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Insecta: Science That Stings

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In INSECTA: SCIENCE THAT STINGS, leading insect scientists explore the painful stings and the fascinating science behind a variety of bugs as they study the often unseen world surrounding us. The half-hour documentary offers an intimate look at the people with a passion for bugs and discovers why they study the creatures that many people avoid, even capturing YouTube star Coyote Peterson as he is intentionally stung by a tarantula hawk. Through interviews with entomologists Cara Gibson, Wendy Moore and Justin Schmidt, INSECTA: SCIENCE THAT STINGS illuminates the intriguing features and striking appearance of different insects, including the bombardier beetle that can generate a small chemical explosion when touched. The program also delves into what bugs can tell us about the history of life on earth.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
11/29/2017
6:30 p.m.
11/29/2017
8 p.m.
1/2/2018
11:30 p.m.
1/6/2018
8:30 a.m.
1/22/2018
11:30 p.m.
3/4/2018
4:30 p.m.
3/19/2018
3:30 p.m.
3/20/2018
1:30 a.m.
4/11/2018
11:30 p.m.
5/19/2018
4:30 p.m.
5/20/2018
5:30 p.m.
6/11/2018
3:30 p.m.
7/8/2018
4:30 p.m.
10/20/2018
3:30 p.m.
1/26/2019
2:30 p.m.
4/8/2019
2:30 a.m.
4/30/2019
5/5/2019
2 a.m.
7/27/2019
4:30 p.m.
9/7/2019
3:30 p.m.
11/3/2019
2:30 p.m.
12/29/2019
5:30 p.m.
12/30/2019
5:30 p.m.
2/25/2020
11:30 a.m.
2/25/2020
9 p.m.
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