SCIENCE

POV Shorts: Earthrise

POV Shorts

POV Shorts: Earthrise

This film tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, it recounts their experiences and explores the beauty and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space.

Nature: Snow Bears

Nature

Nature: Snow Bears

Travel to the Arctic to follow the life-changing journey of two newborn polar bear cubs as they leave their den for the first time. Bravely led by their mother, the cubs must make the perilous voyage to the sea to feed. Actress Kate Winslet narrates.

Dogs in the Land of Lions

Nature

Dogs in the Land of Lions

When lions kill her mate, a wild dog mother must raise two generations of pups all on her own. Witness her loyalty and selflessness in this intimate portrayal of motherhood, filmed over two years.

World’s Fastest Animal

Nova

World’s Fastest Animal

The Peregrine Falcon is famously the fastest bird on earth, capable of reaching speeds of up to 242 mph in a dive. But bird specialist and trainer Lloyd Buck is convinced his peregrine Moses can go faster. Follow a family of Peregrine Falcons to discover how and why these kings of the skies have adapted to be fastest animals on the planet.

A Squirrel’s Guide to Success

Nature

A Squirrel’s Guide to Success

Discover the extraordinary abilities of squirrels, from the brainy fox squirrel, to the acrobatic gray squirrel, to the problem-solving ground squirrel. Follow a guide to the squirrel’s success along with an orphan red squirrel called Billy.

Thai Cave Rescue

NOVA

Thai Cave Rescue

In July 2018, the world held its breath as an international team of cave divers endeavored to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded deep in a flooded cave in Thailand. Follow the harrowing operation and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible.

Super Cats Ep. 3: Science and Secrets

Nature

Super Cats Ep. 3: Science and Secrets

Scientists are studying cats in greater detail than ever before. New approaches and technologies help uncover some of the cats’ most intimate secrets, including the cheetah’s remarkable gymnastic abilities and why lions are able to hunt so cooperatively.

Sinking Cities: Tokyo

Sinking Cities

Sinking Cities: Tokyo

See how Tokyo is looking for new ways to fight back against rising waters. Typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes and sinking neighborhoods threaten one of the world’s most populous cities, and the economic engine of Japan, with some of the world’s largest problems.

Sinking Cities: New York

Sinking Cities

Sinking Cities: New York

Discover how New York City – overwhelmed in 2012 by Superstorm Sandy – has learned from that disaster, and must defend itself against rising seas and the next big storm. With 520 miles of shoreline and no coastal protection, engineers and urban planners are tackling the problem with urgency and creative engineering.

Flying Supersonic

NOVA

Flying Supersonic

NOVA takes you inside the historic international race to develop the first supersonic airliner, the Concorde. Hear stories from those inside the choreographed effort to design and build Concorde in two countries at once—and the crew members who flew her. Then, follow Concorde’s legacy to a new generation of innovators reviving the dream of supersonic passenger travel today.