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Big Blue Live Episode 2

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Big Blue Live
PBS


Dive into the hidden world of Monterey’s sea lions and hear about the bay’s rejuvenation through sea otters’ return. Join a scientist who’s trying to help solve the mystery of shark migration and study the anatomy of white sharks and elephant seals. Continue


I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies

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It’s Okay to Be Smart
PBS


Joe Hanson went behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to learn about jellyfish. Be sure to watch #BigBlueLive on PBS starting Monday, Aug. 31 at 8p ET & 8p PT. Subscribe to It's Okay To Be Smart from PBS Digital Studios:https://www.youtube.com/itsokaytobesmart Continue


Cuttlefish: Tentacles In Disguise

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It’s Okay to Be Smart
PBS


Now you "sea" them, now you don't! Cuttlefish are more than the chameleons of the sea, these cephalopods take camouflage to a whole new level. Be sure to watch #BigBlueLive on PBS starting Monday, Aug. 31 at 8p ET & 8p PT. Subscribe to It's Okay To Be Smart from PBS Digital Studios:https://www.youtube.com/itsokaytobesmart Continue


Leaked NSA Spy Gadgets

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NOVA
PBS


These NSA spy gadgets were recently leaked. What would you do if someone were using them to spy on you? Continue


A Blue Whale Sighting

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Big Blue Live
PBS


On the Sunday, Aug. 30th episode Big Blue Live, UK viewers were treated to the largest animal on Earth, the blue whale, when it was spotted via helicopter and tracked live for the first time in history. Big Blue Live premieres on PBS Monday, August 31. Continue


The Ruin and Rise of Monterey Bay

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It’s Okay to Be Smart
PBS


Before people came to Monterey Bay to watch fish, they came here to catch them. And they caught a LOT of one fish: the sardine. But when you empty one species out of the ocean, bad things can happen. Learn how one Monterey Bay scientist, with the help of his friend John Steinbeck, changed how we view our relationship with nature and helped give birth to the field of ecology. Continue


Arctic Ghost Ship Preview

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NOVA
PBS


An astonishing find could solve the mystery of Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition. Continue


Waging Science on the High Seas

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NOVA
PBS


Doing science in the Arctic is tough. Here's why that's a good thing. Continue


The California Sea Otter Makes a Comeback

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Big Blue Live
PBS


Co-host and scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan chronicles the resurgence of both the endangered California sea otter and the giant kelp forest found in Monterey Bay. The PBS and BBC presentation airs live on television and online over three nights, August 31-September 2, at 8-9pm ET, with another live feed to the West Coast at 8-9pm PT. Check local listings. Continue


Spinner Dolphins

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Nature
PBS


Spinners dolphins congregate in superpods of hundreds, coordinating a hunt – and spinning! Scientists do not know for certain why they spin. Continue


Poop Weapons

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Gross Science
PBS


Nothing says “stay away” quite like a fecal shield. Continue


My Date With A Giant Pacific Octopus!

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It’s Okay to Be Smart
PBS


Joe went behind the scenes at Monterey Bay Aquarium to meet the Giant Pacific Octopus, a powerful and curious creature that challenges many of our notions of intelligence! Be sure to watch #BigBlueLive on PBS starting Monday, Aug. 31 at 8p ET & 8p PT. Subscribe to It's Okay To Be Smart from PBS Digital Studios:https://www.youtube.com/itsokaytobesmart Continue


Making North America Sneak Peek

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NOVA
PBS


Host Kirk Johnson explores how the continent was shaped—and how it shaped us. Airing November 4, 11, and 18 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Scientist? Artist. Pirate!

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NOVA
PBS


Joe Davis is a one-of-a-kind individual sailing uncharted waters between art and science. Continue


Incredible Tails Of Amazing Whales!

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It’s Okay to Be Smart
PBS


PBS and BBC are teaming up to bring you an incredible LIVE nature broadcast direct from Monterey Bay, California called BIG BLUE LIVE. In late summer, thousands and thousands of ocean animals come together here, in one of the richest ecosystems on Earth. We'll be bringing you a week of videos direct from Monterey Bay all about this incredible place and the biology it holds. Continue


Soul of the Elephant - Preview

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Nature
PBS


An intimate look into the lives of one of the world’s most intelligent and sensitive animals through the uniquely personal lens of filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert . Continue


What is the Black Plague?

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Gross Science
PBS


Plague sounds like a medieval disease, but there are a few cases in the US every year. Continue


Space Pics That Amaze Scientists

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NOVA
PBS


We asked scientists, “What are your favorite images from space?” Here’s what they said. Continue


Great White Shark Hunts Fur Seals

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Nature
PBS


A special band of muscle running along its side helps the great white hunt fur seals. Continue


A New Way to See the Brain

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NOVA
PBS


Use just diapers and water to get the closest look at the brain yet. Continue


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