NOVA|MAKING NORTH AMERICA

This unprecedented, 3-part series presents a bold and sweeping biography of our homeland. How was it built? How did life evolve? How did the landscape shape us? Host Kirk Johnson embarks on an epic road trip to uncover the clues just beneath our feet.

Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 p.m. (premieres August 2, 2018) 

“Origins” – See the epic 3-billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to huge eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, discover how forces of almost unimaginable power gave birth to North America.   Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:00-11:00 p.m.