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Space Pics That Amaze Scientists

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


Chasing Pluto

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Watch as the New Horizons spacecraft captures our first clear view of Pluto’s icy surface. Continue


Chasing Pluto Preview

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Watch as the New Horizons spacecraft captures our first clear view of Pluto’s icy surface. Continue


The Mother of Hubble

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Astronomer Nancy Roman worked on Hubble's design and development for more than 25 years. Continue


The Universe, Asymmetry, and You

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


Take a Closer Look at To Catch A Comet

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To Catch A Comet
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Flip through photos from To Catch A Comet. Learn about the daring attempt to land an orbiter on the surface of a comet as it zoomed around the sun. Re-airs March 4 at 10 pm ET. Continue


First Man on the Moon

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He risked his life for the nation and became a world icon, but who was Neil Armstrong? Airing December 3, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


First Man on the Moon Preview

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He risked his life for the nation and became a world icon, but who was Neil Armstrong? Airing December 3, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


To Catch A Comet Preview

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To Catch A Comet
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In deep space billions of kilometers from Earth, orbiter Rosetta travels towards an icy rock that hurtles through space at tens of thousands of kilometers per hour. Rosetta has been in space for ten years, but she will do something no other spacecraft has ever attempted — land on the volatile surface of a comet as it flies around the sun. Continue


Do We Live in a Multiverse?

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Could parallel universes exist? If so, what would they look like and how would they form? Continue


How Many Stars Are There?

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It’s Okay to Be Smart
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How many stars are there in the universe? Are there more stars out there than grains of sand on Earth? Thanks to advanced space telescopes, we’ve been able to peer farther into deep time and the distant universe than we ever thought possible, and we might finally be able to answer these mind-boggling questions. Continue


A Pluto Flyby Dress Rehearsal

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See key moments in NASA’s Pluto Flyby, as previewed in a 3-D simulation. Continue


Invisible Universe Revealed

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


The Great Math Mystery

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Is math invented by humans, or is it the language of the universe? Continue


The Great Math Mystery Preview

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


Big Bang Machine

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


Big Bang Machine Preview

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Explore the deepest mysteries of the early universe and the quest to find the Higgs Boson. Airing January 14, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Full Episode

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To Catch A Comet
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On November 11, billions of kilometers from Earth, a spacecraft orbiter and lander did what no other had dared to attempt: land on the volatile surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun at 67,000 km/hr. Continue


Makers Women in Space Promo

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military, and even Lyndon Johnson, as a distraction. It wasn’t until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Continue


Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Astronaut Mae Jemison on reaching her goal of space travel. Continue


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