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Innovation and Creativity in Nebraska
Good ideas often start with a simple question. "What if?" Nebraskans answer with innovation and creativity. We tell their stories in our new NET Television series, "What If..."
December, 2018
As a result of light pollution, nearly 80% of Americans cannot see the Milky Way from their homes at night. In this 360-video, join a group of people who travel to the Sand Hills to reconnect with nature's nocturnal majesty.
After Ebola
Nebraska And The Next Pandemic
The personal stories of medical professionals in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
A group of scientists are experimenting with drones to see if this developing technology can be used to combat wildfires and save lives. Follow along on their first “real-world” scenario as they perform a prescribed burn at... more››
It's totally part of the game to get down and dirty in the annual soil judging contest. Watch agronomy students from regional colleges jump at the chance to identify, evaluate, classify and describe soil profiles. http://... more››
Scientists at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium discuss their conservation efforts.

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This is a two minute preview of the NET production, Homemade Astronaut. This documentary follows the life of Ashland native, Astronaut Clay Anderson.
Clay Anderson Visits NET and talks about his experiences going to space. In this video clip, Clay explains how going to the bathroom in space works, the difference between gravity and non-gravity bathroom environments and proper bathroom etiquette in space.
The astronaut seed was planted at an early age for Clay. His mom recounts that it was during the Mercury and Gemini programs when Clay was 5 or 6, she decided to dress Clay in a spacesuit made of aluminum for an annual carnival and parade in town called the Stir-Up.
This short program covers how video and other instructional technologies can connect integrated math and science curriculum.
An attention-getting collection of hi-tech equipment and world-class scientists descended on O'Neill, Nebraska, 50 years ago. Their mission? Study air movement near the ground. The results of their research are still relevant today.

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