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Mae Jemison: I Wanted To Go Into Space

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Sex in the Wild: Dolphins - Preview

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Sex in the Wild
PBS


Joy and Mark investigate the reproductive secrets of marine mammals to learn how animals that breathe air manage to mate, give birth and raise their young underwater. Joy travels to New Zealand to uncover the mating strategy of dusky dolphins. While she reveals the adaptations marine mammals have evolved to mate in the ocean, Mark travels to Mexico to find out how whales find mates in the ocean. Continue


Janna Levin: Questions for the Novelist

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


Janna Levin: What's So Funny About The Big Bang Theory?

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


WORLD Channel | In the WILD!

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World Channel
PBS


Join WORLD Channel "In the WILD" as we explore the complex and evolving world of nature from the eyes of Earth's inhabitants. Covering Earth from land to sea to air, the thirty-plus films educate, reveal, surprise and touch the heart. The programming also challenges us with how to preserve the planet while serving both human and animal populations. Continue


Janna Levin: I'm Still That Same Kid

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


Sex in the Wild: Dr. Joy Interview

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Sex in the Wild
PBS


Dr. Joy Reidenberg, comparative anatomist and host, discusses the importance of examining the reproductive behaviors for animals featured in the new series, SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Knotty Thrills

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NOVA
PBS


Three physicists untie a 150-year-old tangle of a puzzle. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 30th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Join the search for clues to the fate of an orphaned rhinoceros brought up in a wildlife vet’s home on MY WILD AFFAIR. Come face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Monsters" and join Joy and Mark in Australia to uncover the reproductive secrets of the pouch-wearing marsupials on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


The Rhino Who Joined the Family

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My Wild Affair
PBS


Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet’s four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend’s fate. Continue


The Seal Who Came Home - Preview

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My Wild Affair
PBS


When a two-day old harbor seal was rescued by an arborist from Maine, the pair established a friendship that would last for the next 25 years. Continue


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Operation Maneater
PBS


Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three deadly predators: the great white shark, Nile crocodile and polar bear. When these animals attack humans, both sides lose. As more people are killed or maimed, more animals are killed in retaliation. Evans wants to find ways to break this circle of violence and protect both humans and animals. Continue


The Pattern in Nature's Networks

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NOVA
PBS


Science shows it’s a small world after all—and nature’s networks follow a similar pattern. Continue


Fallen City: The Flood

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POV
PBS


Engineers flood the destroyed city of Beichuan with water from a nearby unstable "quake lake," formed by landslides after the earthquake, that threaten to further devastate the Sichuan area. Continue


Janna Levin: 30 Seconds on Why We Should Care

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


A Scene from Sex in the Wild: Elephants

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Sex in the Wild
PBS


As she prepares for the birth of her new baby, Kitty, the African Elephant, spends a restless night on her feet, watching over her two daughters while they pass the time playing and bonding. Then, fourteen days after her expected due date, Kitty finally goes into labor and her long 22 month pregnancy ends with the birth of a healthy calf. Continue


Vaccines—Calling the Shots Short Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Examine the science behind vaccinations, the return of preventable diseases, and the risks of opting out. Continue


Vaccines—Calling the Shots Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Examine the science behind vaccinations, the return of preventable diseases, and the risks of opting out. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 23rd

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PBS Presents
PBS


Delve into the story of an orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus on MY WILD AFFAIR. See how life stormed the beaches and came to dominate planet Earth on NOVA'S "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes" and journey to Borneo with Joy and Mark to explore the reproduction challenges of our orangutan cousins on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 16th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Learn how the death of a baby elephant led to the rescue of more than 150 elephant orphans on MY WILD AFFAIR. Travel with Richard Smith to meet the cast in the first scenes of the great drama of life on earth on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Awakening," and travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


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