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Air Date: Sat, May 16, 2020 7:00 PM
Samantha takes a road trip to Bar Harbor, enjoys breath-taking views from Acadia National Park and takes a cruise through Bass Harbor soaking in the sights of Desert Island and Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse. Back on the main land, Samantha learns about “junk sculpting” from steampunk sculptor, Ernie Abdelnour.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 22, 2020 9:00 PM
‘Pulse’ opens on the rock and ice of Greenland, where geologist Stephen Mojzsis shares a new theory on how water first arrived on Planet Earth.
Air Date: Mon, Mar 30, 2020 8:00 PM
Discover an oasis of Roadshow treasures at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, such as a Cartier jadeite pendant necklace, Kanye West original artwork from around 1995 and a 1906 Louis Akin chromolithograph. Learn which is $50,000-$75,000.
Air Date: Sun, Jan 19, 2020 10:00 PM
Follow Steve Backshall to Oman, where he plans to drop nearly 400 meters into the deepest canyon in Southern Arabia. In the scorching desert heat, Steve and his team will explore an area where no human has ever set foot.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 10:00 PM
Taking the vast, strange and often contradictory desert landscape as its canvas, the inaugural Desert X, curated by Artistic Director Neville Wakefield, explored the familiar and the unknown through an exhibition of public art installations situated at sites across the California Desert.
Air Date: Sun, Nov 18, 2018 10:00 PM
A journey across Northern Mexico reveals a desert rich in life. From prairie dogs fighting snakes, bats hunting scorpions and tiny owls living in giant cacti, its animals have found clever ways to survive against the odds.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 10:00 PM
Mighty, elemental forces molded North America – fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets and massive impacts from space all shaped our homeland.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 9:00 PM
More than 2,000 years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 28, 2016 11:00 PM
Take a meditative, cinematic journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s iconic red rock country, including Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Grand Canyon National Parks – all set to music by some of the world’s greatest classical composers, including Bach, Brahms, Chopin and Beethoven.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 9:30 PM
Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Jordan to scan the ancient desert city of Petra, where he wants to uncover its construction secrets and shed new light on this architectural wonderland lost to the West for more than 1,000 years.
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