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Composite image of totality showing the corona during the 2015 eclipse in Svalbard with the magnetic field of the sun outlined in the coronal loops.

NOVA: Eclipse Over America

Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona.

Monday, August 21, at 9:00 p.m.

 

Portrait of Diana against a black background circa 1995

Diana: Her Story

Twenty years after Princess Diana’s death, this new film reveals her story in her own words. What emerges is the narrative of a shy young girl who stepped onto the world stage in 1980 and departed in 1997 as its most famous woman.

Tuesday, August 22, at 9:00 p.m.

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This artist concept of NASA Voyager spacecraft with its antenna pointing to Earth.

The Farthest: Voyager in Space

Learn how NASA’s epic Voyager missions, launched in 1977, revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their dazzling moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

Wednesday, August 23, at 9:00 p.m.

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Grange Fair

Grange Fair: An American Tradition

This Emmy® award winning documentary, produced by WPSU Penn State, captures a vanishing piece of Americana – one of the last remaining agricultural encampment fairs in the country, and the families who spend months preparing for this unique rural phenomena.

Thursday, August 24, at 8:00 p.m.

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