Join scientists on a daring polar voyage to uncover the Arctic’s climate secrets.
In this mind-bending series, