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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 experience, join a group of people who travel to the  Nebraska's Sand Hills to reconnect.
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››
A group of UNL students compete for bragging rights in diagnosing dirt… or the science of soil. In just under an hour, the students must analyze the content and quality of soil in a particular area. Our cameras capture these... more››
Scientists at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium discuss their conservation efforts.

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After the discoveries at Ashfall, there was a great need to protect the fossils and allow the public to see them. This segment shows the process of building the Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historic Park and is from the 1992 NET program Mysteries in the Dust.
Mike Voorhies talks about how he first discovered a baby rhino skull that led to the Ashfall fossil beds. This segment is from the 1992 NET program, Mysteries in the Dust.
The mystery in the dust began 10 million years ago at a water hole on the savanna that would become Nebraska. This segment is from the 1992 NET program Mysteries in the Dust.
Nebraska writer and scientist Loren Eiseley captured the fascination he felt in discovering the past in fossils and bones. This segment is from the 1994 NET program, Reflections of a Bonehunter.
After a long battle with corn rootworm, Midwest farmers thought they’d found relief in genetically modified seeds engineered to produce toxins deadly to the pest.

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