Science Channel Celebrates Black History Month
By: Erin Ruberry
In celebration of Black History Month, Science proudly highlights a variety of programming that showcases the rich and diverse history of the African American culture. The following is a list of programming to commemorate the month.
Monday, February 3rd at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Friday, February 14th at 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Tuesday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Wednesday, February 26th at 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there before the beginning? Are we really alone? These questions have been pondered by the most exquisite minds of the human race.
Sunday, February 9th 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Outrageous Acts of Science Ep. 1: Kings of Carnage
Saturday, February 15th 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) NEW
Outrageous Acts of Science Ep. 2: Show Offs
Saturday, February 22nd 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) NEW
Science is taking to the streets as amateur and professional scientists conduct experiments and post their exploits online, competing with other backyard scientists to go bigger and bolder. Features astrophysicist Hakeem Oluseyi.
Tuesday, February 11th 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Eastern)
Tuesday, February 11th 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Sunday, February 23rd 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)
This series shows the inner workings of our planet, the Solar System, the galaxies and the Universe itself. Narrated by actor Erik Todd Dellums.
Friday, February 14th at 4:00 a.m. (Eastern)
Stuck with Hackett features "alternative engineer" and survival expert Chris Hackett. Each episode finds Hackett left alone in an extreme environment - from deep wilderness, to ruined cities, to arid deserts - with little more than his wits and ingenuity.
Unearthing Ancient Secrets: Unsolved Death of Cleopatra
Friday, February 21st at 6:00 a.m. (Eastern)
For 2000 years, only one verdict has been recorded-suicide by snakebite. Scientific evidence suggests this is not how Cleopatra died.
Sunday, February 23rd at 11 a.m. (Eastern)
Experiments have transformed machines into creatures with consciousness; elsewhere, scientists are enhancing humans with synthetic parts that work better than the real thing. The result: a not-too distant world where man and machine are indistinguishable. Features Neuroengineer, Kwabena Boahen.
Monday, February 24th at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern)
A doctor uses the power of mind to save his patient.
Dark Matters 2 Ep. 207: Tuskegee Experiment
Monday, February 24th at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)
U.S. government experiments illegally on black men with syphilis for 40 years.
Alien Encounters Ep. 1: The Message
Tuesday, February 25th at 6:00 p.m. (Eastern)
What would really happen if we got a message from space? Scientists and sci-fi writers, with cooperation from SETI and Carl Sagan's son, Nick, unravel the impact of this world changing event, forming an intriguing hypothetical scenario. Features astrophysicist and cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Alien Encounters Ep. 2: The Arrival
Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00 p.m. (Eastern)
How will humans react when an alien spacecraft is on its way to Earth? Will humans learn from aliens, or become colonial subjects? Scientists and sci-fi writers, with cooperation from SETI and Carl Sagan's son, Nick, unravel the impact. Features astrophysicist and cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Alien Encounters 2 Ep. 1: The Invasion
Tuesday, February 25th at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern)
A swarm of small spacecraft hover in our atmosphere and deposit thousands of mysterious pods on the earth's surface. Features astrophysicist Hakeem Oluseyi.
Alien Encounters 2 Ep. 2: The Offspring
Tuesday, February 25th at 9:00 p.m. (Eastern)
A hypothetical encounter with a gigantic alien mother ship is explored. Features astrophysicists Hakeem Oluseyi.