Join us every Wednesday evening for "Science Wednesday." We'll have programs likeNova, Nature and more on what's soon to be your new favorite night of the week.
Nature: The White Lions
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 8pm
The experiences of two white-lion-cub sisters in South Africa’s Kruger National Park are chronicled. Due to their inability to blend in with their surroundings, the critters face a tougher life than tawny offspring and catching game becomes more difficult.
NOVA: Hunt for the Supertwister
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9pm
One of the most powerful tornadoes ever recorded carved a path of complete destruction near Oklahoma city in May of 1999. To scientists, the supertwister held sobering lessons about the future of rapidly expanding cities in tornado-threatened areas. "Hunt for the Supertwister" includes a segment on the 1999 tornado in Moore, OK, the site of this week's destruction.
Secrets of the Dead: The Airmen and the Headhunters
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10pm
The story of a World War II U.S. bomber crew that, after its plane was downed over Borneo by Japanese antiaircraft fire, was taken in by the infamous Dakar tribe known for headhunting. The documentary features archival footage.