Vaccines: Calling the Shots
Ebola: The Search for a Cure
Allergies: Modern Life and Me
The Men Who Made Us Spend
Burning Desire: The Seduction Of Smoking
Honey Badgers Masters of Mayhem
Brazil – In the Shadow of the Stadiums
Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey
Attack of the Killer Whales
Swarm: Nature’s Incredible Invasions
Revenge Of The Electric Car
Man on Mars: Mission to the Red Planet
Hubble’s Amazing Universe
The Secret Life of the Rainforest
Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer
Richard Hammond Builds a Planet/Universe
Encounters At The End Of The World
Dinosaurs: The Hunt for Life
The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today
Terms and Conditions May Apply
Winter Viruses and How to Beat Them
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Amazon the Truth Behind The Click
A Brief History of the Internet
Finding Life Beyond Earth
Autism: Challenging Behavior
Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria
How to Make Money Selling Drugs
Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams
The Day I Got My Sight Back
South Pole Station (plus special)
Galileo’s Battle for the Heavens
Derren Brown Investigates
The Dark: Nature’s Nighttime World
Japan: A Story of Love and Hate
Secrets of Your Missing Mail
Isaac Newton The Last Magician
Tourettes – I Swear I Can’t Help It
Swallowed by a Black Hole
Mend Me: A Horizon Guide to Transplants
How Councils Waste Your Money
Japan’s Disaster: Caught on Camera
Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview
How to Avoid Mistakes in Surgery
Penn & Teller – Bullshit!
Can Eating Insects Save the World ?
The Sinking of Concordia Caught on Camera
How to Build a Bionic Man
The Tribe That Hides From Man
Superstorm USA Caught On Camera
Carl Sagan, A Cosmic Celebrity
Basic Income – A Cultural Pulse
Hurricane Katrina: Caught on Camera
Alan Turing: Greatest Codebreaker
Insect Dissection: How Insects Work
Fukushima: Is Nuclear Power Safe?
Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey
How Satellites Rule Our World
Terry Pratchett – Choosing to Die
Japan’s Tsunami: Caught on Camera
Sandy: Anatomy of a Superstorm
Life in a Networked Society
Fractals: Hunting the Hidden Dimension
Faster Than the Speed of Light ?
Smartest Machine on Earth
What Will The Future be Like ?
Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives
101 Gadgets that Changed the World
Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure
What Happened Before the Big Bang ?
What’s the Problem with Nudity ?
Hunting the Edge of Space
Doctors in the Death Zone
Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity
The DSM: Psychiatry’s Deadliest Scam
Intelligent Design On Trial
The Light Bulb Conspiracy
Volcanoes of the Deep Sea
Cracking Your Genetic Code
The Pirate Bay: Away From Keyboard
Alan and Marcus Go Forth and Multiply
The Family that Walks on All Fours
David Attenborough’s First Life
How Does your Memory Work
How to Mend a Broken Heart
Wonders of the Solar System
Richard Hammond’s Miracles of Nature
How Big is the Universe ?
How Small is the Universe ?
Can We Make a Star on Earth ?
How Science Changed Our World
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life
Is Alcohol worse than Ecstasy ?
Chemistry: A Volatile History
How to build a beating Heart
Tesla Master of Lightning
Richard Hammond’s Invisible Worlds
Cosmos : A Personal Voyage
Nature’s Most Amazing Events
ScienceNow with Neil Tyson
How to Survive a Disaster
Eat, Fast and Live Longer
Who’s Afraid of a Big Black Hole ?
Who Killed the Electric Car ?
The World’s First Face Transplant
The Secret Life of the Brain
The President’s Guide to Science
The Great Rift, Africa’s Wild Heart
What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity ?
The Incredible Human Journey
The Brain, a Secret History
Tourettes and Other Disorders
How Long is a Piece of String
Drinking Yourself to Death
Do You Know What Time It Is ?
Madagascar, a Treetop Odyssey
Did Cooking Make Us Human ?
Journey to the Edge of the Universe
Why Are Thin People Not Fat ?
