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Can You Upload Your Brain?

How the laws of physics forbid perfect cloning.

Can You Upload Your Brain?

Video thumbnail: NOVA Ethics and Self-Driving Cars

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Ethics and Self-Driving Cars

How do we program moral decision-making into autonomous vehicles?

Ethics and Self-Driving Cars

Video thumbnail: NOVA Black Hole Information Paradox

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Black Hole Information Paradox

Do black holes delete information forever? Or could information somehow escape them?

Black Hole Information Paradox

Video thumbnail: NOVA Choose Your Own Adventure into a Black Hole

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Choose Your Own Adventure into a Black Hole

What would it be like to fall into a black hole? Choose your own adventure to find out!

Choose Your Own Adventure into a Black Hole

Video thumbnail: NOVA The Next Quest for New Worlds

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The Next Quest for New Worlds

There are worlds beyond our own. A new explorer just left Earth to hunt for them.

The Next Quest for New Worlds

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Why Fart Sounds Are Funny

April Fool's! We weigh in on the serious science behind... whoopee cushions.

Why Fart Sounds Are Funny

Video thumbnail: NOVA Fake or Physics?

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Fake or Physics?

Guess which of these five unbelievable facts are real physics.

Fake or Physics?

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Remembering Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking had a way of bringing the most cosmic ideas down to Earth.

Remembering Stephen Hawking

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Saving Snowy Owls from Airplanes

When snowy owls land at Logan Airport, Norman Smith gives the birds a one-way flight out.

Saving Snowy Owls from Airplanes

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The Physics of the Multiverse

A multiverse could explain why our universe is fine-tuned for life.

The Physics of the Multiverse

Video thumbnail: NOVA What Is Dark Matter? A New Clue!

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What Is Dark Matter? A New Clue!

A signal from the dawn of the universe may hold surprising clues about dark matter.

What Is Dark Matter? A New Clue!

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Celebrating Black Scientists

In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate these black scientists.

Celebrating Black Scientists

Video thumbnail: NOVA Curling, A Great Physics Mystery

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Curling, A Great Physics Mystery

To physicists, curling presents the most puzzling conundrum in the Olympic Games.

Curling, A Great Physics Mystery

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The Biggest Puzzle in Physics

Sometimes the biggest puzzle in physics seems like the worst relationship in the universe.

The Biggest Puzzle in Physics

Video thumbnail: NOVA Wild Ways to Find a Mate

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Wild Ways to Find a Mate

From necking giraffes to monogamous parasites, creatures couple up in unexpected ways.

Wild Ways to Find a Mate

Video thumbnail: NOVA What The Physics?! - Q&A

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What The Physics?! - Q&A

"What The Physics?!" host, Greg Kestin, answers questions from you, our viewers.

What The Physics?! - Q&A

Video thumbnail: NOVA What Is Bitcoin?

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What Is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin and other cryoptocurrencies—the future of money or hype? Here's what they are.

What Is Bitcoin?

Video thumbnail: NOVA What Is Blockchain?

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What Is Blockchain?

Here's how a blockchain tracks and theoretically secures the movement of digital currency.

What Is Blockchain?

Video thumbnail: NOVA Seeing Quantum with the Naked Eye

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Seeing Quantum with the Naked Eye

Simply squinting at a lamp highlights the quantum nature of light.

Seeing Quantum with the Naked Eye

Video thumbnail: NOVA Can Tech Save Players’ Brains?

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Can Tech Save Players’ Brains?

Football is a full-contact sport, but can a high tech mouth guard help save players’ brain

Can Tech Save Players’ Brains?

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Predicting Landslides

How might science help avoid tragic deaths caused by landslides?

Predicting Landslides

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Does the Flu Shot Work?

The flu vaccine changes from year to year and its efficacy varies. Here’s why.

Does the Flu Shot Work?

Video thumbnail: NOVA How Scientists Discovered Dark Matter

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How Scientists Discovered Dark Matter

What kind of clues led to the discovery of Dark Matter and its place in the universe?

How Scientists Discovered Dark Matter

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How the Universe Will End

Dark energy is spreading the universe apart—what’s it mean for astronomy in the future?

How the Universe Will End