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

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Killer Landslides #4121 [TV-PG]
Scientists are discovering how and why landslides happen, and how new satellite monitoring technologies may be able to predict landslides and issue life-saving warnings to those in the path of nature's destruction.

  • KET2 Friday, November 21 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 23 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 23 at 7:00 pm EST

Iceman Murder Mystery #3815 [TV-PG]
Scientists investigate Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, revealing not only the details of Otzi's death, but an entire way of life.

  • KET2 Saturday, November 29 at 4:00 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, December 1 at 5:00 am EST

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.

  • KET2 Thursday, December 4 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 5 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Saturday, December 6 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 7 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, December 8 at 4:00 am EST

3D Spies of WWII #3903 [TV-PG]
Tells the suspenseful, previously untold story of air photo intelligence that played a vital role in defeating Hitler. The photos led to devastating Allied bombing raids that were crucial setbacks to the German rocket program and helped ensure the success of the D-Day landings.

  • KET2 Thursday, December 11 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 12 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 14 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 14 at 6:00 pm EST

Making Stuff Wilder #4019 [TV-PG]
From underwater wi-fi based on dolphin communication, to robotic "mules" and "cheetahs" for the military, to swarms of robotic bees, David Pogue travels the world seeing the "wildest" ideas put into action in new inventions and technologies.

  • KET Wednesday, December 17 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, December 18 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 19 at 4:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 21 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 21 at 6:00 pm EST

Making Stuff Colder #4020 [TV-PG]
David Pogue explores the frontiers of cold science, from saving the lives of severe trauma patients and cooling a warming planet to ultracold physics, where bizarre new properties of matter are the norm and the basis of new technologies.

  • KET Wednesday, December 17 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, December 18 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 19 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 21 at 2:00 am EST

Building the Great Cathedrals #3711 [TV-G]
Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Teams perform hands-on experiments to investigate and reveal the architectural secrets that the cathedral builders used to erect their soaring, glass-filled walls. This program reveals the hidden formulas, drawn from the pages of the Bible itself, that drove medieval builders ever upward.

  • KET Wednesday, December 24 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, December 25 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 26 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 28 at 1:00 am EST

Great Cathedral Mystery #4105 [TV-G]
Using period tools and techniques, bricklayers build a mini version of the Duomo in Florence.

  • KET2 Thursday, December 25 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 28 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET Monday, December 29 at 4:00 am EST

Extreme Ice #3604 [TV-PG]
A photojournalist and a scientific team strive to create a unique photo archive of melting glaciers that could provide a key to understanding their runaway behavior.

  • KET2 Thursday, January 1 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 4 at 1:00 am EST

Rise of the Drones #4003 [TV-PG]
The explosive growth of airborne pilotless drones is transforming the armed forces of every nation. Discover the cutting-edge technologies that are propelling us toward a new chapter in aviation history.

  • KET Wednesday, January 7 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, January 8 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, January 9 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 11 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 11 at 7:00 pm EST

Big Bang Machine #4201 [TV-G]
Particle physicists attempt to close in on the Higgs Boson, thought to be responsible for giving all the stuff in the universe its mass.

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

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, January 21 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, January 22 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, January 23 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 25 at 1:00 am EST
  • 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
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