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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/

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

TV Schedule

The Bible's Buried Secrets #3516 [TV-PG]
This two-hour special breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God, and the creation of the Bible.

  • KET Wednesday, March 25 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, March 26 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, March 27 at 4:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 29 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 29 at 6:00 pm EST

Alien Planets Revealed #4101 [TV-G]
Animation and input from experts shed light on how NASA's Kepler telescope identifies new planets.

  • KET2 Thursday, April 2 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, April 3 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET Sunday, April 5 at 12:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, April 5 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, April 5 at 7:00 pm EDT

Emperor's Ghost Army #4120 [TV-PG]
The program reveals the secrets of China's Terracotta Army, built to serve its first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di in the afterlife, and brings to life the startlingly sophisticated world of Qin's legendary empire.

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

The Great Math Mystery #4207 [TV-PG]
An exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries sheds light on how math works in our brains. Astrophysicist and writer Mario Livio, along with a cast of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, follow math from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, all leading to the ultimate riddle: Is math an invention or a discovery?

  • KET Wednesday, April 15 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, April 16 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, April 17 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 19 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 19 at 7:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Invisible Universe Revealed #4208 [TV-G]
One of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy, the Hubble Space Telescope, is explored. This single telescope has helped astronomers pinpoint the age of the universe, revealed the birthplace of stars and planets, advanced our understanding of dark energy and cosmic expansion, and uncovered black holes in galaxies.

  • KET Wednesday, April 22 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, April 23 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, April 24 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 26 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 26 at 7:00 pm 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, April 29 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, April 30 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 1 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 3 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 3 at 6:00 pm EDT

Nazi Attack On America #4210 [TV-PG]
Undersea explorer Bob Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, investigates the wreck of a German submarine a few miles from New Orleans.

  • KET Wednesday, May 6 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 7 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 8 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 10 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 10 at 7:00 pm EDT

Lethal Seas #4211 [TV-PG]
As carbon emissions raise the oceans' acidity, scientists are seeking solutions and making breakthrough discoveries that offer a glimpse of what the seas could be like in a half-century.

  • KET Wednesday, May 13 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 14 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 15 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 17 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 17 at 7:00 pm 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, May 20 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 21 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 22 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 24 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 24 at 7:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned First Man on the Moon #4122 [TV-G]
An intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, an unassuming American hero whose combination of talent, luck, and experience led to his successful command of Apollo 11.

  • KET Wednesday, May 27 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 28 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 29 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 31 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 31 at 7:00 pm EDT
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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/

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