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Air Date: Thu, May 21, 2020 9:00 PM
Shortly after Hōkūle‘a was built in the 1970s, a search began for someone who could teach the art of navigation without modern instruments – native knowledge that had been all but lost. Master navigator Mau Piailug of Micronesia agreed to share what he knew.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 13, 2019 5:00 PM
With Englishman Peter Barakan as the host, each edition of Japanology Plus presents fresh insights into Japanese life and culture.
Air Date: Sat, Sep 8, 2018 7:30 PM
Frederick Wiseman’s film, Ex Libris – The New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning.
Air Date: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 8:00 PM
In his documentary, ‘ike: Knowledge is Everywhere, filmmaker Matthew Nagato could have pointed out everything that’s wrong with public education in Hawai‘i. Instead, Nagato set out to accent the positive, by sharing stories of trailblazers in Hawai‘i who are creating and implementing innovative programs to improve public education.
Air Date: Wed, May 31, 2017 8:00 PM
Joe Hutto has dedicated seven years of his life to “becoming” a wild mule deer. Ordinarily, the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 10:00 PM
During the first day of a baby’s life the amount of data generated by humanity is equivalent to 70 times the information contained in the Library of Congress.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 9:00 PM
Four years ago, a devastating earthquake and tsunami triggered a disastrous meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. But at the same time, just seven miles away, the heroic efforts of plant operators under the leadership of Naohiro Masuda saved a second plant, Fukushima Daini.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 9:00 PM
Join NOVA for New Horizon’s historic flyby of Pluto, the culmination of the spacecraft’s nine-year, three-billion-mile journey to reveal the first-ever detailed images of this strange, icy world at the very edge of our solar system.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 7, 2015 7:30 PM
America’s leading authority on European travel, returns to transport viewers to bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque countrysides. Each episode contains Rick’s valuable insights on art, culture and history, and his practical, experience-enhancing travel advice.