Picture a Scientist | NOVA

Apr 12, 2021
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Wed. Apr. 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | This episode reveals how women make up less than one quarter of all those employed in STEM, and the numbers are worse for women of color.

Mars 2020 | NOVA

Feb 11, 2021
Artist's rendering of robotic machine on wheels on rocky surface
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Wed. Feb. 24 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | NASA scientists are about to get one step closer to knowing what, if anything, has lived on Mars, with the launch of the Mars 2020 spacecraft that occurred at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Thursday, July 30, 2020.

Beyond the Elements | NOVA

Feb 3, 2021
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Wednesdays, Feb. 10 at 9 p.m. & Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Picking up where he left off in NOVA’s popular special, Hunting the Elements, David Pogue sets out on a worldwide quest to find the key molecules and chemical reactions that have paved the way for human civilization, life and even the universe as we know it.

Secrets in Our DNA | NOVA

Jan 7, 2021
Model of DNA
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Wed. Jan. 13 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | What happens once DNA samples are in the hands of testing companies?

Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery | NOVA

Nov 12, 2020
Domed builing with a spire at each corner
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Wed. Nov. 18 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Examine Hagia Sophia's seismic secrets, which have insured its survival through a dozen earthquakes.

Petra: Lost City of Stone | NOVA

Nov 6, 2020
Ornate building carved into rock
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Wed. Nov. 11 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Follow an archaeologist and sculptors to learn how the people of Petra built their city of stone.

Volatile Earth | NOVA

Oct 1, 2018
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Wed., Oct. 10, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn what feeds Nyamauragira's frequent erruptions, and see other hidden, volcanic dangers. 

NOVA Wonders | NOVA

May 3, 2018
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Wednesdays May 9 - May 30, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | NOVA Wonders takes viewers on a journey to the frontiers of science, where researchers are tackling some of the biggest questions about life and the cosmos.

Eclipse Over America | NOVA

Aug 17, 2017
moon in front of the sun
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Mon., Aug. 21 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation!

Why Sharks Attack | NOVA

Jun 12, 2017

Wed. June 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Explore with shark experts in Australia and the U.S. as they investigate the hunting instincts of the great white shark.