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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.

Science | Nebraska

With growing pressure on the world's gas supply, University of Nebraska biologist George Oyler is working with researchers in California and New Mexico on a fuel alternative - algae for fuel.
Join photographer Mike Forsberg and UNL hydrologist Jim Goeke seeks connections between Nebraska Sandhills wildlife and the hidden underground water supply known as the Ogallala Aquifer.
Dodge, NE hog farmer Danny Kluthe uses a methane digester to convert the hog waste from his 7,500 pigs to into methane gas that generates electricity for Kluthe’s home…and nearly 40 other homes.
Nebraska has one of the rarest endangered species – the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle. Watch how Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Lincoln Children’s Zoo are working to rescue, breed and save Tiger Beetles.
ANDRILL's rock cores reveal evidence of changing climate and ice conditions in Antarctica's past. Within the cores are ocean fossils - some easily seen, others microscopic. Watch this NET exclusive video to learn how the biggest discoveries come from the tiny clues - diatoms and forams.

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