Looking for Life on Mars
NASA launches its most ambitious hunt for traces of life on Mars, landing a car-sized rover in a rocky, ancient river delta. The rover will stow samples for possible return to Earth and test technology that may pave the way for human travel to Mars.
PBS’ premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.
S48 Ep5 | 28s
Meet people struggling with infertility and the challenges of assisted reproduction.
S48 Ep4 | 28s
Scientists race to help corals adapt to warming oceans through assisted evolution.
S48 Ep3 | 29s
Researchers expose longstanding discrimination against women in science.
Why it means we need to rethink our aging energy infrastructure throughout the U.S.
We're vulnerable to sharing misinformation because of the way that we communicate.
Join NOVA producer Arlo Pérez as he unlearns a “fact” he was taught as a child.
S48 Ep2 | 4m 31s
Watch amazing high-definition footage of the Perseverance landing.
S48 Ep2 | 4m 58s
How do you keep Earth microbes from contaminating Mars?
S48 Ep2 | 5m 10s
NASA's Perseverance rover and the first-ever space helicopter landed on Mars.
S48 Ep2 | 30s
NASA launches its most ambitious search yet for traces of ancient life on Mars.
There are various reasons why people believe in misinformation.
Watch the first-ever video documenting this live two-way dream communication.
The spread of misinformation is influencing human behavior.
Why are the new coronavirus variants making COVID-19 more transmissible?
Could an out-of-order immune system be to blame?
The University of Illinois is trying to control the spread of COVID-19 by collecting spit.
S48 Ep1 | 5m 20s
Are DNA ancestry tests equally accurate for all test takers?
S48 Ep1 | 4m 19s
In 2018, June Smith takes a consumer DNA test, hoping to solve a longstanding mystery.
S48 Ep1 | 27s
What can DNA testing companies reveal about our ancestry and health, and at what risk?