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2.5 Ways to Die in a Black Hole

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NOVA
PBS


The answer to how you would die in a black hole could revolutionize the laws of nature. Continue


Comet of the Century

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Comet Encounter
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In this program, scientists around the world follow a once-in-a-lifetime event, the path of the sun-grazing comet ISON. The comet, somewhere between one and 10 kilometers in diameter, is currently just beyond the orbit of Jupiter. As it races past Earth toward the sun, it will likely develop a tail to light up the night skies. Continue


At the Edge of Space

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NOVA
PBS


Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and space? Continue


Bombardier - Preview

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Raw to Ready
PBS


See tempered glass, titanium, fiberglass, lacquer and aluminum alloy become a cutting-edge jet. Continue


The City Dark - Preview

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POV
PBS


Get a fascinating introduction to the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars. 8/12/2013 Continue


Children of the Northern Lights | June 5 on FUTURESTATES

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FutureStates
PBS


Two astronauts on a prospecting mission to find a new supply of energy crash land on a distant planet, where alien beings offer a chance at a survival – but at a great cost. Directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean. Continue


Space Shuttle Disaster - Preview

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NOVA
PBS


On February 1, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated just 16 minutes before it was due to land. All seven astronauts aboard perished, and the implications for the future of the space shuttle program were enormous. Through interviews with astronauts and their families, and with members of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, take a look at the Columbia tragedy — and at NASA itself. Continue


Parachute Problems

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NOVA
PBS


While testing Curiosity’s parachute in the world’s largest wind tunnel, JPL scientists and engineers were confounded by a failed trial run. The parachute had never failed to open in the past, so why this strange anomaly? By replicating the error and analyzing it in high-resolution footage, they were able to pinpoint the problem. Continue


Ultimate Mars Challenge

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NOVA
PBS


In its search for life beyond Earth, NASA employs a "sky crane" maneuver to land the Curiosity rover on Mars. Continue


An Interview with Sally Ride

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NOVA
PBS


Watch an uncut interview with the late astronaut, conducted at NASA in 1984. Continue


Alien Planets Revealed Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Are we alone—and if not, what might the inhabitants of far-flung worlds look like? Continue


Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?

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NOVA
PBS


Will future asteroids trigger massive extinctions—or be mined for precious minerals? Continue


Comet Encounter - Preview

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Comet Encounter
PBS


Follow a once-in-a-lifetime event — Comet ISON’s brush with the sun. Continue


Space Night on PBS

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PBS


November 20th is Space Night on PBS, featuring 3 back-to-back space programs: NOVA "At the Edge of Space", NOVA "Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?", and COMET ENCOUNTER. Check your local listings. Continue


Ancient Computer Sneak Peek

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NOVA
PBS


An ancient Greek computer could predict eclipses with impressive accuracy. Continue


Earth From Space

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NOVA
PBS


Detailed satellite images reveal the web of connections that sustain life on Earth. Continue


Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope - Preview

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Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope
PBS


Learn how and why Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon brought a Torah scroll on board the shuttle Columbia. 1/31/2013 Continue


Space Kids

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NOVA
PBS


For Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers, Curiosity's landing represented the culmination of many years of hard work and personal aspiration. In this video, they trace their love of space back to childhood memories and express their gratitude for being given the opportunity to land a rover on Mars. Continue


Ultimate Mars Challenge Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Witness the exhilarating moments of Curiosity’s Mars landing — and the spectacular discoveries afterward. Continue


July 13, 2012

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To The Contrary
PBS


The shocking video of an Afghan woman's execution by the Taliban. Then, a first for women and the Olympics? And, Behind the Headlines: BPA. A plastic by-product that's everywhere and rasing health concerns. Continue


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