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At the Edge of Space

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At the Edge of Space

Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and space?
S40 E23 Length 52:52 Premiere: 11.20.13

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NOVA

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NOVA brings you stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow, from how our ancestors lived, to whether parallel universes exist, to how technology will transform our lives. Visit the official website to watch full-length documentaries, or explore our world through short-form video, on our digital publication NOVA Next.

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Season 40

Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?

S40 E24 Length 53:07 Premiere Date 11.20.13

At the Edge of Space

S40 E23 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 11.20.13

Oklahoma's Deadliest Tornadoes

S40 E15 Length 53:06 Premiere Date 5.29.13

Manhunt—Boston Bombers

S40 E14 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 5.29.13

Meteor Strike

S40 E13 Length 53:06 Premiere Date 3.27.13

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters

S40 E11 Length 54:15 Premiere Date 4.24.13

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes

S40 E10 Length 54:10 Premiere Date 4.17.13

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening

S40 E9 Length 54:10 Premiere Date 4.10.13

Mind of a Rampage Killer

S40 E8 Length 52:53 Premiere Date 2.20.13

Earth From Space

S40 E6 Length 1:52:52 Premiere Date 2.13.13

Building Pharaoh's Chariot

S40 E5 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 2.6.13

Decoding Neanderthals

S40 E2 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 1.9.13

Doomsday Volcanoes

S40 E1 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 1.2.13

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