Voyage Into the Sun

S1, EP79 "Voyage Into the Sun"

On Demand

For the first time in history, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has pierced the Sun's corona and is orbiting above its surface.

Curiosity Stream HD • 17m
Reefs of Hope

S1, EP78 "Reefs of Hope"

On Demand

With new state-of-the-art tools and technologies that include curious underwater vehicles and hydrodynamic modeling, scientists have hope of better understanding the threats to coral communities while finding the source to restock reefs worldwide.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 13m
Tomorrow's Flying Cars

S1, EP77 "Tomorrow's Flying Cars"

On Demand

A sleek ride, capable of circumventing the chaos of city driving, soaring above coastal roads, or even the coast itself.

Curiosity Stream HD • 13m
Year of the Asteroid

S1, EP76 "Year of the Asteroid"

On Demand

While humans debate which is worse, dwindling resources or planet-killing celestial bodies, new breakthroughs in extra-planetary surveying and rocket propulsion are revealing the dichotomy of asteroids.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 13m
Artemis: First Launch

S1, EP75 "Artemis: First Launch"

On Demand

An inside look at NASA's Artemis Program, the spacecraft and the people who could bring humanity one step closer to the moon, Mars and beyond.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 17m
First Images: The James Webb Telescope

S1, EP74 "First Images: The James Webb Telescope"

On Demand

The dawn of a new era in astronomy has begun as the world gets its first look at the full capabilities of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 17m
Into the Volcano

S1, EP73 "Into the Volcano"

On Demand

Forecasting volcanic eruptions is notoriously challenging, but teams of scientists from around the globe may soon be utilizing cosmic rays to diagnose when a volcano is about to blow.

Curiosity Stream HD • 14m
Capturing a Black Hole in Our Milky Way

S1, EP72 "Capturing a Black Hole in Our Milky Way"

On Demand

Exploing a supermassive black hole in the heart of our own Milky Way Galaxy.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 21m
Immortal Alligators

S1, EP71 "Immortal Alligators"

On Demand

New research reveals how incredible these ancient reptiles are, partly because of what's called negligible senescence; this means that alligators show almost no signs of aging, they are "biologically immortal."

Curiosity Stream HD • 14m
Building the James Webb Telescope

S1, EP70 "Building the James Webb Telescope"

On Demand

Scientists recount the challenges of developing the James Webb Space Telescope, the most expensive, largest and most advanced ever built.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 18m
Egypt's Lost City

S1, EP65 "Egypt's Lost City"

On Demand

Archaeologists uncover ancient Egypt's lost city of Luxor.

Curiosity Stream HD • 15m
First Human Link

S1, EP64 "First Human Link"

On Demand

A team of scientists believe there was a witness to the mass extinction of the dinosaurs who survived to allow humans to exist today.

Curiosity Stream HD • 15m
Drones in Space: Mars to Titan

S1, EP62 "Drones in Space: Mars to Titan"

On Demand

Drones head into outer space with the Mars Helicopter's success paving the way for Dragonfly, a daring future mission to Titan.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 12m
Noah's Ark for the Humans

S1, EP61 "Noah's Ark for the Humans"

On Demand

Human bodies are habitats for bacteria, and many of the microbes are beneficial to us.

Curiosity Stream HD • 11m
Decoding Megalodon

S1, EP60 "Decoding Megalodon"

On Demand

By examining countless megalodon teeth from around the world, scientists have concluded that the prehistoric shark was able to achieve its gargantuan proportions by starting its carnivorous diet early in the womb.

Curiosity Stream HD • 17m
Saving the Right Whale

S1, EP59 "Saving the Right Whale"

On Demand

The North Atlantic Right Whale is on the verge of extinction; the leading cause of death and injury to the whales is from ship strikes or entanglement in fishing lines.

Curiosity Stream HD • 25m
The West Is Burning

S1, EP58 "The West Is Burning"

On Demand

The history of forest management coupled with climate change behind how the Western United States has become a hotspot for devastating forest fires.

