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Soundscape Ecology

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NOVA
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What can sound tell us about the health of an ecosystem? Continue


Hanna Ranch | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


A documentary about visionary and charismatic cattleman, Kirk Hanna. Part eulogy, part love letter and part wake up call, learn about Hanna through the memories and anecdotes from family members, colleagues and friends. When Hanna's dream of harmony and sustainability ran up against the reality of family conflict and mounting threats to the land, he lost hope. Continue


"The Trouble with Chicken" - Preview

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FRONTLINE
PBS


FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our poultry — and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat. Continue


Animal Homes: Location, Location, Location - Preview

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Nature
PBS


Finding a good base of operations is key to successfully raising a family. One must find the correct stream or tree, the correct building materials, neighbors and sometimes tenants. In the wild, every home is a unique DIY project, every head of household is a designer and engineer. Animated blueprints and tiny cameras chart the building plans and progress of many different animal species. Continue


Lethal Seas Preview

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NOVA
PBS


A unique coral garden in Papua New Guinea shows what the future may hold as oceans acidify. Airing May 13, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


DIY Subatomic Particle Detector

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NOVA
PBS


Reveal subatomic particles that are shooting in front of your eyes all the time. Continue


The Universe, Asymmetry, and You

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NOVA
PBS


The universe's symmetry was shattered by a quantum fluctuation, allowing life to exist. Continue


Test Your Implicit Bias with Science

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Independent Lens
PBS


In conjunction with the new documentary American Denial, take the famous Implicit Association Test which measures one's level of unconscious bias. The test, which has been taken by more than two million people, reveals that even the most consciously tolerant of us may hold prejudices, and while you may be surprised by the results, you’ll be in good company. Continue


The Last Orangutan Eden

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Nature
PBS


Ecologist Chris Morgan travels to the jungles of Northern Sumatra to document the work being done to save its population of wild orangutans. Asia’s most intelligent ape once roamed across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java, but today, fewer than 7,000 Sumatran orangutans remain in the wild. The film cites rapid deforestation as the chief reason for the species’ declining population. Continue


The Great Math Mystery Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Is math invented by humans, or is it the language of the universe? Airing April 15, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


How brain stimulation helped Miles O'Brien land a helicopter

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Science correspondent Miles O'Brien tests the effectiveness of transcranial brain stimulation by performing a tricky helicopter landing with and without a jolt to the brain. Continue


Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

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Nature
PBS


Representing the meticulous and ambitious work of an all-Chinese film company led by award-winning filmmaker, Xi Zhinong, this spectacular film is the true story of a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world. Continue


Hummingbird Builds Tiny Nest

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Nature
PBS


A female Anna's hummingbird builds a nest constructed of plant fibers and spiderwebs. Just the right size for her tiny eggs Continue


Animal Homes: The Nest - Preview

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Nature
PBS


Bird nests come in all shapes and sizes, crafted from an inexhaustible diversity of materials, including fur, grasses, leaves, mosses, sticks and twigs, bones, wool, mud and spider silk. Quite a few also contain man-made materials – colorful twine, bits of wire, even plastic bags. Each one is a remarkable work of art, built with just a beak! Continue


Ghosts of Subatomic Particles

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NOVA
PBS


The universe’s smallest particles fly down from space and emit from a radioactive rod. Continue


The Burden of Knowing

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NOVA
PBS


Genetic tests reveal important information, but the knowledge comes with a cost. Continue


Invisible Universe Revealed Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Follow the historic rescue of Hubble—the space telescope that unveiled the cosmos. Airing April 22, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery

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NOVA
PBS


How has this unique structure, built on a seismic fault, survived centuries of quakes? Continue


Orangutan Mom Helps Baby Swing Through Tree Tops

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Nature
PBS


Baby orangutans sometimes need help from their mothers when trying to swing between tree branches. Continue


EARTH A New Wild | Water Preview

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EARTH A New Wild
PBS


Sanjayan explores humankind’s relationship with the Earth’s most important resource: water. Unraveling dramatic connections between fresh water and the health of the planet, he uncovers spectacular wildlife stories that center on managing the natural pulse of the planet’s water. Continue


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