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PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines.

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Vaccines - Calling The Shots #4114 [TV-PG]
Across the world, children are dying from preventable conditions because parents are avoiding shots. This program looks at the science behind vaccinations, tracks epidemics, and investigates the serious human costs of opting out.

  • KET2 Friday, September 12 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 14 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 14 at 7:00 pm EDT

Ground Zero Supertower #4016 [TV-14]
NOVA returns to Ground Zero in New York City to witness the the completion of One World Trade Center, the skyscraper rising up 104 stories and 1,776 feet from the site where the Twin Towers once stood.

  • KET2 Friday, September 19 at 5:00 am EDT

Rise of the Hackers #4115 [TV-PG]
The fast-paced world of cryptography and the scientists battling to keep data safe are explored. These new global geeks are experts in physics, math, and "ultra-paranoid computing," all working to forge unbreakable codes to stay one step ahead of the hackers.

  • KET Wednesday, September 24 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 25 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, September 26 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 28 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 pm EDT

Building Pharaoh's Chariot #4005 [TV-PG]
A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers, and horse trainers join forces to build and test two highly accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. They discover astonishingly advanced features, including spoked wheels, springs, shock absorbers, and more.

  • KET Wednesday, October 1 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 2 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 3 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 5 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 5 at 7:00 pm EDT

Why Planes Vanish #4116 [TV-PG]
The inside story of the search for Flight MH370 features the key players from all corners of the globe who have spent months searching for the lost plane.

  • KET Wednesday, October 8 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 9 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 10 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 12 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 12 at 7:00 pm EDT

Why Ships Sink #3911 [TV-PG]
Marine engineering and safety experts reconstruct the events that led up to famous cruise disasters, including the ill-fated Concordia, the Sea Diamond, and the Oceanos.

  • KET2 Friday, October 17 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 19 at 1:00 am EDT

Ben Franklin's Balloons #4117 [TV-PG]
In 18th century Paris, a handful of pioneers developed all the essential features of today's hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador. Key flights are re-created using period tools and materials.

  • KET Wednesday, October 22 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 23 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 24 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 26 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, October 30 at 2:00 am EST

First Air War #4118 [TV-PG]
Uncover the secrets of some of aviation's most colorful and deadly early flying machines and explore how their impact played a key role in the slaughter of the Western Front during WWI.

  • KET Wednesday, October 29 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Friday, October 31 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 2 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 am EST

Bigger Than T.rex #4119 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Thursday, November 6 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, November 7 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 9 at 1:00 am EST

Emperor's Ghost Army #4120 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Thursday, November 13 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 16 at 1:00 am EST

Killer Landslides #4121 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Thursday, November 20 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, November 21 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 23 at 1:00 am EST

Iceman Murder Mystery #3815 [TV-PG]
Scientists investigate Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, revealing not only the details of Otzi's death, but an entire way of life.

  • KET2 Saturday, November 29 at 4:00 am EST
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