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PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

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Friday, Sep 20, 2013 - 5:00 AM    "Why Ships Sink" Are you safe aboard a modern cruise ship? Twenty million passengers embark on cruises each year, vacationing in deluxe "floating cities" that offer everything from swimming pools to shopping malls to ice skating rinks. And the ships just keep getting bigger: The average cruise ship has doubled in size in just the last ten years. Some engineers fear that these towering behemoths are dangerously unstable, and the recent tragedy of the Costa Concordia has raised new questions about their safety. D
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Friday, Sep 20, 2013 - 5:00 AM "Why Ships Sink" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Inside The Megastorm" (WORLD)
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Friday, Oct 4, 2013 - 5:00 AM "Inside The Megastorm" (WORLD)
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Friday, Oct 4, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Inside The Megastorm" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Megastorm Aftermath" (WORLD)
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Friday, Oct 11, 2013 - 5:00 AM "Megastorm Aftermath" (WORLD)
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Friday, Oct 11, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Megastorm Aftermath" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Ground Zero Supertower" (WORLD)
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Friday, Oct 18, 2013 - 5:00 AM "Ground Zero Supertower" (WORLD)
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