Explorer

Explorer

National Geographic’s EXPLORER returns with stories to magnify curiosity, innovation, news and information. New host Phil Keoghan treks far and wide to meet with National Geographic Explorers on the cusp of groundbreaking discoveries. Also featured are impact-filled stories covering topics like cloning, nuclear threats, grand Mexican ruins, imposing whale sharks and the downside of DNA testing.
National Geographic’s EXPLORER returns with stories to magnify curiosity, innovation, news and information. New host Phil Keoghan treks far and wide to meet with National Geographic Explorers on the cusp of groundbreaking discoveries. Also featured are impact-filled stories covering topics like cloning, nuclear threats, grand Mexican ruins, imposing whale sharks and the downside of DNA testing.

Season 11 (13 episodes)

  • 1. The Mouth of Hell

    Original air date: 11/12/2018 Runtime: 43:55 min.

    Original air date: 11/12/2018 Runtime: 43:55 min. Phil Keoghan ventures inside the active Masaya volcano in Nicaragua; motorcyclists transport solar panels in Tanzania; an oil mogul's horse cloning business may provide insight to cure diabetes; how Americans are preparing for a nuclear attack.

  • 2. Digging Up Dinosaurs

    Original air date: 11/19/2018 Runtime: 43:56 min.

    Original air date: 11/19/2018 Runtime: 43:56 min. Host Phil Keoghan heads to Utah to dig for dinosaurs; Tim Samuels reports on the global drop in male fertility; Mariana van Zeller embeds with a goods smuggler in Gaza; Francesca Fiorentini gets to the bottom of "miracle dirt."

  • 3. Inside the Eagle's Nest

    Original air date: 11/26/2018 Runtime: 43:54 min.

    Original air date: 11/26/2018 Runtime: 43:54 min. Phil Keoghan goes into an active eagle’s nest. Our correspondents explore living off the land to survive, peanut allergies, and samurai swords.

  • 4. Border Battle

    Original air date: 12/03/2018 Runtime: 43:52 min.

    Original air date: 12/03/2018 Runtime: 43:52 min. Phil Keoghan experiences a unique border ceremony. Correspondents investigate deadly crocodiles, Red Notices, and communication amongst trees.

  • 5. Space Race

    Original air date: 12/10/2018 Runtime: 43:54 min.

    Original air date: 12/10/2018 Runtime: 43:54 min. Phil Keoghan tracks bears. Albert Lin explores the possibility of human hibernation. Alexandra Roca investigates a mysterious sleeping affliction.

  • 6. The Boiling River

    Original air date: 12/17/2018 Runtime: 43:57 min.

    Original air date: 12/17/2018 Runtime: 43:57 min. Phil Keoghan explores a mysterious river in Peru. Our correspondents investigate a sonic attack, sensory substitution, and the secrets of snowflakes.

  • 7. Human Towers

    Original air date: 01/07/2019 Runtime: 43:54 min.

    Original air date: 01/07/2019 Runtime: 43:54 min. Phil Keoghan looks into Spanish Castellers. Correspondents investigate Grizzly bears, the color blue, and money from marijuana.

  • 8. Swimming with Sharks

    Original air date: 01/14/2019 Runtime: 44:10 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/2019 Runtime: 44:10 min. Phil Keoghan helps tag whale sharks. Correspondents investigate super recognizers, life in Fukushima, and heart disease in mummies.

  • 9. Yellowstone Wolves

    Original air date: 01/28/2019 Runtime: 43:54 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/2019 Runtime: 43:54 min. Host Phil Keoghan tracks wolves. Correspondents probe questionable rehab facilities, invasive species, and innovations to save whales.

  • 10. Lion of Zambia

    Original air date: 01/28/2019 Runtime: 43:54 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/2019 Runtime: 43:54 min. Phil Keoghan tags lions in Zambia. Correspondents explore man-made earthquakes, chocolate, and designer dogs, and Ryan Duffy joins Cory Booker as he uncovers environmental racism.

  • 11. Ancient Fighting Arts

    Original air date: 02/04/2019 Runtime: 43:57 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/2019 Runtime: 43:57 min. Phil Keoghan tries an ancient martial art in India. Correspondents investigate deadly tornadoes, reporters at risk in Cambodia, and talking whales.

  • 12. Race Car Science

    Original air date: 02/11/2019 Runtime: 43:59 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2019 Runtime: 43:59 min. Phil Keoghan goes inside Nascar. Correspondents investigate a human sacrifice site, DNA testing, and new probiotics.

  • 13. Inside The Bear's Den

    Original air date: 02/11/2019 Runtime: 43:55 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2019 Runtime: 43:55 min. Phil Keoghan helps tag bears in Maine. Correspondents investigate the Nasca Lines in Peru, Viking giants in Iceland, and the future of farming.