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Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures

NOVA

After a massive extinction, diverse marsupials came to dominate this isolated continent.

60 min.

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes

NOVA

Part 2 of 4. The move of life from ocean to land.

60 min.

Mystery of a Masterpiece

Mystery of a Masterpiece

NOVA

Examining the work of art sleuths.

1 min.

Deadliest Earthquakes

Deadliest Earthquakes

NOVA

Big quakes are inevitable, but can we prevent their devastation?

Separating Twins

Separating Twins

NOVA

The story of conjoined twins Trishna and Krishna.

60 min.

D-Day's Sunken Secrets

D-Day's Sunken Secrets

NOVA

Exploring the relics on the sea floor near Normandy, France.

120 min.

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