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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Ring in the new year with the New York and Vienna Philharmonic

The New York Philharmonic and guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (“The Band’s Visit”) celebrate the orchestral music of Stephen Sondheim, performing suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd,” and more.

Enjoy classic musicals on New Years Day

Detective odd couple 'Shakespeare and Hathaway' return

The unlikely detective duo of return to Arizona PBS for a second season beginning Thursday, Sept. 5, at 9 p.m. on Arizona PBS.  This quirky crime drama is packed with corpses, comedy and cracking mysteries.