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

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Closed Captioned 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.

  • KET Wednesday, August 26 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, August 27 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, August 28 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 30 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 30 at 7:00 pm EDT

Bigger Than T.rex #4119 [TV-PG]
Discovery of new bones in a Moroccan cliff face is reopening the investigation into a dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus, a monster even bigger than Tyrannosaurus Rex.

  • KET Wednesday, September 2 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 3 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, September 4 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 6 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 pm EDT

Zeppelin Terror Attack #4102 [TV-PG]
A look at how Germany's war zeppelins, the biggest flying machines ever made, were built and flown.

  • KET2 Thursday, September 10 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 13 at 1:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Dawn of Humanity #4209 [TV-PG]
The discovery of ancient fossil human ancestors in South Africa is explored. The fossils belong to a crucial gap in the record of our origins that spans the transition between the ape-like australopithecines and the earliest members of the human family.

  • KET Wednesday, September 16 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 17 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, September 18 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 20 at 7:00 pm EDT

Arctic Ghost Ship #4216 [TV-14]
Unravel the greatest mystery in Arctic exploration: 160 years ago, the Franklin Expedition to chart the Northwest Passage vanished. Now, a Canadian team discovers one of Franklin's lost ships - a vital clue to the fate of the ill-starred expedition.

  • KET Wednesday, September 23 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, September 25 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 27 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 27 at 7:00 pm EDT

Killer Typhoon #4106 [TV-PG]
The anatomy of Typhoon Haiyan, which slammed into the Philippines on November 8, 2013, is explored.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 1 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 2 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 4 at 1:00 am EDT

Secrets of Noah's Ark #4212 [TV-PG]
A 3,700-year-old inscribed clay tablet reveals a surprising new version of the Biblical flood story, complete with how-to instructions for assembling an ark. Following the directions, expert boat builders assemble and launch a massive reed boat.

  • KET Wednesday, October 7 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 8 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 9 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 11 at 7:00 pm EDT

Petra - Lost City of Stone #4205 [TV-PG]
Experts carve a temple-tomb to find out how the ancient people of Petra built their city of stone.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 8 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 9 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 11 at 1:00 am EDT

Cyberwar Threat #4217 [TV-PG]
Delve into the chilling new reality of cyberwar, in which cyber weapons can inflict physical damage on our factories, power plants, and pipelines - leaving us vulnerable to crippling attacks.

  • KET Wednesday, October 14 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 15 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 16 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 18 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 18 at 7:00 pm EDT

Sinkholes - Buried Alive #4203 [TV-PG]
Filled with compelling eyewitness video of collapsing sinkholes and authoritative science from expert geologists, this program investigates what it's like to have your world vanish beneath your feet.

  • KET Wednesday, October 21 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 22 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 23 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 25 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 25 at 7:00 pm EST

Animal Mummies #4219 [TV-PG]
From baboons to bulls, crocodiles to cows, a vast menagerie of animal mummies lies buried in Egyptian catacombs. Hi-tech imaging reveals what's inside the bundles and the strange role that animals played in ancient Egyptian beliefs.

  • KET Wednesday, October 28 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, October 29 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, October 30 at 5:00 am EST
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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/

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