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Drought, Heat Waves, and Dust Storms
Episode 20 of The Science of Extreme Weather
... From the American dust bowl of the 1930s to the relentless expansion of the Sahara in Africa, drought represents severe weather that can stretch out...
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The Great Plow Up & Dust to Eat
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl
PBS
... THE DUST BOWL chronicles this critical moment in American history in all its complexities and profound human drama. It is part oral history, using compelling...
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Daughters of the Dust
... The first wide release by a black female filmmaker, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST was met with wild critical acclaim and rapturous audience response when it...
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How We Found Your Sun / Treehouse Observatory
Part of the Series: Ready Jet Go!
PBS
... How We Found Your Sun - Jet explains how his family, the Propulsions, found Earth by way of the Sun, a star in the Milky Way galaxy. Celery takes...
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Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun
...controversial but always fiercely original. Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun intersperses insights from leading scholars and rare footage of the rural...
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Shoot The Sun Down
In this adventurous western set in 1836, four misanthropic people band together to find a golden treasure. But as they progress, members of the group, including a scalper, a gunman, an indentured female servant, and an aging sea captain begin…
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The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula
Episode 4 of Experiencing Hubble
...and dust at the core of the Eagle Nebula. Resembling a fantasy landscape, this view shows young stars emerging from their cocoons of gas and dust in an...
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Reaping the Whirlwind and The Hardy Ones
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl
PBS
... THE DUST BOWL chronicles this critical moment in American history in all its complexities and profound human drama. It is part oral history, using compelling...
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First Man Into Space
...rockets himself beyond Earth's atmosphere, only to become encrusted with cosmic dust and return a blood-drinking monster. ...
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Reflection and Refraction
Episode 41 of Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works Series
...Investigate reflection and refraction, answering such questions as, why doesn't a dust mote block data on a CD? How do mirrors work? And why do diamonds sparkle...
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The Misplaced Giant Planets
Episode 5 of The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know
...around a Sun-like star, which shocked astronomers by being roughly the size of Jupiter but in an orbit much closer to its star than Mercury is to the Sun. Probe...
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Earth From Space
Part of the Series: NOVA
PBS
...surprising web of forces that sustains life on earth. Viewers witness how dust blown from the Sahara fertilizes the Amazon; how a vast submarine "waterfall"...
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Beep Has the Blues / Chore Day
Part of the Series: Ready Jet Go!
PBS
...help and discover the problem that Boop's solar panels have been covered in dust. Chore Day - Jet learns what chores are, and he and Sean help Sydney...
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Meteor Showers, Comets, Eclipses, and More
Episode 6 of Our Night Sky Series
Explore a variety of special phenomena that are among the wonders of the sky. Some, like bright meteors, aurora, and many comets, are largely unpredictable. Others, like eclipses and annual meteor showers, occur at well-known times: although it may require…
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Astronomy – Probing the First Stars & Galaxies
Part of the Series: Show Me Science Series - Advanced
...ability to study the processes of star and planet formation. Unimpeded by the dust that obscures visible-light observations, ALMA will be able to reveal the...
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The Lost Pueblo Village
Part of the Series: Time Team America
PBS
...exhaustion, discovery, and disappointment. The team endures dirt, sweat, dust, and rain to explore the mysteries of the past through what they find buried...
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Round and Round / The Plant From Bortron 7
Part of the Series: Ready Jet Go!
PBS
...Round and Round - The kids learn how all the planets both orbit around the Sun and rotate on their own axes at the same time. The Plant From Bortron...
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Lost Civil War Prison
Part of the Series: Time Team America
PBS
...exhaustion, discovery, and disappointment. The team endures dirt, sweat, dust, and rain to explore the mysteries of the past through what they find buried...
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The Cat's Eye Nebula: A Stellar Demise
Episode 5 of Experiencing Hubble
... Turning from star birth to star death, get a preview of the sun's distant future by examining the Cat's Eye Nebulae. Such planetary nebulae (which have...
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Bunjil (and The Sanctuary)
Episode 6 of The Dreaming Series 6
How all the land, animal and plant spirits decided to help Bunjil the eagle, the creator.
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