Catalyst: Closer look at asteroid Bennu

“Catalyst” follows the OSIRIS-REX satellite that travelled 2 million kilometers to catch up with asteroid Bennu and photograph its surface, all in preparation for an eventual landing and return mission. Experts at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and ASU’s Meteorite Museum explain how Bennu could help astrophysicists defend Earth from asteroid impacts.

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Catalyst: ELL teaching programs

In this segment:

Steve Chesley, NASA JPL Planetary Defense
Philip Christensen, ASU School Of Earth and Space Exploration
Meenakshi Wadhwa, School of Earth and Space Exploration

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Seek out 'A Few Good Pie Places' and 'Bakeries'

A Few Good Pie Places

Tour a collection of sweet spots known for their pies and other baked goodies on Fridays at 7 p.m.

Competitive ballroom dancing takes center stage

The WORLD DANCESPORT GRANDSLAM SERIES is back, featuring the best competitive dancers in the world vying for the most prestigious titles and the prize money in the world of dance. Pictured (L-R): Olga Kulikova and Dmitry Zharkov of Russia. Photo credit: © Reinhard Egli – World DanceSport

Competitive ballroom dancing returns to Arizona PBS with the 2017 World DanceSport GrandSlam Series. The best competitive dancers in the world vie for the most prestigious titles on Sundays at 3 p.m., beginning July 7.

'Great Performances at the Met' returns to Sundays at 9 a.m.

Great Performances at the Met "La Fanciulla Del West"

"Great Performances at the Met" brings the best of the Metropolitan Opera into the homes of classical music fans across the United States.