
March 05, 1991
Sex, Lies and Toupee Tape

Episode 11 : Sex, Lies and Toupee Tape

NOVA covers the causes and attempted cures of...
October 01, 1991
So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Episode 12 : So You Want to Be a Doctor?

In a two-hour special, NOVA follows seven...
October 09, 1991
Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Episode 13 : Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Forty years after they were discovered, the Dead...
October 15, 1991
Suicide Mission to Chernobyl

Episode 14 : Suicide Mission to Chernobyl

NOVA accompanies Soviet scientists on a deadly...
October 22, 1991
Taller Than Everest?

Episode 15 : Taller Than Everest?

The tallest mountain in the world? Think...
November 05, 1991
Fastest Planes in the Sky

Episode 16 : Fastest Planes in the Sky

The fastest machines in the sky are going to be...
November 12, 1991
Avoiding the Surgeon's Knife

Episode 17 : Avoiding the Surgeon's Knife

NOVA follows the efforts of four participants in...
December 03, 1991
Skyscraper! A NOVA Special

Episode 18 : Skyscraper! A NOVA Special

This 80-minute NOVA pledge special chronicles the...
December 10, 1991
The Fine Art of Faking It

Episode 19 : The Fine Art of Faking It

The spectacular eclipse of 1991 passed over major...
December 17, 1991