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Secrets of the Viking Sword

Wed. Aug 5, 9:00 PM
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Mystery of Easter Island

Wed. Aug 5, 10:00 PM
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Secrets of the Viking Sword

Thu. Aug 6, 2:00 AM
WGBX 44

The Fabric of the Cosmos: The Illusion Of Time

Time. We waste it, save it, kill it, make it. The world runs on it. Yet ask physicists what time actually is, and the answer might shock you: They have no idea.

Even more surprising, the deep sense we have of time passing from present to past may be nothing more than an illusion. How can our understanding of something so familiar be so wrong?

In search of answers, Brian Greene takes us on the ultimate time-traveling adventure, hurtling 50 years into the future before stepping into a wormhole to travel back to the past. Along the way, he will reveal a new way of thinking about time in which moments past, present, and future—from the reign of T. rex to the birth of your great-great-grandchildren—exist all at once.

This journey will bring us all the way back to the Big Bang, where physicists think the ultimate secrets of time may be hidden. You'll never look at your wristwatch the same way again.

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Secrets of the Viking Sword Wed. Aug 5 at 9:00 PM WGBH 2
Mystery of Easter Island Wed. Aug 5 at 10:00 PM WGBH 2
Secrets of the Viking Sword Thu. Aug 6 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
Mystery of Easter Island Thu. Aug 6 at 3:00 AM WGBX 44
Secrets of the Viking Sword Thu. Aug 6 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Secrets of the Viking Sword Thu. Aug 6 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Mystery of Easter Island Thu. Aug 6 at 8:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Secrets of the Viking Sword Fri. Aug 7 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Mystery of Easter Island Fri. Aug 7 at 1:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Secrets of the Viking Sword Fri. Aug 7 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44
Mystery of Easter Island Fri. Aug 7 at 5:00 AM WGBX 44
Secrets of the Viking Sword Fri. Aug 7 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Mystery of Easter Island Fri. Aug 7 at 9:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Mystery of Easter Island Fri. Aug 7 at 12:00 PM WGBX 44
Secrets of the Viking Sword Fri. Aug 7 at 1:00 PM WGBX 44
Secrets of the Viking Sword Fri. Aug 7 at 2:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Mystery of Easter Island Fri. Aug 7 at 3:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Secrets of the Viking Sword Sun. Aug 9 at 1:00 AM WGBX 44
Mystery of Easter Island Sun. Aug 9 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
Secrets of the Viking Sword Sun. Aug 9 at 4:00 AM WGBH 2
Mystery of Easter Island Sun. Aug 9 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Ben Franklin's Balloons Thu. Aug 13 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
Ben Franklin's Balloons Thu. Aug 13 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Ben Franklin's Balloons Thu. Aug 13 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Ben Franklin's Balloons Fri. Aug 14 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Ben Franklin's Balloons Fri. Aug 14 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44
Ben Franklin's Balloons Fri. Aug 14 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Ben Franklin's Balloons Fri. Aug 14 at 2:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Ben Franklin's Balloons Sun. Aug 16 at 1:00 AM WGBX 44
Ben Franklin's Balloons Sun. Aug 16 at 4:00 AM WGBH 2
Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses Thu. Aug 20 at 5:00 AM WGBX 44
Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses Fri. Aug 21 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses Fri. Aug 21 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses Sun. Aug 23 at 1:00 AM WGBX 44
Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses Sun. Aug 23 at 4:00 AM WGBH 2
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Thu. Aug 27 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Thu. Aug 27 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Thu. Aug 27 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Fri. Aug 28 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Fri. Aug 28 at 5:00 AM WGBX 44
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Fri. Aug 28 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Fri. Aug 28 at 2:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Sun. Aug 30 at 1:00 AM WGBX 44
Vaccines - Calling The Shots Sun. Aug 30 at 4:00 AM WGBH 2
Bigger Than T.rex Wed. Sep 2 at 9:00 PM WGBH 2
Bigger Than T.rex Thu. Sep 3 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
Bigger Than T.rex Thu. Sep 3 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Bigger Than T.rex Thu. Sep 3 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Bigger Than T.rex Fri. Sep 4 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Bigger Than T.rex Fri. Sep 4 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44

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