About the series

From National Geographic Media, Nat Geo Explores breaks down the worlds of Science, History, and Animals. In each episode, scientists and historians explain in fascinating detail everything from the connection between germs and diseases to how we became obsessed with Mars.

Episodes

We all know raccoons are cute, but mischievous. They’ve earned a bad reputation from their devious actions in our neighborhoods. But, they’re also extraordinarily smart. So as our homes keep spreading into theirs, raccoons may just be the little critter that’s smart enough to use us and our resources for their own good.

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Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

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See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet