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From the makers of the award-winning science series NOVA comes a tantalizing new documentary series reporting from the frontiers of science!

NOVA Wonders, a miniseries featuring six hour-long episodes, is hosted by three engaging young scientists. It follows remarkable researchers who are tackling the biggest unanswered questions about life and the cosmos, and pushing the boundaries of understanding in ways that could transform our world and the future.

NOVA Wonders airs Wednesday nights beginning April 25, 2018 at 9 p.m. on CPTV.

Episodes include:

“WHAT ARE ANIMALS SAYING?” on April 25 at 9 p.m. on CPTV
Can we crack the code of animal communication?

“WHAT’S LIVING IN YOU?” on May 2 at 9 p.m. on CPTV
Discover how a world of microbes living in and on you can make you sick — and keep you healthy.

“ARE WE ALONE?” on May 9 at 9 p.m. on CPTV
Hunt for clues in the universe to answer one of humanity’s biggest questions: Are we alone?

“CAN WE BUILD A BRAIN?” on May 16 at 9 p.m. on CPTV
How does today’s artificial intelligence actually work — and is it truly intelligent?

“CAN WE MAKE LIFE?” on May 23 at 9 p.m. on CPTV
A revolution in gene-editing technology enables scientists to create and edit DNA as never before.

“WHAT’S THE UNIVERSE MADE OF?” on May 30 at 9 p.m. on CPTV
Peer into the deep unknowns of the universe to explore the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy.


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