Curiosity Stream HD • 22m
Peru's Mysterious Cloud Warriors

S1, EP57 "Peru's Mysterious Cloud Warriors"

On Demand

Archaeologists and geneticists uncover surprising details about one of the most mysterious civilizations in pre-Incan South America; while many are familiar with the Incas, few have heard of the Chachapoyas, the people known as the Cloud Warriors.

Curiosity Stream HD • 14m
Perseverance: Countdown to Impact

S1, EP56 "Perseverance: Countdown to Impact"

On Demand

In its final cruise stages, the Mars Perseverance rover prepares for its historic Feb. 18, 2021 landing on the red planet; inside the harrowing landing, the science mission and cutting-edge technology, including the first-ever Martian helicopter.

Curiosity Stream HD • 28m
OSIRIS-REx: Asteroid Hunter

S1, EP55 "OSIRIS-REx: Asteroid Hunter"

On Demand

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is designed to land on an asteroid to collect samples.

Curiosity Stream HD • 12m
Hunting for Martian Life: The Perseverance Rover

S1, EP54 "Hunting for Martian Life: The Perseverance Rover"

On Demand

NASA's Perseverance rover heads to Mars to determine whether life has existed on the red planet.

Curiosity Stream HD • 23m
Saturn: The Moon King

S1, EP53 "Saturn: The Moon King"

On Demand

With new moons recently spotted orbiting Saturn, the gas giant has taken the lead in our cosmic neighborhood's moon count.

Curiosity Stream HD • 11m
Raising Dinos From the Dead

S1, EP52 "Raising Dinos From the Dead"

On Demand

Scientists try to unlock DNA from a 75 million-year-old dinosaur skull that has been sitting in a museum for more than 20 years.

Curiosity Stream HD • 15m
Return of the Wolves

S1, EP51 "Return of the Wolves"

On Demand

Relocating wolves to Isle Royale National Park.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 23m
Coronavirus: Don't Blame Bats

S1, EP50 "Coronavirus: Don't Blame Bats"

On Demand

Examining whether bats are to blame for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Curiosity Stream HD • 18m
Flight of the Dragon

S1, EP49 "Flight of the Dragon"

On Demand

On May 30, 2020, NASA launched SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral - the first manned flight from American soil in nearly a decade.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 27m
World Without Water

S1, EP48 "World Without Water"

On Demand

The recent discovery of a massive fresh water aquifer hidden beneath the U.S. coastline may offer hope for humanity.

Curiosity Stream HD • 21m
Coronavirus: Psychology of a Pandemic

S1, EP47 "Coronavirus: Psychology of a Pandemic"

On Demand

Exploring mental health concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Curiosity Stream HD • 13m
Coronavirus: Treating the Disease

S1, EP46 "Coronavirus: Treating the Disease"

On Demand

Delivering new information about what the COVID-19 virus does to the human body and touching bases with medical experts searching for techniques to treat the illness.

Curiosity Stream HD • 14m
Search for Our Sun's Lost Planet

S1, EP43 "Search for Our Sun's Lost Planet"

Airs: Jan 30, 2023

Teams vie to find any evidence that a hidden planet exists in the solar system.

Curiosity Channel • 27m
The Corona Virus Epidemic

S1, EP42 "The Corona Virus Epidemic"

On Demand

Examining how the corona virus developed and how close doctors are to creating an effective vaccine.

Curiosity Stream HD • 17m
Building the Sun: The 250 Million Degree Problem

S1, EP40 "Building the Sun: The 250 Million Degree Problem"

On Demand

Scientists study the way the sun builds its power through fusion hoping to find a less dangerous and radioactive waste-producing path to energy than fission.

Curiosity Stream HD • 11m
World's Best Dinosaur Fossil

S1, EP39 "World's Best Dinosaur Fossil"

On Demand

The discovery of a pristine and complete dinosaur fossil reveals a new species that roamed during the late Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

Curiosity Stream HD • 16m
Cassini: The Grand Finale

S1, EP38 "Cassini: The Grand Finale"

On Demand

The Cassini spacecraft rewrites the textbook on Saturn, its moons and the solar system before its 20-year mission ends.

