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WETA TV26 and WETA HD: Wednesdays at 9:00 PM

PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys since its 1974 debut.

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Sat., June 25, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Nazi Attack on America  

The wreckage of WWII-era German submarine U-166, which sank in the Gulf of Mexico in 1942, is examined. The U-boat was part of Operation Drumbeat, a Nazi operation that targeted East Coast cities and merchant ships.

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Wed., June 29, 2016
9:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Wed., June 29, 2016
9:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Thu., June 30, 2016
7:00 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Thu., June 30, 2016
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Thu., June 30, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Thu., June 30, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Fri., July 1, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Fri., July 1, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Sat., July 2, 2016
5:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Origins  

Part 1 of 3. The history of North America, from how it was created to the evolution of life on the continent, is charted by Kirk Johnson of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. First up: the forces that created North America. Johnson travels to the Grand Canyon, where billion year-old rock layers are observed; and visits Alaska, where a fossil proves that palm trees once flourished there. Also: a gigantic lava flows that once threatened to split the continent.

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Wed., July 6, 2016
9:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Wed., July 6, 2016
9:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Thu., July 7, 2016
7:00 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Thu., July 7, 2016
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Thu., July 7, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Thu., July 7, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Fri., July 8, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Fri., July 8, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

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Sat., July 9, 2016
5:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Making North America: Life  

How life emerged in North America and why the continent was home to many iconic dinosaurs, including the T.rex. Included: a diving expedition off the Bahamas spotlights rare living fossils.

Full Episodes

The Serengeti Lion Project

The Serengeti Lion Project

After 50 years, Craig Packer & his team have records of the nearly 5,000 Serengeti lions.

Bombing Hitler's Supergun

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Discover how Allied forces conspired to destroy one of Hitler’s most diabolical weapons.

Operation Lighthouse Rescue

WETA PassportOperation Lighthouse Rescue

Join engineers as they race to rescue a historic lighthouse from certain doom.

Wild Ways

WETA PassportWild Ways

Explore how newly established wildlife corridors offer hope to endangered species.

Clips

NOVA Black Holes App

NOVA Black Holes App

In this iPad app, navigate fields of cosmic objects in your quest to become a black hole.

Make Your Own Hydrothermal Vent

Make Your Own Hydrothermal Vent

A step-by-step guide to create your very own hydrothermal vent

The Physics Behind Texting

The Physics Behind Texting

When you send a text, how does your message make the journey to your friend’s phone?

3 Things "Faster Than Light"

3 Things "Faster Than Light"

These three things have been said to go faster than light, but do they?

Previews

Bombing Hitler's Supergun Preview

Bombing Hitler's Supergun Preview

Discover how Allied forces conspired to destroy one of Hitler’s most diabolical weapons.

Operation Lighthouse Rescue Preview

Operation Lighthouse Rescue Preview

Join engineers as they race to rescue a historic lighthouse from certain doom.