Over the last decade, federal spending on research and development as a percentage of our country’s GDP has been declining. Peter deMenocal, director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, argues that the shortfall is creating an innovation gap that could impact the security of our food, water, and shelter. Explore more science and ...Continue Reading
Celebrate Earth Day with PBS programs, educational resources and more:
Create’s chefs reel in the catch of the day. America’s Test Kitchen serves up grilled fish tacos and sesame-crusted salmon. Jacques Pépin makes a classic tuna tartare and baked clams. Moveable Feast’s Pete Evans enjoys the wild-caught delicacies of Alaska. Steven Raichlen provides tips for grilling fish. Adventurous Annabel Langbein tries her hand at fly-fishing ...Continue Reading
Prince, the legendary musician and songwriter, has died at the age of 57. At his 2004 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the artist played a guitar solo during a rendition of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” alongside Steve Winwood and Tom Petty. Related: Watch a collection of some prime Prince moments on PBS, ...Continue Reading
NOVA: Wild Ways VIDEO
Four-lane highways may be a necessity to our modern society, but they can be a death traps for millions of animals that try to cross them. Around the world, wildlife need to roam for breeding, foraging, and to carry out their traditional migrations–but they are often blocked by ranches, farms, roads, and other human-made obstacles. ...Continue Reading
In Season 5 of Call the Midwife it’s 1961 and Poplar is beginning to feel the winds of social change, along with improvements in housing, sanitation and healthcare. The fashion is changing, the music is changing, and even a television appears in the Nonnatus House.