Asteroids: the Good the Bad and the Ugly
The Yes Men Fix the World
400 Years of the Telescope
Predators in Your Backyard
Survivors Guide to Plane Crashes
The Man Who Lost His Body
The Dinosaur that Fooled the World
Wild Child The Story of Feral Children
Prof Regan’s Supermarket Secrets
A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.
'Life According to Sam' is about one family's courageous fight to save their only son from a rare and fatal disease, progeria.
They are the miracle pills that shouldn’t really work at all. Placebos come in all shapes and sizes, but they contain no active ingredient. Now they are being shown to help treat pain, depression and even alleviate some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Horizon explores why they work, and how we could all benefit from the hidden power of the placebo.
David Attenborough embarks on an epic 500-million-year journey to unravel the incredible rise of the vertebrates. The evolution of animals with backbones is one of the greatest stories in natural history.
Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: mass and energy are one, related by the formula E = mc2. In “Einstein’s Big Idea,” NOVA dramatizes the remarkable story behind this equation.
Our solar system was the first to attract humans and filled their souls with awe and fear. At the same time brave minds had been curious about its nature and kept speculating about the universe and its objects. However since the birth of modern science and technology, the true nature of universe has been known and at this point of time, universe is so huge that our hearts are filled with awe and reverence more deeply than our ignorant ancestors felt.
Two-part series in which Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how, by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal almost everything we know about the universe. But in the last 30 years we have discovered that far from seeing everything, we have seen virtually nothing. Our best estimate is that more than 99 per cent of the universe is actually hidden in the dark.
“Earth From Space” is a groundbreaking two-hour special that reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms it into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate and surprising web of forces that sustains life on earth.
Will Work For Free is a 2013 documentary which clearly breaks down the world of work and how it has changed and will continue to change over the next number of years, looking at each sector of employment in the UK and their potential for technological displacement.
Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.
Documentary presented by Professor Simon Schaffer which charts the amazing and untold story of automata – extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life.
In this two-hour special, NOVA celebrates the story of the father of modern science and his struggle to get Church authorities to accept the truth of his astonishing discoveries.
This series of videos is based on Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space and Cosmos. Excerpts from the audiobook and documentary are edited together with pictures and videos set to a blend of different music.
American filmmaker Vikram Gandhi goes to prove how faith and followers of faith can be created out of nonsense ideas.
Will Machines Surpass Humans?
The Fukushima nuclear accident that hit Japan in March 2011 left people powerless. It accelerated efforts to develop robots with human traits. Robots can take over when things become dangerous. This program describes the frontline of robotics development in humanoids, and explores the future… which is fast approaching.
The series consists of three one-hour programmes which explore the concept and definition of freedom, specifically, “how a simplistic model of human beings as self-seeking, almost robotic, creatures led to today’s idea of freedom.”
This is an unknown world. Yet it seems strangely familiar: Deep canyons and cracks scar the landscape, imposing mountain ranges tower over scorched plains, moist jungles and acidic lakes hide creatures unknown to most – ferocious predators, grazing vegetarians, cunning quick-change artists. But this alien planet is not from outer space. This planet is you.
The show criticized proponents of what they perceived as nonsense and dishonesty, often citing ulterior political or financial motives. The stated aim of the show was to apply “critical thinking” to misconceptions and other “bullshit”. As indicated by the show’s title, the program adhered to Penn & Teller’s characteristically blunt, aggressive presentation. The show was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards.
Richard Feynman is one of the most iconic, influential and inspiring scientists of the 20th century. He helped design the atomic bomb, solved the mystery of the Challenger Shuttle catastrophe and won a Nobel Prize. Now, 25 years after his death – in his own words and those of his friends and family – this is the story of the most captivating communicator in the history of science.
He was the visionary scientist who gave birth to the computer age, pioneered artificial intelligence and was the first to investigate the mathematical underpinnings of the living world.
Right now you're hurtling around the Sun at 100,000 kms an hour. Join Kate Humble and Dr Helen Czerski as they explore the relationship between the Earth's orbit and the weather.
Documentary film project about the power of mass collaboration, the government and the Internet.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores the true size and shape of the universe and delves into the amazing science behind apparent nothingness.
