STATUS: previously in development (2012-2013 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES: six episodes
DESCRIPTION: (from Science's press release, April 2012) No longer limited to conventional laboratories, science is taking to the streets, backyards and parks as amateur and professional scientists around the world are conducting extraordinary experiments and posting their exploits on YouTube. Scientists are now trying to improve on experiments they see posted online, and competing with other backyard scientists to go bigger, bolder and better. THE EXPERIMENTERS will delve into this fascinating world, finding and celebrating amazing online clips and explaining the wonderful science behind them.