SCIENCE

Three Months Until the Big One

Star Gazers

Three Months Until the Big One

Here's what you need to know to get ready for the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. It will be the first total solar eclipse in the mainland United States since 1979.

Food on the Brain

Food--Delicious Science

Food on the Brain

Discover how the chemistry in our food affects our brains and creates our deepest cravings. This is delicious science.

Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 2

Nature

Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 2

Cameras continue infiltrating the world of dolphins, shedding light on communication and strategies. Go undercover to meet the Orca, the largest of the dolphins, and race the Dall's porpoises.

Sex and Lies

Plants Behaving Badly

Sex and Lies

Revel in the ethereal beauty of orchids and examine their exotic flowers, which are shaped for one purpose – to attract pollinators. Many use sex as a lure, impersonating a female bee or wasp.

Plants Behaving Badly: Murder & Mayhem

Plants Behaving Badly: Murder & Mayhem

The behaviors of carnivorous plants, a feature of many sci-fi films, are examined.

Venom: Nature’s Killer Cocktails

It's Okay to be Smart

Venom: Nature’s Killer Cocktails

Venom comes in all different types, so here's everything you'll ever need to know.

Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 1

Nature

Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 1

Get an in-depth look into the lives of dolphins. The series incorporates unique footage from 13 ingenious “spy” cameras, including animatronic squid, a robotic turtle and even a dolphin “double agent."

Forest of the Lynx

Nature

Forest of the Lynx

Explore the remote forests of Austria’s Kalkalpen National Park, the largest area of wilderness in the Alps. After 150 years of absence, the return of the lynx is a testimony to nature’s power of revival.

Wild Weather

Wild Weather

Brave, ambitious experiments--using the simple “ingredients” of wind, water, and temperature--illustrate how weather works.

Building Chernobyl’s MegaTomb

Nova

Building Chernobyl’s MegaTomb

Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of the reactor—one of the most ambitious superstructures ever built.