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Manhunt - Boston Bombers

A look at how modern technology and old-fashioned detective work helped catch the Boston bombers.

Wed, Apr 29 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Apr 30 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Thu, Apr 30 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Thu, Apr 30 at 11:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Sun, May 3 at 2:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 1 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 2 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 2 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 6 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Oklahoma's Deadliest Tornadoes

Scientists and storm survivors whose lives have been upended discuss violent, ferocious tornadoes.

Tue, Apr 21 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 21 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Apr 25 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Megastorm Aftermath

An investigation of Hurricane Sandy focuses on the critical questions raised by the historic storm.

Mon, Apr 27 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 28 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 28 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Inside Animal Minds: Bird Genius

Researchers use the science of animal cognition to learn how birds understand the world around them.

Wed, Jun 24 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 25 at 2:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 27 at 2:30 am on WTTW HD

Escape from Nazi Alcatraz

Aerospace engineers and carpenters test a plan to escape a Nazi war camp using a two-man glider.

Wed, Jun 17 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 18 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 20 at 4:00 am on WTTW HD

Rise of the Hackers

The fast-paced world of cryptography and the scientists battling to keep data safe are explored.

Wed, May 20 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, May 21 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, May 23 at 2:30 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 22 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 23 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 23 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 27 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Emperor's Ghost Army

The 8,000 buried clay warriors of China's first emperor are researched using 3D computer modeling.

Mon, May 11 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, May 12 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, May 12 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

First Man on the Moon

An intimate portrait of the American hero features interviews with Armstrong's family and friends.

Wed, May 27 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, May 28 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Mon, Jun 29 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 30 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 30 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

The Great Math Mystery

An exploration of math's power across the centuries sheds light on how math works in our brains.

Mon, May 18 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, May 19 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, May 19 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, May 23 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Invisible Universe Revealed

One of the most ambitious experiments in all of astronomy, the Hubble Space Telescope, is explored.

Wed, Apr 22 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Apr 23 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Thu, Apr 23 at 11:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Fri, Apr 24 at 2:30 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 25 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, May 26 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, May 26 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, May 30 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Nazi Attack On America

Undersea explorer Bob Ballard examines the wreck of a German submarine a few miles from New Orleans.

Wed, May 6 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, May 7 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sun, May 10 at 2:30 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 8 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 9 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 9 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 13 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Lethal Seas

As carbon emissions raise the oceans' acidity, experts try to crack the code of a changing seas.

Wed, May 13 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, May 14 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, May 16 at 2:30 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 15 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 16 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jun 16 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Jun 20 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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