October 9, 2018
Earthrise: What It's Like to Escape Our Planet What is it like to see the universe in a way no one ever has before? In “Earthrise,” this week’s new Op-Doc, the astronauts of Apollo 8 tell the tale of humanity’s first journey beyond Earth’s orbit. Director Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee — who previously directed the Op-Docs “Sanctuaries of Silence,” “Vanishing Island” and “Who Speaks Wukchumni?” — masterfully weaves archival NASA footage and candid interviews with the astronauts themselves to explore what deep space means for the human spirit.
October 8, 2018 How Does A Gas Nozzle Know When To Shut Off? If you've ever put gas in a car, you've probably noticed how the gas pump shuts off when your tank is full. But how does it know to do that? Learn more about the clever mechanism that keeps your gas tank from overflowing in this episode of BrainStuff.
October 4, 2018 Things Labeled 'American' in Other Countries America is certainly iconic, and a worldwide brand of sorts, but it doesn’t carry the same connotations everywhere. Here are some things described with “American” in other countries.
October 2, 2018 Why This Is Rembrandt's Masterpiece? Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq,also known as The Shooting Company of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch, but commonly referred to as The Night Watch.