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The Planets: Saturn

The Planets: Saturn

The Planets: Saturn

NASA’s Cassini explores Saturn for 13 years, looping through its icy rings and flying by its moons. The probe captures stunning ring-moon interactions, but when it finds the ingredients for life on the moon Enceladus, a bittersweet decision is made.
S46 E15 Length 53:54 Premiere: 8.7.19

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A to Z: The First Alphabet

Follow the evolution of the written word, from millennia-old carvings in an Egyptian turquoise mine to our modern-day alphabets.

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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World

Just as handwritten records changed how societies work, the printing press transformed the spread of information, igniting the Industrial Revolution.

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The Impossible Flight - S45 E3

Two intrepid pilots attempt to construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world.

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Rise of the Mammals - S46 E17

A new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.

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Nature's Fear Factor

Scientists are reintroducing wild dogs to Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park to restore a "landscape of fear" and with it the natural balance of the ecosystem.

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Scientists attempt to grab a piece of an asteroid and bring it to Earth using spacecraft OSIRIS-REx.

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Season 46

Animal Espionage

S46 E23 Length 53:29 Premiere Date 11.27.19

The Violence Paradox

S46 E22 Length 1:53:22 Premiere Date 11.20.19

Decoding da Vinci

S46 E21 Length 53:40 Premiere Date 11.13.19

Dead Sea Scroll Detectives

S46 E20 Length 53:25 Premiere Date 11.6.19

Look Who's Driving

S46 E19 Length 53:21 Premiere Date 10.23.19

Why Bridges Collapse

S46 E18 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 10.16.19

Rise of the Mammals

S46 E17 Length 53:26 Premiere Date 10.30.19

The Planets: Ice Worlds

S46 E16 Length 52:48 Premiere Date 8.14.19

The Planets: Saturn

S46 E15 Length 53:54 Premiere Date 8.7.19

The Planets: Jupiter

S46 E14 Length 53:18 Premiere Date 7.31.19

The Planets: Mars

S46 E13 Length 53:54 Premiere Date 7.24.19

The Planets: Inner Worlds

S46 E12 Length 53:49 Premiere Date 7.24.19

Lost Viking Army

S46 E10 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 5.22.19

First Horse Warriors

S46 E9 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 5.15.19

Inside the Megafire

S46 E8 Length 53:16 Premiere Date 5.8.19

Saving the Dead Sea

S46 E7 Length 53:15 Premiere Date 4.24.19

The Next Pompeii

S46 E6 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 2.20.19

Rise of the Rockets

S46 E5 Length 53:42 Premiere Date 2.13.19

Decoding the Great Pyramid

S46 E4 Length 53:04 Premiere Date 2.6.19

Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire

S46 E3 Length 53:21 Premiere Date 1.23.19

Einstein's Quantum Riddle

S46 E2 Length 53:34 Premiere Date 1.9.19

Pluto and Beyond

S46 E1 Length 53:51 Premiere Date 1.2.19

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