Shooting Stars


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The universe is a big place but it's not empty. Meteor showers consist of space flotsam and jetsam that enters our atmosphere and burns up due to friction. Most meteors are very small, some as tiny as a grain of sand, so they disintegrate in the air. Larger ones that reach the Earth's surface are called meteorites. In the rare case of impact they blast out craters 12 to 20 times their size. 

 

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American Epic


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In the 1920s, the music of ordinary Americans was recorded for the first time, transforming music forever. 

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Boston Landing


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Today we mark the opening of the new Boston Landing commuter rail station on the Framingham/Worcester line.

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Not Typecast


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WGBH’s Masterpiece brings back Joanne Froggatt, who stole the hearts of millions of viewers as Anna, the loving and resilient lady’s maid on Downton Abbey.

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Prove Your Mettle With a Pedal


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May is National Bike Month!

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Once More with Passion


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It’s been an exciting season of WGBH's Sing That Thing! And now we have come to the Grand Finale.

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Seasonal Eats


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Craving Boston, WGBH’s food blog, has everything a DIY foodie fancies.

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Historical Horsepower


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WGBH’s Nova explores the science behind the headlines in PBS’ premier science series that demystifies science and technology for viewers of all ages and spotlights people involved in scientific pursuits.

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The Way We Were


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Victorian Slum House takes viewers back to the British slums of the 1800s, where a group of modern day families, couples and individuals recreate life in London’s East End as their forbearers once lived between 1860-1900. 

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Trash or Treasure?


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Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.

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That Special Lady


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Let's all appreciate the mother figures in our lives this Mother’s Day!

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They Have the Answers


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The 2017 High School Quiz Show Championship match is here, and the title and the trophy are all on the line! 

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ABOUT THIS BLOG

Embedded in the exterior wall of WGBH's studios is a Boston landmark: a digital mural designed to brighten the ride for commuters with a theme a day that provokes thought, inspires curiosity, and reflects the content and values of public media.

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Funding for WGBH’s digital mural has been provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, a program of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, administered through a collaborative arrangement between MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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