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It's Okay to Be Smart

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The Forgotten Plague Preview

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American Experience
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By the dawn of the 19th century tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. The battle against the deadly bacteria had a profound and lasting impact on the US, shaping medical and scientific pursuits, social habits, economic development, western expansion, and government policy. Premieres February 10 on PBS American Experience. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues January 21

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PBS Presents
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Think Wednesday, Think PBS. Continues Wednesday January 21st at 8/7c. Continue


Ben Franklin’s Scientific Achievements

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Secrets of the Dead
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America’s Founding Father Benjamin Franklin was intellectually curious about the world and he operated in it as a gentlemanly scientist. He pursued experiments related to electricity, he looked at better ways to make clocks and improve bifocal lenses. In 1752, he had won world-wide fame when he proved that lightening was not an act of God but in fact electricity. Continue


Colosseum Building Blocks

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NOVA
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The Colosseum was built in just several years due to a clever use of repeating arches. Continue


View Photos of Kenya's Samburu Tribesmen

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EARTH A New Wild
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Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Kenya shoot, featured in the Water episode. Continue


Learn About the Arctic's Reindeer Tribes

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EARTH A New Wild
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View photos of members of the Arctic's reindeer tribes, featured in the Plains episode. Continue


Punk Rock Penguins Take a Stand

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Nature
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The skua is a large seagull-like bird that preys on penguin chicks. But the tables are turned when the babies are nearly full-grown and sporting feather mohawks. Continue


"Theory of Everything" Eddie Redmayne on Stephen Hawking

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Charlie Rose The Week
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Actor Eddie Redmayne talks about his role as Stephen Hawking in the new film "The Theory of Everything" — and discusses his nervousness when meeting the great physicist for the first time. Continue


Being with Jane Goodall

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Secret Life of Scientists
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Jane Goodall opens her heart to animals and tells us why we should, too. Continue


Braincraft

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Think Wednesday Continues January 28

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PBS Presents
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Think Wednesday, Think PBS. Continues Wednesday January 28th at 8/7c. Continue


William Hewson’s Experiments and the Craven Street Bones

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Secrets of the Dead
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William Hewson, Benjamin Franklin’s neighbor at 36 Craven Street, was no ordinary physician. He was an anatomist. Hewson had conducted extensive research into the human lymphatic system and his detailed findings were recorded by leading anatomical artists of the day. Are the bones at Craven Street connected to William Hewson? Continue


Sunken Ship Rescue

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NOVA
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A team of 500 engineers and divers struggle to raise the Costa Concordia cruise ship. Continue


Edison, Chapter 1

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American Experience
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By the 1920s, Thomas Edison was a prolific inventor and quite possibly the most famous man in the world. But before he invented the phonograph, the lightbulb or the kinetoscope, he was a young boy working as a telegraph operator. He soon began tinkering with the telegraphic equipment and experimenting with his own improvements. "Edison" premieres January 27 on American Experience PBS. Continue


Tour the Great Bear Rainforest

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EARTH A New Wild
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At 21 million acres, the Great Bear Rainforest on the coast of British Columbia in Canada is the largest remaining coastal temperate rainforest on the planet and home to thousands of species of plants and animals, including some that are very unique. At 21 million acres, the Great Bear Rainforest in Canada is the largest remaining coastal temperate rainforest Continue


Penguin Post Office - Preview

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Nature
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Antarctica’s most popular tourist destination is a unique British post office located in the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula at Port Lockroy, about 700 miles south of Argentina and Chile. Enthusiastic cruise ship passengers from around the world come ashore throughout the Antarctic summer to see the colony of 3,000 gentoo penguins that takes up residence each year. Continue


January 16 Preview: Eddie Redmayne

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Charlie Rose The Week
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On the show this week, Charlie Rose speaks with Eddie Redmayne about the new film "The Theory of Everything" and what is was like to meet physicist Stephen Hawking. Continue


Big Bang Machine

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NOVA
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Explore the deepest mysteries of the early universe and the quest to find the Higgs Boson. Continue


Take a Closer Look at "The Queen's Garden"

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The Queen's Garden
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Flip through these photos to explore Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer inside "The Queen's Garden." Learn about the history and natural history of this remarkable hidden royal treasure in the center of London. Continue


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