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We 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!
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August 30, 2015 at 5:50 pm
We note the passing of author and neurologist, Dr. Oliver Sacks.
Which of his books was your favorite?
Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown rare among scientists.
August 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm
‘I just miss home': Two stories of life after Katrina (From PBS NewsHour)
Hurricane Katrina displaced hundreds of thousands of residents of New Orleans and many never returned. For the past decade, filmmaker Rennick Soholt has followed the lives of several families who fled. Now, hear the personal stories of two former New Orleans residents who spoke to Soholt about their…
August 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Have you ever had a dream that you were riding a whale? Find out what that would look like, from this clip courtesy of BBC Big Blue Live.
Learn about the largest animals on the planet when BIG BLUE LIVE premieres LIVE on PBS Monday-Wednesday this week at 8pm ET & PT and online at http://pbs.org/bigbluelive. #BigBlueLive
Ever wondered what it's like to be on-board a whale? The team at Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University have attached HD cameras to blue, gray and humpback whales to learn more about their behaviour. The results are simply astonishing! Join us at 7pm on BBC One for our third and final episode! But for now, we recommend you sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!
August 30, 2015 at 12:26 pm
How did Katrina change how we evacuate pets from disaster? (From PBS NewsHour)
The fact that many people died in the floods because they wouldn't leave their animals behind -- as well as the sight of hundreds of abandoned cats and dogs after the flood waters receded -- prompted major changes to state and federal laws regarding the evacuation of pets during disasters.
August 30, 2015 at 10:05 am
Bacteria in Tree of Life Expand by 50% Thanks to Water Filters and Algorithms (From NOVA Next)
A new technique is unveiling an unseen microscopic universe, and it could eventually provide us with a fuller picture of the tree of life.
August 30, 2015 at 2:00 am
#BigBlueLive is just days away! Rewire - Twin Cities Public Television previews the most exciting show of summer, on-air and online, premiering LIVE on PBS starting Monday at 8p ET & PT.
This Sea Otter Has A Great Plan For You: Big Blue Live by Maribel Lopez in Highlights — 27 Aug, 2015 Over here at Rewire, we’ve been preparing ourselves up for what is going to be a 3-night marine life TV/Internet extravaganza! PBS and BBC have joined forces to bring us Big Blue Live, a live nature…
August 30, 2015 at 1:00 am
The premiere of IN THEIR OWN WORDS tells the story of a charming young woman thrust into power. See a preview of the 'Queen Elizabeth II' episode here: http://youtu.be/1VyllzmKFN8
IN THEIR OWN WORDS "Queen Elizabeth II" premieres Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings). Follow Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkab...
August 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
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