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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

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.

  • KET2 Sunday, January 25 at 7:00 pm EST

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, January 28 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, January 29 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, January 30 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 1 at 1:00 am EST

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 Thursday, February 5 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, February 6 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 8 at 1:00 am EST

Closed Captioned Colosseum - Roman Death Trap #4206 [TV-PG]
Archaeologists and engineers team up to re-create ancient Roman techniques to build a 25-foot lifting machine and trap-door system capable of releasing a wolf into the Colosseum's arena for the first time in 1,500 years.

  • KET Wednesday, February 11 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, February 12 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, February 13 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 15 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 15 at 7:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned 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.

  • KET Wednesday, February 18 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, February 19 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, February 20 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 22 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 22 at 7:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Building Wonders: Hagia Sophia - Istanbul's Ancient Mystery #4204 [TV-G]
As Istanbul braces for the next big quake, a team of architects and engineers examine the seismic secrets of the dome of Hagia Sophia.

  • KET Wednesday, February 25 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, February 26 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, February 27 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 1 at 1:00 am EST

Closed Captioned Deadliest Volcanoes #3901 [TV-PG]
Are scientists getting close to predicting volcanic eruptions, potentially saving thousands of lives? On the front lines of volcano research, scientists use new tools and techniques that are starting to reveal what makes a volcano tick.

  • KET2 Thursday, March 5 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, March 6 at 5:00 am EST

Closed Captioned Deadliest Tornadoes #3910 [TV-PG]
Explore the science behind the April 2011 tornadoes that left a trail of destruction across the US.

  • KET2 Thursday, March 12 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, March 13 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 15 at 1:00 am EST

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, March 18 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, March 19 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, March 20 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 22 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 22 at 7:00 pm EST

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
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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/

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