The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has upended life as we know it in a matter of mere months. But at
the same time, an unprecedented global effort to understand and contain the virus—and find a
treatment for the disease it causes—is underway. Join the doctors on the front lines of the fight
against COVID-19 as they strategize to stop the spread, and meet the researchers racing to find
treatments and vaccines. Along the way, discover how this devastating disease emerged, what it
does to the human body, and why it exploded into a pandemic.
May 20, 2020
Eagles dominate the skies. But what makes these predators so special? Researchers put one eagle
to the test—and stunning up-close footage reveals her incredible strength, eyesight, and flying
skills. With intimate access to a new bald eagle family, NOVA takes you into the nest to witness
the danger and drama of chicks struggling to survive.
September 16, 2020
Saving Notre Dame
When the roof of the Notre Dame cathedral erupted in flames in April of 2019, firefighters battled for nine grueling hours to save the historic landmark. Still, Paris came within fifteen minutes of losing more than 800 years of history. Now engineers are in a different race against time: to rebuild the roof and secure the medieval structure of Notre Dame within five years. With the rebuild underway, researchers are trying to piece together what happened that fateful day, and how such a catastrophe can be avoided in the future.