Severe Weather: Staying Safe
Experts answer viewers' questions about severe weather and how to prepare for storm season. Scheduled guests: Chris Allen, weather director for WBKO in Bowling Green; Michael Dossett, director, Kentucky Emergency Management; Joe Sullivan, warning coordination meteorologist, National Weather Service in Louisville; Steve Hensley, director, Kenton County Emergency Management; and Andrea Clifford, public information officer, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Department of Highways - Louisville District.
On March 9, 2015, Solar Impulse II took off from Abu Dhabi on the greatest aviation undertaking of our time: to be the first solar-powered airplane to fly around the world. Intent on pushing the boundaries of human flight and sending a message about the potential for renewable energy, a team of engineers designed and built the Solar Impulse from scratch.
Robert Wright, author of Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, is interviewed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
New season premier: Travel with the scientific team granted unprecedented access by the Egyptian government to solve a 4,500-year-old mystery: what lies within the Great Pyramid at Giza. Using non-invasive technologies, they make a historic discovery.
At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where the unforgiving Arctic winds tear through the tundra, dipping temperatures to 40 below zero. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf.
66 million years ago, a seven-mile-wide asteroid collided with Earth, triggering a chain of events that coincide with the end of the dinosaurs. But experts have long debated exactly what happened when the asteroid struck and how the giant beasts met their end. Now, scientists have uncovered compelling new clues about the catastrophe.