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

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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.

  • 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
  • KET Sunday, May 31 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 31 at 7:00 pm EDT

Surviving The Tsunami: A Nova Special Presentation #3812 [TV-PG]
The earthquake that hit the northern coast of Japan on March 11, 2011 was recorded at magnitude 9.0 - the worst ever to strike Japan. It generated an unprecedented tsunami, obliterating coastal villages and towns in a matter of minutes. Amazingly, amateur and professional photographers captured it all on video.

  • KET Wednesday, June 3 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 4 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 5 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 7 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 7 at 7:00 pm EDT

D-Day's Sunken Secrets #4113 [TV-PG]
Dive teams, submersibles, and underwater robots discover and identify key examples of the Allied craft that fell victim to German shellfire, mines, and torpedoes during the invasion of Normandy.

  • KET Wednesday, June 10 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 11 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 12 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET Saturday, June 13 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 14 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 14 at 6:00 pm EDT

Escape from Nazi Alcatraz #4112 [TV-PG]
Aerospace engineers and carpenters test a plan to escape a Nazi war camp using a two-man glider.

  • KET Wednesday, June 17 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 18 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 19 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 21 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 21 at 7:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Inside Animal Minds: Bird Genius #4108 [TV-G]
Researchers are discovering some birds with impressive brains for making tools and solving complex problems.

  • KET Wednesday, June 24 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 25 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, June 27 at 6:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 28 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, June 29 at 5:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Venom: Nature's Killer #3808 [TV-PG]
Follows two scientists on their expeditions to track down and capture the planet's most deadly creatures. Find out how nature's deadliest cocktails could be medicine's brightest new hope.

  • KET2 Thursday, July 2 at 4:00 am EDT

Why Sharks Attack #4111 [TV-PG]
Leading shark experts in Australia and the United States research the science behind the great white's hunting instincts.

  • KET Wednesday, July 8 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, July 9 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, July 10 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, July 12 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, July 12 at 7:00 pm EDT

Chasing Pluto #4213 [TV-G]
The New Horizon's spacecraft will fly by and take the first detailed images of Pluto. It is the culmination of the spacecraft's nine-year, three-billion-mile journey.

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

Closed Captioned 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, July 22 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, July 23 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, July 26 at 7:00 pm EDT

Sunken Ship Rescue #4202 [TV-PG]
The epic operation to secure, raise and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground and tragically capsized off the coast of Italy on January 13th 2012, is chronicled.

  • KET Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, July 23 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, July 24 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, July 26 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, July 26 at 6:00 pm EDT

Fukushima #4214 [TV-PG]
A look at how plant operators at Fukushima Daini averted disaster after the 2011 tsunami in Japan.

  • KET Wednesday, July 29 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, July 30 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, July 31 at 5:00 am EDT
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