Nature's Fear Factor

For animals in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, the normal balance of competition and predation was upended when a war wiped out the top predators. The remaining animals didn’t simply grow in numbers—they began behaving in unusual ways, veering outside their typical territories and feeding patterns.

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NOVA Episodes

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Can We Cool the Planet?

S47 Ep16 | 53m 31s

Scientists look to geoengineering and other methods to cool the planet.

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Touching the Asteroid

S47 Ep15 | 54m 3s

Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx attempts to grab a piece of an asteroid to bring it back to Earth.

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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World

S47 Ep14 | 53m 31s

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

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A to Z: The First Alphabet

S47 Ep13 | 54m 1s

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

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