Science & Nature

Nature: The Gathering Swarms

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- It is quite a spectacle when animals come together in inconceivable numbers: sometimes in the millions, billions, and even trillions.


Plants Behaving Badly

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:00pm

Examine the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi film over the years.


Frontline: The Fish On My Plate

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 8:30pm

Journalist and author Paul Greenberg (Four Fish; American Catch) spends a year eating only fish. From farmed fish in Norway to the biggest wild fishery in the world off Peru, he travels to investigate the health of the ocean – as well as his own.


APM Reports' "Thirsty Planet"

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Scientists say most people on Earth will first experience climate change in terms of water — either too much or too little.


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.

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