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What If...Innovator Insights
Innovator Insights
What drives Nebraska’s innovators, big thinkers, risk takers? We explore this in the “What If…” project component, designed for a high school/college age target audience, called “Innovator Insights.”
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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Paleontologist Dr. Michael Voorhies on the evolution of the horse. This segment is from the 2000 NET Television production, Wild Horses. No larger resolution available.
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.

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