Live From Space, hosted by television’s National Geographic Channel, is a special two-hour event that will be broadcasting live from both the International Space Station (ISS) — in orbit above the Earth — and NASA’s Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata will be joining in [...]
Betsy Schechter has appointed National Geographic Television executive Caroline Christopher as vp development and production. read more
In feel-good beauty-related news, a manicurist helped solve the problem of how scientist can collect data to better understand the movement of baby sea turtles. The folks over at The Cut spotted a National Geographic story about scientists...Show More Summary
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is a science superstar. But when it comes to the mysteries of the universe, which he tackles in his new FOX/National Geographic series "Cosmos," he bows to the greater star power above his head."People...Show More Summary
One session at the Bayer Crop Science Ag Issues Forum last week called 2014 the “Year of Food and Farmers” and talked about an upcoming National Geographic series and a documentary movie – both featuring agriculture. Dennis Dimick, Executive editor, … Continue reading ?
It's no secret that we're major fans of the upcoming Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on Fox and National Geographic. If you're as pumped as we are for the premiere on Sunday night at 9pm EST, then you should definitely park yourself in front of your computer at 9pm EST tonight to catch a livestream with the series' creators.
Nearly 34 years after it originally aired on television, the National Geographic Channel will rebroadcast all 13 episodes of Carl Sagan’s ground-breaking series “COSMOS: A PERSONAL VOYAGE”
Pancras Dijk, a senior writer for National Geographic Traveler's Dutch edition, goes in search of the roots of Roma music in a nation on Europe’s edge.
If you like the word "indestructible" combined with "virus," then I'm assuming you're a supervillain with a great collection of Hazmat suits. National Geographic is reporting that scientists have just revived a large, ancient virus from permafrost in Siberia. Oh yes, another upside to global warming: increased risk of exposure to dormant pathogens.
Let’s jump-start your brain. You fill an ice bucket with a bottle of bourbon, mix in several dollar bills and strike a match. What happens when the heat hits the bourbon?
National Geographic’s photo of the day is, as usual, spectacular: a bluefin tuna about to eat its prey while it swims at extremely high speed. Taken by Brian Skerry, it’s part of a series featured in their March 2014 issue titled Quicksilver. More »
Photo: SAT0725/reddit Maybe we should take the stairs instead. To advertise its new show in Brazil, National Geographic commissioned this optical illusion advert that shows a 3-D crocodile waiting at the bottom of the escalator. TheShow More Summary
Mount Everest might be the be-all, end-all of mountaineering, but it's also a dumping ground for the climbers striving upon its face—which is littered, as National Geographic puts it, "with garbage leaking out of the glaciers and pyramids of human excrement befouling the high camps." This week, Nepal announced a new rule aimed at cleaning it up. Read more...
Perhaps you've seen footage from National Geographic's "Crittercam," an underwater video camera that has been attached to animals such as sharks and whales. Well, scientists from the University of Hawai?i at M?noa and the University of Tokyo have gone one better. Show More Summary
Diggers Season 3 is out in the US (National Geographic Channel). "DIGGERS", features the zany treasure hunting adventures of Tim Saylor and George Wyant, extreme metal detecting experts and founders of AnacondaTreasure.com.
Top image: A child is put to work at a militia-run mine in Watsa. © Marcus Bleasdale/National Geographic Captured during a 2004 visit to the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Bleasdale's images "tell the story of the country's mineral resource
Wouldn't it be great to get photographs of Sasquatch or other cryptids like these?
Fox and National Geographic Channel will host a special sneak preview of the first episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey at the first-ever White House Student Film Festival on Friday, February 28th. The preview will be introduced by the show’s executive producer/writer/director, Ann Druyan and the show’s host, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will introduce one […]
Seth MacFarlane’s passion project will get an unprecedented global launch next month, but first it has a date in D.C. Fox and National Geographic Channel said today they will screen a preview of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on Friday as part of the inaugural White House Film Festival. Show More Summary
New Orleans native Caroline Gerdes may have recently moved to Washington, D.C., but she loves her hometown. So much so that she recently spent a year--with the help of a National Geographic grant--of her life working on an oral history...Show More Summary