See how our ancestors understood the ‘Ancient Skies’

Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space in this three-part series airing Wednesdays at 7 p.m., beginning July 24. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.

MORE: See the rest of our Summer of Space programming.

July 24: Gods and Monsters

Explore the origins of our relationship with the skies. Our ancestors use the sky to navigate and tell time, and give religious significance to what they see in it. Then, a revolution gives birth to modern science. Watch online.

July 31: Finding the Center

Follow the efforts to give the Earth a shape and a place. From flat Earth legends to Galileo’s telescope, track major changes in scientific understanding. Ideas rise and fall as we continue to explore our ancient skies. Watch online.

August 7: Our Place in the Universe

Complete the puzzle of our ancient skies. A cast of scientific pioneers reshapes the solar system and better understands a growing universe. But there is still much more space to explore. Watch online.

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British newspaper drama 'Press' comes to Arizona PBS

Set in the world of London newspapers, "Press" is a razor sharp and observant drama that explores the current, turbulent media landscape and the ethical dilemmas that journalists and editors face each day.

Celebrating Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary

Sesame Street

Sesame Street is celebrating 50 years of entertaining kids around the world on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. on Arizona PBS.

American Masters: N. Scott Momaday

Delve into the mind of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday on "American Masters," Monday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m.