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NOVA - Season 39 Episode 19 : Secrets of the Sun (2021)
 
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It contains 99.9 percent of all the matter in our solar system and sheds hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most amazing physics laboratories in the universe. Now, with the help of new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing the sun as they never have before and even recreating what happens at its very center in labs here on Earth. Their work will help us understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades. But more critically, it may help us predict and track solar storms that have the power to zap our power grid, shut down telecommunications, and ground global air travel for days, weeks, or even longer. Such storms have happened before—but never in the modern era of satellite communication. "Secrets of the Sun" reveals a bright new dawn in our understanding of our nearest star—one that might help keep our planet from going dark.
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TV Network:PBS
Release Date:Jan 01, 1970
Last Air Date:Apr 14, 2021
Number of Seasons:48
Number of Episodes:911
Genres:Documentary
NOVA - Season List:
Season 0
1999-07-13
Season 1
1974-03-03
Season 2
1974-11-03
Season 3
1976-01-04
Season 4
1977-01-05
Season 5
1978-01-04
Season 6
1979-01-04
Season 7
1980-01-15
Season 8
1981-01-06
Season 9
1982-01-10
Season 10
1983-01-18
Season 11
1984-01-17
Season 12
1985-01-15
Season 13
1986-01-21
Season 14
1987-01-20
Season 15
1988-01-19
Season 16
1989-01-17
Season 17
1990-01-09
Season 18
1991-01-08
Season 19
1992-01-14
Season 20
1993-01-05
Season 21
1994-01-18
Season 22
1995-01-09
Season 23
1995-10-10
Season 24
1996-10-01
Season 25
1997-10-07
Season 26
1998-10-06
Season 27
1999-10-05
Season 28
2000-10-24
Season 29
2001-10-02
Season 30
2002-09-03
Season 31
2003-09-30
Season 32
2004-09-28
Season 33
2005-09-20
Season 34
2006-09-05
Season 35
2007-10-09
Season 36
2008-10-07
Season 37
2009-10-06
Season 38
2010-10-19
Season 39
2011-09-07
Season 40
2012-10-10
Season 41
2013-09-11
Season 42
2014-09-10
Season 43
2015-09-16
Season 44
2016-09-07
Season 45
2018-01-10
Season 46
2019-01-02
Season 47
2020-02-05
Season 48
2021-01-14