Support provided by:
Visit us at: https://facebook.com/PBS
Skip the fairy tales, and tell your daughter science bedtime stories (from PBS NewsHour)
I was never very good at science. Mostly because it was taught to me the same way math was taught to me: It wasn’t. I mean it was, technically. But not in a way that inspired me or held my … Continue reading →
January 29, 2015 at 10:00 pm
Only one living species of horse has never been tamed, and we nearly lost it forever. (from NOVA Next)
If not for the obsessive devotion of three young Dutch activists, the Przewalski’s horse would have gone extinct.
January 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Why a bartender cleared snow from Boston Marathon’s finish line (from PBS NewsHour)
After winter storm Juno hit New England on Tuesday, Bostonians got out their skis and shovels to tackle the mess. Once particular image circulated on Twitter, of a man hard at work clearing snow from the Boston Marathon finish line. Continue reading →
January 29, 2015 at 7:51 pm
The Huffington Post reviews our new series EARTH A New Wild (starting Wed. Feb. 4).
Hosted by Dr. M. Sanjayan, a brilliant conservation scientist, National Geographic Television (in association with Passion Planet) has produced its most important cinematic legacy. EARTH: A New Wild is to be savored and watched countless times....
January 29, 2015 at 6:20 pm
January 29, 2015 at 4:12 pm
These perfect match math puzzles will have kids falling in love with math. (from PBS Parents)
Are you that parent who always answers the question "How are you?" with Busy." ? I am. I keep devising new ways to make my life less busy but life keeps getting in the way. That is why I love acti...
January 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Library social worker helps homeless seeking quiet refuge (PBS NewsHour)
Meet the nation's first full-time library social worker. Instead of trying to keep homeless residents from taking shelter in the urban haven of public libraries, San Francisco has adopted a new approach: employing a trained professional to address the needs of these visitors. The NewsHour’s Cat Wise…
January 29, 2015 at 11:34 am
Kepler finds galaxy’s oldest solar system (from PBS NewsHour)
The Kepler Space Telescope found the oldest solar system in the galaxy. While digging through backlogged data from the Kepler telescope, scientists found Kepler-444, an 11.2 billion year-old star in the Milky Way orbited by at least five Earth-sized planets. Continue reading →
January 29, 2015 at 7:58 am
On this day in 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. On board was physicist Ronald E. McNair, who was the second African American to enter space. But first, he was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, South Carolina. Listen to the story of a kid who set his sights on the stars as told by his brother Carl in this short animated story from StoryCorps.
Since 2003, StoryCorps has provided people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of their lives.
January 28, 2015 at 9:45 pm
In Earth flyby, massive asteroid reveals a moon of its own (from PBS NewsHour)
Earth’s close encounter with Asteroid 2004 BL86 on Monday revealed that the massive space object had a traveling companion: its own moon. Continue reading →
January 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Follow us: @PBS
This feed is experiencing technical difficulties.
More from PBS
Michael Feinstein's American Songbook
Explore the history of American popular music with famed performer Michael Feinstein