The Best of PBS
10 most popular PBS articles, as voted by our community.
PBS on Equity
Essay: Black entertainers are still longing for equity in entertainment
By April Reign Black actresses have always faced barriers. Initially, they were not allowed to be on screen at all. Then, they could only play certain
PBS on Pets
Why economic hardship is keeping more animals in shelters
In the first 14 months of the pandemic, nearly one in five American households adopted a cat or dog. But as COVID precautions shift and inflation takes its toll on the economy, many of those pets are…
PBS on Plants
Why plants don’t die from cancer
Humans and other mammals and birds would have been killed many times over by Chernobyl's radiation that plants in the most contaminated areas received. So why is plant life so resilient to radiation…
PBS on Science
Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science
Alan Lightman investigates how modern science helps us find our bearings in the cosmos.
PBS on Space
Webb telescope spots what astronomers believe are surprisingly large galaxies dating back to early universe
While the new James Webb Space Telescope has spotted even older galaxies during its first year of work, it's the size and maturity of these six apparent mega-galaxies that stun scientists.
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How homebuyers of color are disproportionately impacted by rising mortgage rates
Rising mortgage rates and lingering inflation are forcing many Americans to put plans to buy a home on hold. That is pushing up rent prices for others. As economics correspondent Paul Solman explains,…
States scale back food stamp benefits as prices soar
Month by month, more of the roughly 40 million Americans who get help buying groceries through the federal food stamp program are seeing their benefits plunge.
Smartphones aren’t making millennials grow horns. Here’s how to spot a bad study
The “millennials are growing horns” study is flawed, and its journal has launched an internal review. Can you spot the study's six major problems?
Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown
An unprecedented account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex after last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Female climbers from Pakistan, Iran make history by reaching K2 summit
A woman from Pakistan and another from Iran appear to be the first females from their countries to reach the top of K2, one of the world's highest and most dangerous summits.
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