NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab is preparing for one of the most complex missions ever. Using the largest landing craft & payload of science experiments in history, scientist may find out if Mars has, or had, the chemical building blocks to support life.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman aim to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends, mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation.
Using 4,000 instruments spread over 3.8 million miles, scientists take the deepest, most detailed look ever at the epic forces that forged North America. They are learning that everything they thought they knew...is wrong.
Neil Armstrong's story provides a snapshot of a profoundly historic moment for the United States, when groundbreaking science and technology combined with an unmatched passion for satisfying curiosity.
What happens when a plane crashes? Does bracing really help? Where is the best place to sit? And fundamentally, are planes designed so that passengers can survive? Find out as the world's leading aviation experts deliberately crash a 737 passenger jet into the Mexican desert.
See the dramatic story of NASA's pioneering, awe-inspiring missions, commemorating the first 50 years of space exploration.
Sacred Cod chronicles the collapse of the historic cod population in New England, delving into the role of overfishing, the impact of climate change, and the measures that scientists and policymakers are taking to restore the region’s iconic species.
What would happen if the sun took out our electrical system for an entire year? Scientists and engineers are building the world's largest solar telescope and launching the first ever solar probe into space to help us predict and prepare for solar storms.
The incredible story of legendary astronaut, Gordon Cooper, and the secret treasure map he began from space. In orbit to detect nuclear sites, he found a treasure he’d keep secret for 40 years. Now, with his map, a team of explorers sets out to uncover the world’s greatest find.