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NOVA: The Viking Deception
ean: 9781593752521, isbn: 1593752520,
There are few more tantalizing or notorious historical documents than the Vinland map. A faded, yellowing scrap of parchment bearing a faint tracery of lines, the map apparently shows the eastern seaboard of North America-yet it was drawn at least ha...
NOVA: Percy Julian - Forgotten Genius
mpn: WG41529, ean: 0783421415294,
Percy Julian overcame countless obstacles to become a world class scientist, a self-made millionaire and a civil rights pioneer. Yet, despite his many achievements, his story is largely unknown. NOVA brings to life Julians scientific breakthroughs an...
NOVA - The Stars: Supernovas, The Big Bang and More
A weekly documentary series each episode providing an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research. Subjects examined by this show have included the cutting edge of theoretical physics a return to the Chernobyl nuclear reactor the long...
NOVA: Puzzling Minds: Fascinating True Stories
mpn: WG41549, ean: 0783421415492,
This 3 DVD set includes Mind of a Serial Killer, Secret of the Wild Child, and Secrets of the Mind. Secret of the Wild Child: In 1970, social workers in Los Angeles discovered a modern-day "wild child." "Genie" had been locked in a room in social iso...
Murder and Mayhem (Nova)
ean: 9781593752217, isbn: 1593752210,
Did Dr. Sam Sheppard kill his wife? With the help of advanced technology, NOVA re-examines the 1954 murder of Marilyn Sheppard and the subsequent trials of her husband, Dr. Sam Sheppard. With a detailed reconstruction of the Sheppard house, access li...
NOVA: Master of the Killer Ants
mpn: WG42349, ean: 0783421423497,
In the Mandaras Mountains of northern Cameroon live the Mofu - an ancient tribe that shares its homes and crops with insects in a mutual balance of survival. But this year, a terrible drought has hit the region and a legion of termites has invaded th...
NOVA: Kaboom! - The Sizzling Story of Explosions
mpn: WG41809, ean: 0783421418097,
Kaboom!: Follow an explosive trail through the ages, starting in ninth-century China, where alchemists stirred up a concoction meant to provide eternal life. Instead, the strange mix blew up in their faces--and the first pyrotechnics were born. Intri...
NOVA - The Complete 2005 DVD Set
ean: 9781593755348, isbn: 1593755341,
Includes 43 DVD titles from the award-winning NOVA series: - Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land - Battle of the X-Planes - Battle Plan Under Fire - Cracking the Code of Life - Crash of Flight 111 - A Daring Flight - Descent Into the Ice - Dogs and More ...
NOVA Hurricane Set (Hurricane / Hurricane Katrina / Hurricane of '38)
mpn: WG41869, ean: 0783421418691,
Predicting weather is more than meteorology; it s a high-stakes educated guessing game -- and lives are on the line. Watch how highly-trained scientists routinely -- and carefully -- fly into the world s most destructive storms to measure their inten...
NOVA - Lightning!
mpn: Relay Time: 60 min, ean: 9781593751739, isbn: 1593751737,
Lightning! takes you on a high voltage trip into the most electrically charged weather in the worldculminating in a dazzling lightning show set to music that rivals the most extraordinary fireworks display. The program also visits with some of lightn...
NOVA: Secrets of the Crocodile Caves
ean: 9781593751487, isbn: 1593751486,
Travel to Ankarana, a nature reserve in Madagascar that puts the "wild" in wilderness. The remote Ankarana preserve on the island of Madagascar, a few hundred miles off the coast of Africa, shelters an astonishing array of exotic wild animals. Protec...
NOVA: The Killer's Trail - The Story of Dr. Sam Sheppard
ean: 9781593752132, isbn: 159375213X,
This is fact: Marilyn Sheppard was murdered in 1954. The rest of the crime is a haunting question mark. The Sheppard case led to the infamous trialand re-trialof her husband, Dr. Sam Sheppard, and launched the legal career of lawyer F. Lee Bailey...
NOVA: Wings of Madness
mpn: WG41399, ean: 0783421413993,
Based on the acclaimed biography by Paul Hoffman, Wings of Madness tells the colorful and tragic life of the Brazilian-born aviator named Alberto Santos-Dumont. The first to fly an airplane in Europe, he also pioneered the first practical powered bal...
NOVA: Volcano Under the City
mpn: WG38369, ean: 9781593752484, isbn: 1593752482,
A team of scientists clambers down into the steep crater of an active volcano in central Africa, a lake of molten lava seething far below. The teams mission is to explore this deadly mountain up close to find out when and why it is likely to erupt ...
NOVA: Arctic Passage
mpn: NOVA605, ean: 0841887006668,
In this two-hour mini-series, NOVA dramatizes two extraordinary sagas in the quest for the Northwest Passage, the legendary Arctic sea route between the Atlantic and the Pacific that was the prize objective of merchants and adventurers for centuries....
NOVA: Secret of the Wild Child
mpn: WG35989, ean: 0783421359895,
This documentary takes a look at a young girl named Genie who was completely secluded from the outside world by her parents. The program focuses on her rehabilitation at the hands of expert doctors.System Requirements:Running Time: 60 Mins.Format: DV...
NOVA: Hitler's Sunken Secret
mpn: WG38899, ean: 9781593753191, isbn: 1593753195,
One of the most daring resistance operations of World War II was the 1944 sinking of the Norwegian ferry Hydro, with its cargo of "heavy water" destined for the Naziís secret atomic bomb project. If the Germans had obtained a large supply, it could ...
Nova - Cancer Warrior
ean: 9781578078165, isbn: 1578078164,
Will Endostatin revolutionize cancer treatment?Imagine cancer as a highly manageable disease. Imagine treatment with few side effects. Imagine a revolution in medicine. Dr. Judah Folkman (Director of the Surgical Research Laboratories at Bostonís Ch...
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