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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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Most of Antarctica's history is buried in layers of rock, deep beneath the ice. Rock cores that ANDRILL retrieves are packed with evidence. But once found, how do geologists read climate history embedded in rock? Watch the following NET exclusive video to find out more.
Antarctica is the iciest place on Earth. But it's icy cover is deceiving. All this ice is on the move. Find out how ice and rocks hold the clues to tell the tale of Antarctica's climate past in this NET exclusive video.
What's normal in climate cycles? In a warming world, ice is beginning to break apart in Antarctica. Has it happened before - and how does it affect the seas level?
Take a trip to Earth's freezer - the coldest, windiest, dirtiest, place on Earth. How long has Antarctica been like it is today? That's what polar researchers want to find out. Meet ANDRILL, the Antarctic drilling team in this NET exclusive video.
At the bottom of the Earth is a continent encased in ice, a place so remote and mysterious that it’s largely unknown to most people. Yet Antarctica holds secrets that affect our climate future. Antarctica’s secrets are not in the ice, but in the rocks beneath it.

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