WHAT’S ON TONIGHT
Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:
tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch
it later. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one
of the services below. You’ll be able to manage
videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows,
watch PBS in high definition, and much more!
tried to select this program as one of your favorites. But
first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the
services below. You’ll be able to manage videos in
your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows, watch PBS
in high definition, and much more!
To get you
watching PBS in high definition we need you to sign in to
PBS using one of the services below. You'll be able
to manage videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your
favorite shows, watch PBS in high definition, and much more!
Don’t have a PBS Account? Create one nowCreate a PBS account
Already a NPT member? You may have an unactivated NPT Passport member benefit. Check to see.
Big Science Ideas of 2018
Take a look back at some of the biggest science stories of 2018.
Clip: S45 | 2m 48s
Share this video:
Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitter
Fireproofing Our Future through Better Design
Before a wildfire ever starts, there are ways to make homes and buildings safer.
Clip: S45 | 3m 37s
Turn to Science for Great Thanksgiving Stuffing
Learn the secret to making delicious stuffing that's not gummy.
Clip: S45 | 3m 24s
Winter Is Coming… And So Is Seasonal Depression
As the days shorten, our internal clocks have to recalibrate. But that's hard for some.
Clip: S45 | 3m 4s
Modern Politics Activates the Brain's Ancient Wiring
How does your brain process political ideas?
Clip: S45 | 3m 9s
What is the Coriolis Effect?
The spinning of the Earth means we don't always see straight paths as straight.
Clip: S45 | 4m 18s
The Arecibo Observatory
After Hurricane Maria, the Arecibo Observatory staff worked to rebuild its facility.
Clip: S45 | 3m 58s
Healing After Hurricane Maria
Antonio Paris translates how to survive on other planets into surviving after Maria.
Clip: S45 | 5m 33s
Macaque Monkeys Adapt After Hurricane Maria
Researchers investigate whether 1800 macaques may have been changed by Hurricane Maria.
Clip: S45 | 4m 44s
Distributed Energy in Puerto Rico
Puerto Ricans are innovating to find new energy solutions after Hurricane Maria.
Clip: S45 | 7m 15s
Travel Light-Years in a Lifetime
You could travel to the Andromeda Galaxy if you were moving near the speed of light.
Clip: S45 | 5m 27s
Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts
New fissures are devastating neighborhoods on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Clip: S45 | 1m 14s
How to Slow Down Time
In different but similar ways, both your brain and the laws of physics can slow down time.
Clip: S45 | 3m 48s
The World’s Smartest Dog
Remembering John Pilley, the owner and trainer of Chaser the Border Collie.
Clip: S45 | 6m 9s
Liquid Water Found on Mars
Scientists found a large body of liquid water beneath the southern ice caps of Mars.
Clip: S45 | 2m 18s
NASA Heads to the Sun
NASA launched a new spacecraft to study the Sun like never before.
Clip: S45 | 1m 9s
Is Grilled Food Bad for You?
Explore the science of grilling and how it could affect your health.
Clip: S45 | 4m 21s
What Is What the Physics?!
What the Physics?! is about the physics in you, of you, and around you.
Clip: S45 | 35s
Physics Is Erasing Your Memory
Thanks to physics, no memory can last forever.
Clip: S45 | 4m 53s
Separation and Children’s Brains
Even brief separations can impair the brain development of a young child or infant.
Clip: S45 | 3m 19s
Jurassic World’s Wrong About DNA
Jurassic World relies on ancient dino DNA to resurrect dinosaurs. But that's not possible.
Clip: S45 | 3m 18s
Net Neutrality’s End and Science
Depending on your perspective, the repeal of net neutrality could help or hurt science.
Clip: S45 | 3m 3s
What Does an Atom Look Like?
It’s pretty different from the atom you saw in your textbooks.
Clip: S45 | 3m 27s
Tale of Two Volcanoes
Hawaii’s Kilauea and Guatemala’s Fuego volcanic eruptions have been remarkably destructive
Clip: S45 | 2m 38s