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The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers
This NOVA collection of online videos and blog posts reveal the personal side of science. Find multiple web resources, including videos that feature space scientists, that are designed to break down STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) stereotypes and present STEM as a rewarding career choice.

COSMOS: A Space Time Odyssey
20th Century Fox, 2014, ASIN: B00IWULSTC
Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, this thrilling, 13-part adventure will transport you across the universe of space and time, bringing to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge and a deeper understanding of nature. With an updated Cosmic Calendar, dazzling visual effects, and the wondrous Ship of the Imagination, prepare to take an unforgettable journey to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest – and smallest – scale.

Is There Life on Mars?
PBS, 2009, ASIN: B001MWGZ40
Four years after they landed on Mars, NASA s twin robot explorers, Spirit and Opportunity, have lasted 16 times longer and driven 20 times farther than expected. Today they are joined by an aerial armada of hi-tech satellites, surveying Mars from orbit to reconstruct the planet s mysterious history. And on May 25, 2008, they also got company on the ground: NASA s Phoenix probe. NOVA’s Is There Life on Mars? showcases the latest scientific revelations from a planet, once alien, now poised to reveal provocative new clues in the tantalizing quest to plumb its past for signs of water and, perhaps, even life.

Finding Life beyond Earth
Powerful telescopes and unmanned space missions have revealed a wide range of dynamic environments – atmospheres thick with organic molecules, active volcanoes, and vast saltwater oceans.  This ongoing revolution is forcing scientist to expand their ideas about what kids of worlds could support life.  If we do find primitive life-forms elsewhere in the solar system, it may well be that life is common in the universe – the rule, and not the exception.