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Invisible Universe Revealed

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NOVA
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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


Apples

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How Does It Grow
PBS


One of the world’s most ubiquitous fruits might seem like a simple thing to grow. But inside the common apple is a secret — and it's been challenging apple growers since Ancient Greece. Continue


Garlic

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How Does It Grow
PBS


We peel back the layers of nature's most powerful superfood: from the quirks of garlic's modern cultivation to the weird ways it's been used throughout history. Continue


The Mother of Hubble

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


The Three-Foot-Long Footworm

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Gross Science
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Guinea worms have plagued humans for millennia, but they’re almost extinct. Continue


Soundscape Ecology

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NOVA
PBS


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


The Universe, Asymmetry, and You

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


Petra: Lost City of Stone

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NOVA
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How did early engineers carve tombs into rock cliffs and funnel water to this desert city? Continue


Sinking Ship Guitar Hero

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NOVA
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As the ship Oceanos began to sink, a guitarist aboard helped lift passengers to safety. Continue


Petra: Lost City of Stone Preview

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NOVA
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How did early engineers carve tombs into rock cliffs and funnel water to this desert city? Airing February 18, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Kangaroo Gas and Global Warming

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Gross Science
PBS


Can kangaroo farts teach us how to make cattle and other livestock more eco-friendly? Continue


Cranberries

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How Does It Grow
PBS


Most of us have only ever eaten cranberries as juice or that jiggly sauce we extract from a can at holiday time. But long before they're processed into these foods, fresh cranberries take special work to grow and harvest. Go underwater and high overhead to learn all about this native American fruit. Continue


Mushrooms

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How Does It Grow
PBS


Mushrooms have suffered from a case of mistaken identity. Is it a plant, or even a vegetable? We find answers inside the underground houses where farmers grow this mysterious food. Continue


The Great Math Mystery

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


Sea Cucumber Evisceration

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Gross Science
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Sea cucumbers can expel their internal organs and then regrow them. Continue


Lethal Seas Preview

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NOVA
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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


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


Sinkholes—Buried Alive

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NOVA
PBS


The catastrophic collapse of the ground beneath our feet is a growing worldwide hazard. Continue


Sunken Ship Rescue

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NOVA
PBS


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


The Children’s Climate Crusade

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Moyers & Company
PBS


The very agencies created to protect our environment have been hijacked by the polluting industries they were meant to regulate. It may just turn out that the judicial system, our children and their children will save us from ourselves, Mary Christina Wood, a legal scholar, tells Bill Moyers this week. Continue


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