WKNO has scheduled special programming for the August 21st eclipse of the Sun.

Total Solar Eclipse Live

WKNO will join South Carolina ETV host Beryl Dakers for the extremely rare experience of witnessing a 100% total solar eclipse. South Carolina is a prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918.

For more information about the coverage and the eclipse click here!

WKNO (10.1)
Mon, Aug 21 at 1:30 PM

Song of the Stars
A Dance Experience of Cosmic Proportions

The life stories of the stars above, as told through the beauty, grace, and power of contemporary dance! Song of the Stars features performances by Seven Dance Company under the artistic direction of Cassia Cramer, woven together with a narration by astrophysicist Paul Sutter. In this original fusion of science and dance, you will travel through the vast cosmos, witnessing the first stars sparking a revolution from total darkness, the fatal love of two galaxies, a cataclysmic death that brings hope to a new generation, and so much more.

For more about Song of the Stars click here!

WKNO (10.1)
Mon, Aug 21 at 7:00 PM
Tue, Aug 22 at 12:00 AM

WKNO2 (10.2 or Comcast 910)

Tue, Aug 22 at 7:00 PM

NOVA: Eclipse Over America

On August 21, 2017, millions of Americans will witness the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years. As in all total solar eclipses, the moon will block the sun, revealing its ethereal outer atmosphere—its corona—in a wondrous celestial spectacle. While hordes of citizens prepare to flock to the eclipse’s path of totality, scientists, too, are staking out spots for a very different reason: to investigate the secrets of the sun’s elusive atmosphere. During the eclipse’s precious seconds of darkness, they will shed light on how our sun works, how it can produce deadly solar storms, and why it’s atmosphere is so hot. NOVA investigates the storied history of solar eclipse science and joins both seasoned and citizen-scientists alike as they don their eclipse glasses and tune their telescopes for the eclipse over America.

For more information on NOVA: Eclipse Over America click here!

WKNO (10.1)
Mon, Aug 21 at 8:00 PM
Tue, Aug 22 at 1:00 AM
Wed, Aug 23 at 7:00 PM
Thu, Aug 24 at 12:00 AM

WKNO2 (10.2 or Comcast 910)
Tue, Aug 22 at 8:00 PM
Thu, Aug 24 at 7:00 PM
Thu, Aug 24 at 11:00 PM
Fri, Aug 25 at 7:00 AM

The Farthest Voyager in Space

Launched in 1977, NASA's epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age. THE FARTHEST VOYAGER IN SPACE is a two-hour special about NASA’s historic Voyager mission to explore our solar system and beyond. The special tells captivating tales of one of humanity’s greatest achievements in exploration. From supermarket aluminum foil added at the last minute to protect the craft from radiation; to the near disasters at launch; to the emergency maneuvers to fix a crucial frozen instrument platform, viewers get a sense of how difficult—and rewarding—space exploration can be.

For more information on The Farthest Voyager in Space click here!

WKNO (10.1)
Wed. Aug 23 at 8:00 PM
Thu, Aug 24 at 1:00 AM
Fri, Aug 25 at 3:00 AM

WKNO2 (10.2 or Comcast 910)
Thu, Aug 24 at 8:00 PM
Sun, Aug 27 at 11:00 PM
Mon, Aug 28 at 7:00 PM

Ready, Jet, Go!
Total Eclipse of the Sunspot

While Mindy, Jet, Sean, and Sydney are trying to use a solar panel to improve their energy efficiency, they notice that Sunspot is acting strange. It turns out that Sunspot was aware of an impending eclipse and was trying to alert the kids to the fact that the Sun would be darkened for a while.

Curriculum: A solar eclipse is a type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks the Sun. In a total eclipse, the disk of the Sun is fully obscured by the Moon. It’s important not to look directly at the Sun during an eclipse, but you can watch it through the use of a box viewer.

For more Ready, Jet, Go! information and activities click here!

WKNO (10.1)
Tue, Aug 15 at 1:00 PM

WKNO3 PBS Kids 24/7 (10.3 or Comcast 912)
Tue, Aug 15 at 5:30 PM
Wed, Aug 16 at 1:30 AM
Fri, Aug 18 at 7:00 PM
Sat, Aug 19 at 3:00 AM
Sat, Aug. 19 at 7:00 PM
Sun, Aug 20 at 3:00 AM
Sun, Aug 20 at 3:00 PM
Mon, Aug 21 at 3:00 AM
Thu, Aug 31 at 7:30 PM
Fri, Sept 01 at 1:30 AM

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