Curiosity Stream HD • 12m
Homo Naledi

S1, EP36 "Homo Naledi"

On Demand

Small-skulled fossils of Homo naledi discovered in 2013 have scientists trying to understand whether they lived at the same time as Homo sapiens.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 11m
The Eighth Continent: Zealandia

S1, EP35 "The Eighth Continent: Zealandia"

On Demand

Geologists in New Zealand create a stir by declaring their discovery of the eighth continent of the world.

Curiosity Stream HD • 8m
Reversing Alzheimer's

S1, EP34 "Reversing Alzheimer's"

On Demand

A U.K. team might have cracked a method to reverse Alzheimer's disease.

Curiosity Stream HD • 10m
Miami Beach Underwater

S1, EP33 "Miami Beach Underwater"

On Demand

Parts of Miami Beach are under serious threat from sea level changes.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 12m
Gravitational Waves: Rewinding Time

S1, EP32 "Gravitational Waves: Rewinding Time"

On Demand

Gravitational waves from 3 billion light years away reach Earth, the latest discovery in a new branch of astronomy.

Curiosity Stream HD • 5m
Asteroid Belt Discovery

S1, EP31 "Asteroid Belt Discovery"

On Demand

New evidence from NASA's Dawn mission to Ceres, a dwarf planet the size of Texas, is changing understanding of not only the Asteroid Belt, but might also hold the key to deciphering the solar system's early life.

Curiosity Stream HD • 9m
Exoplanets

S1, EP30 "Exoplanets"

On Demand

The Spitzer Telescope makes a groundbreaking discovery of exoplanets that could be similar to Earth.

Curiosity Stream HD • 14m
The Mystery of the Longest Living Vertebrate

S1, EP29 "The Mystery of the Longest Living Vertebrate"

On Demand

New information from a Greenland shark's eye confirms it is the longest-living vertebrate on Earth.

Curiosity Stream HD • 8m
What Is CRISPR?

S1, EP28 "What Is CRISPR?"

On Demand

Genetics have advanced to gene editing, a technique which promises to pave the way to cure genetically carried illnesses, such as certain forms of cancer.

Curiosity Stream HD • 9m
Gravitational Waves

S1, EP27 "Gravitational Waves"

On Demand

A primer on gravitational waves shows how Einstein's theory has been confirmed.

Curiosity Stream HD • 13m
Drilling for Marsquakes: Mars InSight

S1, EP26 "Drilling for Marsquakes: Mars InSight"

On Demand

The InSight lander will dig deep into Martian soil and perhaps reveal the planet's origins.

Curiosity Stream HD • 10m
Mars InSight: Seven Minutes to Touchdown

S1, EP25 "Mars InSight: Seven Minutes to Touchdown"

On Demand

The fate of the Mars InSight lander will all come down to a fiery seven-minute freefall into the Red Planet.

Curiosity Stream HD • 9m
New Horizons: The Kuiper Belt Target

S1, EP23 "New Horizons: The Kuiper Belt Target"

On Demand

The New Horizons spacecraft revolutionizes understanding of the solar system by rocketing past Pluto and approaching its next target: Ultima Thule.

Curiosity Stream HD • 9m
Direct From an Asteroid

S1, EP22 "Direct From an Asteroid"

On Demand

The Hayabusa2 spacecraft completes an intricate procedure.

Curiosity Stream HD • 10m
Recovering From Extinction

S1, EP21 "Recovering From Extinction"

On Demand

Scientists dig through fossil clues in Norway's Svalbard archipelago to uncover revelations about life rebounding after a major mass extinction.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 15m
The First Picture of a Black Hole

S1, EP20 "The First Picture of a Black Hole"

On Demand

For the first time, scientists have captured a photograph of a black hole which verifies one of the most important theories in physics and might help unlock the greatest mysteries of the cosmos.

Curiosity Stream HD • 12m
Shark Family Tree

S1, EP19 "Shark Family Tree"

On Demand

Evolutionary biology unlocks mysteries about great white sharks.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 14m
Resurrecting Tasmanian Tigers

S1, EP18 "Resurrecting Tasmanian Tigers"

On Demand

After Tasmanian tigers were almost wiped off the face of the earth by humans nearly a century ago, geneticists are now working on resurrecting them.