Waves are not only beautiful but also profoundly important, and there is a surprising connection between the life cycle of waves and the life of human beings.
You may not know it, but fractals, like the air you breathe, are all around you. Their irregular, repeating shapes are found in cloud formations and tree limbs, in stalks of broccoli and craggy mountain ranges, even in the rhythm of the human heart. In this film, NOVA takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of maverick mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry.
Liz Bonnin delves in to the world of invention, revealing the people and technologies set to transform all our lives. She examines the conditions that are promising to make the 21st century a golden age of innovation and meets some of the world’s foremost visionaries, mavericks and dreamers.
Based on the acclaimed biography by Paul Hoffman, “Wings of Madness” tells the colorful and tragic life of Alberto Santos-Dumont, a brilliant technical improviser who cut an unforgettable figure of high fashion in turn-of-the-century Paris.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force – electricity. Until fairly recently, electricity was seen as a magical power, but it is now the lifeblood of the modern world and underpins every aspect of our technological advancements.
Professor Brian Cox explores the globe to reveal how a few fundamental laws of science gave birth to the most complex and unique feature of the universe – life.
In Transcendent Man, Ptolemy follows Kurzweil around the globe as he presents the daring arguments from his best-selling book, The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology. Kurzweil predicts that with the ever-accelerating rate of technological change, humanity is fast approaching an era in which our intelligence will become increasingly non-biological and millions of times more powerful.
This program is the result of years of research, in which many new and unknown details of of Tesla’s life have been uncovered. The production contains a large and extremely rare collection of photographs documenting Tesla’s life and his inventions.
Marcus Du Sautoy wants to find out how close we are to creating machines that can think like us: robots or computers that have artificial intelligence.
TROM (The Reality of Me) is an unique free online documentary, since no one has thought of such a documentary from our knowledge. We want to show, as well as we can, the whole picture, an insight into our world, a perspective from which you must extract meanings in order to understand, and curiosity to progress, because there is a lot of such information we call “scientific”. Moreover, we present alternative and existing solutions to radically improve every one’s life.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the important concepts of energy and information.
Inside the Human Body takes us deep under our skin where we are dwarfed by even the smallest cell, where blood vessels become vast cathedrals and the tiniest cluster of cilia becomes an expansive forest.
Michael Mosley embarks on three journeys to understand science’s last great frontier – the human mind – as he traces the history of the attempts to understand and manipulate the brain.
Why does Charles Darwin’s “dangerous idea” matter more today than ever, and how does it explain the past and predict the future of life on Earth? The first show interweaves the drama of Darwin’s life with current documentary sequences, introducing key concepts of evolution.
Documentary series which celebrates our planet in all its glory, both its spectacular scenery and its captivating natural history.
The six-part series surveys the natural history of the islands of the South Pacific region, including many of the coral atolls and New Zealand. It was filmed entirely in high-definition.
The seven-part series focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic. The production team were keen to film a comprehensive record of the natural history of the polar regions, because climate change is affecting landforms such as glaciers, ice shelves, and the extent of sea ice.
All ocean life is here, from dolphin and shark to shrimp and penguin, from the beasts that live on the very fringes of the sea to the monsters that can be only found in the sunless fathoms. And while many of the animals here are familiar, both the locations and the clarity of the camerawork represent foreign territory.
The series attempts to uncover the secrets of the animals examined. Mark is assisted by evolutionary biologists Richard Dawkins and Simon Watt, and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg
The story of the discovery that everything is made from atoms, one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs in history, and the brilliant minds behind it.
National Geographic presents the first accurate non-stop voyage from Earth to the edge of the Universe using a single, unbroken shot through the use of spectacular CGI (Computer-Generated Imagery) technology. Building on images taken from the Hubble telescope,
There are more than 50 different prehistoric species featured, and they and their environments were created entirely as computer-generated images, for around a third of the production cost that was needed a decade earlier for Walking with Dinosaurs.
Cosmos: A Personal Voyage is a thirteen-part television series written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steven Soter, with Sagan as presenter. It covered a wide range of scientific subjects, including the origin of life and a perspective of our place in the universe.
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