Eagle Power

Eagles dominate the skies. But what makes these predators so special? Researchers study one special bird—and stunning up-close footage reveals her exceptional strength, eyesight, and flying skills. With intimate access to a new bald eagle family, NOVA takes you into the nest to witness the drama of chicks struggling to survive.

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.

NOVA Episodes

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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World

The creation of printing, the first information technology, drove empires and revolutions.

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A to Z: The First Alphabet

The birth of writing and the first alphabet were among the world’s most vital inventions.

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Secret Mind of Slime

Meet slime molds: the brainless blobs that can learn, make decisions, and navigate mazes.

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Gene-Editing Reality Check

CRISPR gene-editing technology is advancing quickly. What can it do now—and in the future?