History Series / NOVA

28th Sep '17 1:24:22 AM HelloLamppost
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** "The Asteroid and the Dinosaurs" has a small, simply animated sequence with Diplodocus and Tyrannosaurus.

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** "The Asteroid and the Dinosaurs" Dinosaur" has a small, simply animated sequence with Diplodocus and Tyrannosaurus.
22nd Sep '17 12:20:02 PM LtFedora
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* TheHunterBecomesTheHunted: Used repeatedly in “Hitler’s Lost Sub,” while describing how the war turned against the German submariners.
-->”The hunters of the early years had become the hunted of the latter years. The ‘Happy Times’ were replaced with what we called ‘Die Sauregurkenzeit‘ or the ‘sour pickle time.’ We didn’t have any fun out there anymore.”
19th Jun '17 11:06:58 PM LtFedora
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* HopeSpot: In "Hitler's Lost Sub," the divers find a knife inscribed with a crewman's name, giving them the real possibility of identifying the wreck. However, when they visit the U-boat archives, they find that the crewman was on a boat that sank off of Africa instead of New Jersey, forcing them to disregard this clue. Fortunately, they are later vindicated when they do identify the wreck, finding it is the same boat that had been directed to New Jersey but never received the new orders for Africa.

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* HopeSpot: In "Hitler's Lost Sub," the divers find a knife inscribed with a crewman's name, giving them the a real possibility of identifying the wreck. However, when they visit the U-boat archives, they find that the crewman was on a boat that sank off of Africa instead of New Jersey, forcing them to disregard this clue. Fortunately, they are later vindicated when they do identify the wreck, finding it is the same boat that had been directed to New Jersey but never received the new orders for Africa.
16th Mar '17 8:14:14 PM Twiddler
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A spinoff, titled ''Nova [=ScienceNow=]'', premiered in 2005. Seasons 2-5 were hosted by UsefulNotes/NeilDeGrasseTyson.
23rd Feb '17 10:49:19 AM LtFedora
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* HopeSpot: In "Hitler's Lost Sub," the divers find a knife inscribed with a crewman's name, giving them the real possibility of identifying the wreck. However, when they visit the U-boat archives, they find that the crewman was on a boat that sank off of Africa instead of New Jersey, forcing them to disregard this clue. Fortunately, they are later vindicated when they do identify the wreck, finding it is the same boat that had been directed to New Jersey but never received the new orders for Africa.
16th Nov '16 11:32:39 AM DeltaDart
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* ConspicuousCG: Quite common, and especially egregious in the string theory documentary.
27th May '16 5:53:46 PM Orbiting
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-->''Nova: each week, a science adventure.''
--->The opening line of each episode of the first season

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-->''Nova: ->''Nova: each week, a science adventure.''
--->The -->-- '''The opening line of each episode of the first season
season'''
12th May '16 12:11:25 PM StarSword
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* ShootTheShaggyDog: [[http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/military/hitlers-supergun.html "Bombing Hitler's Supergun"]]. Joe Kennedy Jr. (UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy's older brother) attempts to fly a remote-controlled bomb into the WaveMotionGun to destroy it, but an electrical fault causes the plane to explode in midair before he can bail out of it as planned. Allied troops reach the supergun site a month later to discover that an earlier British bombing attack had already destroyed the site.
28th Mar '16 11:59:02 AM VenomLancerHae
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* DownerEnding[=/=]ShaggyDogStory: [[http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/military/b29-frozen.html "B-29: Frozen in Time"]]. Team spends months trying to repair and recover a B-29 Superfortress that made an emergency landing in Greenland in 1947. One guy actually dies working on it. They get it started and moving and ... the damn thing catches fire and burns to the ground.



* NazisWithGnarlyWeapons: [[http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostsub/ "Hitler's Lost Sub"]] discusses the U-boat Service and in particular the Type IXC U-boat.


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* ShaggyDogStory: [[http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/military/b29-frozen.html "B-29: Frozen in Time"]]. The team spends months trying to repair and recover a B-29 Superfortress that made an emergency landing in Greenland in 1947. One guy actually dies working on it. They get it started and moving and ... the damn thing catches fire and burns to the ground.
20th Mar '16 6:09:17 PM ryanasaurus0077
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--''Nova: each week, a science adventure.''

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--''Nova: -->''Nova: each week, a science adventure.''
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