SCIENCE

NOVA: Decoding the Weather Machine

In this 2-hour documentary, NOVA will cut through the confusion around climate change. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and that human activity is causing it? What will it take to bend the trajectory of planetary warming toward more benign outcomes?

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WGBH NEWS

A Call For Parents To Close The Achievement Gap

A Harvard economist studied school-aged children to investigate the achievement gaps that develop between poor and middle-class kids, as well as white, black and Latino classmates. Those findings have been developed into a program called the "Boston Basics".

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DOCUMENTARY

POV: Bill Nye, Science Guy

Bill Nye has a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the kids' show Bill Nye The Science Guy is now advocating for the importance of science, research and discovery in public life. With exclusive access and plenty of whimsy, the film follows Nye as he takes on those who deny a science-based worldview.

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WGBH EVENTS

Eric Jackson 40th Anniversary Celebration

Eric Jackson, the "Dean of Boston Jazz Radio," has made major contributions to jazz, radio, arts, educational and African American communities during the course of his prolific career. Join us for a week-long celebration of Eric's 40th anniversary with WGBH!

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FORUM NETWORK

The Past and Future of Prison Education

Hear from some of the most innovative and dynamic prison education programs in the country. Experts and graduates on stage at Sanders Theater explain the range, scope, and depth of ways to connect with and teach incarcerated students. 

MARATHON MONDAY

The Curiosity Desk Boston Marathon Special

The president of the Boston Athletic Association, Michael P. O'Leary, joined Edgar B. Herwick III at our BPL Studios to share information about Monday's race.

WGBH NEWS

The 'Man In The Cowboy Hat' To Run Race For First Time

You have, no doubt, seen the iconic photo of Carlos Arredondo, the man in the cowboy hat, helping save lives after the bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon five years ago. Now, at age 57, he’s running the race himself today.

CD OF THE WEEK

A Darker Stroll through Mussorgsky's Pictures

Leopold Stokowski changed composers' scores for the sake of visceral, sonic effects – take a stroll through one such masterpiece through his lens.

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BRITISH DRAMAS

Call the Midwife: Season 7, Episode 5

Lucille tries to win the trust of a mother who suffers from tokophobia, a morbid fear of giving birth. Nurse Crane and Dr. Turner try to find a sailor at large in Poplar and rumored to have smallpox. Violet and Fred plan a picnic for the parish.

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