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NOVA Wonders takes viewers on a journey to the frontiers of science, where researchers are tackling some of the biggest questions about life and the cosmos. From the mysteries of astrophysics to the secrets of the body to the challenges of inventing technologies that could rival

Wednesday 9:00 PM et/pt on PBS
1 Season, 6 Episodes
April 25, 2018
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Talithia Williams, Rana El Kaliouby, Andre Fenton
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NOVA Wonders Full Episode Guide

  • Peer into the deepest unknowns of the universe to explore the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy. Join physicists on their quest to uncover the identity of these elusive components, and their epic battle over the fate of the universe.

  • Discover the breakthroughs in genetic engineering enabling scientists to create and manipulate DNA as never before. Explore the promise and peril of CRISPR. Can we cure genetic diseases? Bring extinct animals back to life? Even edit our own genes?

  • Decode the latest advances in artificial intelligence. AI can interpret emotions, play games, even act as personal companions. How does it actually work--and is it truly intelligent? And are we handing over too much power to machines?

  • Join astronomers and engineers on a hunt for life on worlds near and far. Discover the next generation of telescopes, probes and robots that are getting us one step closer to answering one of humanity's biggest questions: Are we alone?

  • Dive into the human microbiome, an ecosystem of bacteria, fungi and viruses living right beneath our noses. Discover how parasite larvae can grow in our skin, and how ingesting poop in a pill can save lives.

  • Can we crack the code of animal communication? Follow the clues that reveal how animals "talk" to each other --from spider thumps and mice mating songs to the intricate signals between our closest relatives, the chimps.

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