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Tag: PBS Nova

NOVA PBS: A New Way to See the Brain

Use just diapers and water to get the closest look at the brain yet.  

PBS Nova: 2.5 Ways to Die in a Black Hole

Stretched like a noodle? Burnt to a crisp? The answer to how you would die in a black hole could revolutionize the fundamental laws of nature.  

PBS: Lost King of the Maya

In an ancient Mayan arena, enemies of notorious King Yax KÕuk Mo square off in a ball game that appears much like modern soccer. But in this fateful contest, winners liveÑand losers lose their heads. The Maya was a Mesoamerican civilization, the only culture known with a fully developed written language in the pre-Columbian Americas. …

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