Tuesday, November 2 at 8:00 p.m.
Trapped in an Elevator
How do elevators work? Are they safe? Why are so many people afraid of them? Across North America, elevators move 325 million passengers every day, and, most of the time, people donít give them a second thought. In Trapped in an Elevator, NOVA reveals the secret life of these ubiquitous machines and investigates personal stories of those who have been caught inside when they fail.
Tuesday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m.
Dogs have been domesticated for longer than any other animal on the planet, and humans have developed a unique relationship with these furry friends. We treat our pets like a part of the family, and we feel that they can understand us in a way other animals cannot. Now, new research is revealing what dog lovers have suspected all along: Dogs have an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions. What is surprising, however, is new research showing that humans, in turn, respond to dogs with the same hormone responsible for bonding mothers to their babies.
Tuesday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m.
Secrets of Stonehenge
NOVA's cameras were granted exclusive access to the dig site at Bluestonehenge, a prehistoric stone circle monument recently discovered about a mile from Stonehenge, we join a new generation of researchers finding important clues to the enduring mystery of Stonehenge.
Tuesday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m.
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Quest for Solomonís Mines
Countless treasure seekers have set off in search of King Solomonís mines, trekking through burning deserts and scaling the forbidding mountains of Africa and the Levant, inspired by the Bibleís account of splendid temples and palaces adorned in glittering gold and copper. Yet, to date, the evidence that has claimed to support the existence of Solomon and other early kings in the Bible has been highly controversial. In fact, so little physical evidence of the kings who ruled Israel and Edom has been found that many contend that they are no more real than King Arthur.