Curiosity Stream HD • 16m
Making Babies

S1, EP17 "Making Babies"

On Demand

Scientists believe that they are steps away from making healthy babies from stem cells, opening the doors for those with health limitations to become parents; examining the legal and ethical implications of this breakthrough.

Curiosity Stream HD • 6m
Private Moonshot

S1, EP16 "Private Moonshot"

On Demand

A nonprofit, private organization established in 2011 aims to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon.

Curiosity Stream HD • 11m
T-Rex Timeline

S1, EP15 "T-Rex Timeline"

On Demand

A 180 lb. deer-sized ancestor to the T-Rex can be linked to the 19,000-pound Scotty, the largest T-Rex ever discovered.

Curiosity Stream HD • 14m
Fixing a Broken Heart

S1, EP14 "Fixing a Broken Heart"

On Demand

Researchers invent new ways of imaging the body and explore 3D printing of functioning heart to combat heart disease -- the No. 1 cause of deaths worldwide.

Curiosity Stream HD • 11m
Little Foot: Exploring Our Origins

S1, EP13 "Little Foot: Exploring Our Origins"

On Demand

An almost complete hominin skeleton dating back more than 3 million years is found in a cave near Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1994.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 20m
Hayabusa2: Asteroid Explosion

S1, EP11 "Hayabusa2: Asteroid Explosion"

On Demand

The Hayabusa2 probe has taken subsurface samples from an asteroid and will begin its journey back home.

Curiosity Stream HD • 10m
Space Junk Dangers

S1, EP10 "Space Junk Dangers"

On Demand

With 900,000 pieces of debris currently orbiting Earth, space trash jeopardizes missions, as evidenced by a recent Indian ballistic missile test shooting down one of its own communications satellites.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 9m
Climate Crisis

S1, EP9 "Climate Crisis"

On Demand

Scientists explain what to expect from climate change, and what steps might still be taken to reverse the crisis.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 16m
Escaping Rip Currents

S1, EP8 "Escaping Rip Currents"

On Demand

The dangers of rip currents and how to escape them.

Curiosity Stream HD • 13m
Herculaneum Scrolls: Unraveling History

S1, EP7 "Herculaneum Scrolls: Unraveling History"

On Demand

Scientists using the latest technology try to unravel papyrus scrolls carbonized when the ancient Roman town of Herculaneum was destroyed by volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 20m
Saber-Tooth Brawl

S1, EP6 "Saber-Tooth Brawl"

On Demand

New fossil evidence shines a light on the violent lives of saber-tooth cats.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 15m
Wildfire Fighting Tools

S1, EP5 "Wildfire Fighting Tools"

On Demand

Exploring technology for fighting wildfires.

Curiosity Stream 4K • 15m
Touching the Sun

S1, EP4 "Touching the Sun"

On Demand

NASA's Parker Probe Plus is on a mission to fly through dangerous radiation to become the closest spaceship to orbit the enigmatic sun.

Curiosity Stream HD • 10m
Greenland Is Melting

S1, EP3 "Greenland Is Melting"

On Demand

The Greenland ice sheet, the last remnant of the Ice Age, is melting at an unprecedented rate which could become a global catastrophe.

Curiosity Stream HD • 11m
Opportunity: A Life on Mars

S1, EP1 "Opportunity: A Life on Mars"

On Demand

The Opportunity rover's 15-year mission on Mars and how it revolutionized understanding of the red planet and solar system at large.

Curiosity Stream HD • 19m
Mars InSight; T-Rex Timeline

S1 "Mars InSight; T-Rex Timeline"

On Demand

The critical moments when the Mars InSight vehicle touches down on the red planet; meeting Moros intrepidus, a deer-like, distant ancestor to the T. rex.

Original Air Date: Jan 24, 2023 • Curiosity Channel • 30m
Super Spider Silk

S1 "Super Spider Silk"

On Demand

Science reveals new understanding of spiders, their super strong and flexible silks, and their predatory behavior.

Curiosity Stream HD • 13m
Alzheimer's; Spider Silk

S1 "Alzheimer's; Spider Silk"

On Demand

For scientists, reversing Alzheimer's disease is a major research goal; scientists explore the incredible strength and flexibility of spider silk.

Original Air Date: Jan 24, 2023 • Curiosity Channel • 30m