Extras

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How NASA’s Apollo 8 Left Earth’s Orbit

Apollo 8 was the first in the world to head to the moon using trans-lunar injection.

How NASA’s Apollo 8 Left Earth’s Orbit

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Five Apollo 8 Technological Breakthroughs

The Apollo 8 spacecraft—and its mission—marked a revolution in spaceflight.

Five Apollo 8 Technological Breakthroughs

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Capturing "Earthrise" from Apollo 8

Many consider “Earthrise,” to be one of the most important photos of the 20th century.

Capturing "Earthrise" from Apollo 8

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Apollo's Daring Mission Sneak Peek

Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the story of the first manned mission to the moon.

Apollo's Daring Mission Sneak Peek

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World's Fastest Animal Preview

See the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal: the peregrine falcon.

World's Fastest Animal Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA This Drone Mimics Bird Flight

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This Drone Mimics Bird Flight

With an onboard camera, "the prey drone" excels at filming the peregrine falcon.

This Drone Mimics Bird Flight

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Last B-24 Preview

Dive beneath the sea to the wreckage of a WWII bomber.

Last B-24 Preview

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Identifying Lost Crew with Forensics and DNA Analysis

Can a team of forensic archaeologist identify three WWII airmen that disappeared?

Identifying Lost Crew with Forensics and DNA Analysis

Video thumbnail: NOVA How Peregrine Falcons Thrive in Cities

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How Peregrine Falcons Thrive in Cities

This family of peregrine falcons is taking advantage of urban Chicago's resources.

How Peregrine Falcons Thrive in Cities

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Finding a Lost WWII Tuskegee Airman

Can DNA analysis ID a Tuskegee Airman missing since WWII?

Finding a Lost WWII Tuskegee Airman

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Flying Supersonic Preview

Discover the feats of engineering that made the Concorde the first supersonic airliner.

Flying Supersonic Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA Why Addiction Stigma Stops Patients from Seeking Treatment

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Why Addiction Stigma Stops Patients from Seeking Treatment

Over 20 million Americans struggle with addiction—and social stigma is partially to blame.

Why Addiction Stigma Stops Patients from Seeking Treatment

Video thumbnail: NOVA The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

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The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

How opioids mimic the body's natural pain relievers and sometimes induce euphoria.

The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

Video thumbnail: NOVA How a Teenager's Opioid Prescription Led to Dependence

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How a Teenager's Opioid Prescription Led to Dependence

Severe muscle cramps landed this teen in the hospital, where she was prescribed opioids.

How a Teenager's Opioid Prescription Led to Dependence

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Helping Children Born Dependent on Opioids

A therapy program enables children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome to build skills.

Helping Children Born Dependent on Opioids

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Former Opioid User Discusses Withdrawal and Recovery

Ben Francis became addicted to opioid painkillers in high school after a soccer injury.

Former Opioid User Discusses Withdrawal and Recovery

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A Coal Miner's Story of Addiction and Recovery

After a mining accident, a West Virginia resident began struggling with addiction.

A Coal Miner's Story of Addiction and Recovery

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Canada’s Bold Steps to Reduce Opioid Overdoses

Vancouver, Canada’s supervised injection sites offer people a safer place to use.

Canada’s Bold Steps to Reduce Opioid Overdoses

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Addiction Prologue

Discover how opioid addiction affects the brain and how treatments are saving lives.

Addiction Prologue

Video thumbnail: NOVA Volcano on the Brink Preview

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Volcano on the Brink Preview

Explore Africa’s sleeping giant—Nyamuragira, one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes.

Volcano on the Brink Preview

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Volcano on Fire Preview

Climb into the crater of Nyiragongo, a seething and active African volcano.

Volcano on Fire Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA Volcanic Rock Helps Predict Speed of Future Lava Flow

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Volcanic Rock Helps Predict Speed of Future Lava Flow

If a volcano’s lava is low in silica, the lava will move more quickly during an eruption.

Volcanic Rock Helps Predict Speed of Future Lava Flow

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Operation Bridge Rescue Preview

Follow engineers and woodworkers as they rebuild and transport an iconic American bridge.

Operation Bridge Rescue Preview

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Moving a Wooden Covered Bridge

A team scrambles to move a bridge across a rapidly rising creek.

Moving a Wooden Covered Bridge