Science & Nature

NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 9:00pm

They are the most enigmatic, mysterious, and exotic objects in the universe: black holes. 

Homework Hotline: 3D Printed Prosthetics ON DEMAND

In this segment we visit the Rochester Institute of Technology to learn about a new technology called 3D Printing.

Rivers of Life

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 8:00pm

Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers - the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi in this landmark three-part series.

NPR Fresh Air Podcast: 'One Giant Leap' Explores The Herculean Effort Behind The 1969 Moon Landing

Listen to the NPR Fresh Air Podcast about the book One Giant Leap. Learn how  ordinary people who mobilized behind the Apollo program to pull off the most extraordinary human achievement: the July 20, 1969, moon landing.

Light Falls

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:00pm

Take a theatrical journey with physicist Brian Greene to uncover how Albert Einstein developed his theory of relativity.

PBS Previews: Chasing the Moon

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 10:30pm

Go behind the scenes with the production team to get a sneak peek of Chasing the Moon, a film by Robert Stone.

Arthur at the Lilac Festival 5/15 & 5/16

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 2:00pm

Get ready - PBS KIDS favorite aardvark Arthur is coming to Rochester!

Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 7:00am

Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 by discovering what the astronauts left on the moon!

Chasing the Moon Series

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 9:00pm

This six-hour documentary series thoroughly reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort.

Summer of Space on WXXI-TV

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 8:00pm

PBS Summer of Space Line-up coming to WXXI-TV includes “Chasing the Moon” from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and 8 DAYS: To the Moon and Back.

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