Science & Nature

Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:00pm

In Calculating Ada:The Countess of Computing, Dr. Hannah Fry (The Mathematics of Love) explores the short yet remarkable life of Ada Lovelace, a Victorian-era British socialite and one of the world’s earliest computer pioneers.


NOVA: The Origami Revolution

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:00pm

The centuries-old tradition of folding two-dimensional paper into three-dimensional shapes is inspiring a scientific revolution.


Intelligence Squared US: Do Hunters Conserve Wildlife?

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 9:00pm

In 2014, a permit to hunt a single endangered black rhino was sold for $350,000… as part of a program to support its conservation in Namibia. Counterintuitive?


The Great Polar Bear Feast

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 8:00pm

Investigate the problems facing a unique population of polar bears due to climate change.


The Best of Big Blue Live

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 8:00pm

Visit Monterey Bay, California, to view the confluence of creatures in its thriving ecosystem.



Wed, 06/01/2016 - 10:00pm

Join Hawking as he challenges three ordinary people to find humanity’s true place in the cosmos in the SEASON FINALE.


FRONTLINE: Business of Disaster

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:00pm

Disasters are big business. Follow an investigation with NPR into who profits when disaster strikes.


Genius by Stephen Hawking

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 9:00pm

PBS and National Geographic have partnered on a six-part science series that aims to decode the mysteries of evolutionary biology, astrophysics and quantum mechanics.


Nature's Perfect Partners

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 8:00pm

It won’t come as any surprise that survival is the number one goal in the animal kingdom. But to ensure success on a continual basis, many creatures have opted to form alliances rather than go it alone.


Great Scientists in Their Own Words

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 10:00pm

Although intellect and talent were vital to the preeminent scientists of the 20th century, it was ultimately their individual personalities and quirks that drove each to great discoveries.

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