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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.

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Closed Captioned Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses #4109 [TV-G]
From a dog who seems to use smell to tell time, to a dolphin who can "see" with his ears, discover how animals use their senses to understand the world around them.

  • KET2 Friday, April 18 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 20 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 20 at 7:00 pm EDT

Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest? #4110 [TV-G]
Throughout the animal kingdom, some of the cleverest creatures - including humans - seem to be those who live in complex social groups.

  • KET Wednesday, April 23 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, April 24 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, April 25 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 27 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 27 at 7:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies #3601 [TV-G]
Fly along with monarch butterflies, visiting the spectacular locations they call home and meeting the dangers they encounter along the way.

  • KET Wednesday, April 30 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 1 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 2 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 4 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 4 at 7:00 pm 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, May 7 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 8 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 9 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 11 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 11 at 7:00 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, May 14 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 15 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 16 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 18 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 18 at 7:00 pm EDT

Bombing Hitler's Dams #3902 [TV-PG]
In 1943 a squadron of Lancaster bombers destroyed dams in Germany with a revolutionary bouncing bomb invented by British engineer Barnes Wallis. This program recreates the extreme engineering challenges faced by Wallis and the pilots with the aid of six spectacular experiments.

  • KET Wednesday, May 21 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 22 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 23 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 25 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 25 at 6:00 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, May 28 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, May 29 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 30 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 1 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 1 at 6:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 5 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 6 at 3:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 8 at 1:00 am EDT

Earth from Space #4006 [TV-G]
Data is taken from earth-observing satellites and transformed into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate web of forces that sustains life on earth.

  • KET Wednesday, June 11 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 12 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 13 at 3:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 15 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 15 at 6:00 pm EDT

At The Edge of Space #4023 [TV-PG]
An exploration of the earth-space boundary zone that's home to some of nature's most puzzling and alluring phenomena: the shimmering aurora, streaking meteors, and sprites.

  • KET Wednesday, June 18 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 20 at 4:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 22 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 22 at 7:00 pm EDT

Deadliest Earthquake #3801 [TV-PG]
In 2010, epic earthquakes all over the planet delivered one of the worst annual death tolls ever recorded. This program follows teams of scientists in Haiti and Chile as they try to gather data to aid in preventing future disasters.

  • KET Wednesday, June 25 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, June 27 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 29 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 29 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 25 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, June 26 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 29 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, June 29 at 6:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Ghosts of Murdered Kings #4103 [TV-14]
Archaeologists in Ireland's County Tipperary investigate the violent deaths of bog body victims.

  • KET Wednesday, July 2 at 9:00 pm EDT
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