The saga of the Peterson family farm has spanned more than half a century, marking a roller coaster of agricultural, social, economic and technological booms and busts. From price controls to pest controls, learn how the history of one small … Continue reading

What is “global dimming” and how can it counter global warming? See how this critical phenomenon was discovered. Produced by WGBH/Nova.

See the human-like species that came before us. Produced by WGBH/Evolution.

Learn about the history of the heart through this interactive timeline. Produced by WNET/The Mysterious Human Heart.

Explore the history of the theory of evolution and the resistance to it. Produced by WGBH/Evolution.

An overview of the history of life on Earth, from the earliest bacteria to the first modern humans. Produced by WGBH/Nova.

Explore the events that shaped the man behind the words. Find out more about the people he knew and the world that he lived in. Produced by vertebrate.co.uk production for Maya Vision International & PBS/In Search of Shakespeare.

Gore Vidal is a novelist, essayist, playwright, and provocateur whose career has spanned six decades, beginning in the years immediately following World War II. Use this interactive timeline to learn more about this unique writer. Produced by Thirteen/American Masters.

Navigate through 200 years of the American Novel using scrollable tools and pulldown menus. Produced by Thirteen/American Masters.

Pulitzer Prize winner Norman Mailer’s career in our literature has been described as brilliant, varied, controversial, public, prolific and misunderstood. Use this interactive timeline to learn more about this unique writer. Produced by Thirteen/American Masters.

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