SCIENCE

NOVA: Extreme Animal Weapons

NOVA

NOVA: Extreme Animal Weapons

Discover the secrets that underlie nature's battleground. Every animal has some kind of weapon, whether claws, horns, fangs, or stings. But why are some armaments huge and extreme, far beyond any practical need?

Nature: Nature’s Miniature Miracles

Nature

Nature: Nature’s Miniature Miracles

This film tells the epic survival stories of the world's smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the "cheetah" of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land. For these animals, size does not matter.

Nature: The Cheetah Children

Nature

Nature: The Cheetah Children

For nearly two years in the forested hills of Zimbabwe, wildlife cameraman Kim Wolhuter shadowed a wild cheetah family on foot, to reveal in intimate detail the cubs’ remarkable journey to adulthood and their mother’s dedication in raising them.

The Solar Eclipse, the Great Man o’ War, and Mammoth Cave!

Kentucky Life

The Solar Eclipse, the Great Man o’ War, and Mammoth Cave!

The community of Hopkinsville came together to support thousands coming to view 2017's Great American Eclipse; learn more about the science courtesy of the Franklin drive-in and the scientists and eclipse enthusiasts who came to Simpson County to view it; Doug and the Kentucky Horse Park celebrate the birthday of Man o'War as 2017 is the 100th anniversary of his birth; and before European settlement, native peoples made extensive use of Mammoth Cave.

NOVA: Secrets of the Shining Knight

NOVA

NOVA: Secrets of the Shining Knight

Once upon a time, knighthood was serious business, and for countless medieval fighters, their armor was what stood between life and death. NOVA challenged a blacksmith and master armorer to recreate parts of an elite armor. We trace their journey as they rediscover centuries-old metalworking secrets, then put their new armor to the ultimate test against a period musket.

Nature: Naledi – One Little Elephant

Nature

Nature: Naledi – One Little Elephant

Born in a rescue camp in the wilderness of Botswana, an orphaned elephant is helped by a team of caretakers and researchers.

Secretary Elaine Chao on Transportation Issues

Connections with Renee Shaw

Secretary Elaine Chao on Transportation Issues

Renee's guest is U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. Sec. Chao discusses topics in the transportation sector, including the prospect of self-driving car technology, the agency's involvement in the disaster relief effort for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and other issues. The wide-ranging interview also touches on Sec. Chao's views on immigration and the relationship between her husband, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and President Donald Trump.

NOVA: Death Dive to Saturn

Nova

NOVA: Death Dive to Saturn

For more than a decade, the Cassini space probe has been sending dazzling images of Saturn's breathtaking rings and mysterious moons. Join Nova on a suspenseful ride during Cassini's final hours as it dives into Saturn's atmosphere.

Ireland’s Wild Coast, part 1

Ireland's Wild Coast

Ireland’s Wild Coast, part 1

Follow a unique, personal journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman, Colin Stafford-Johnson, takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast.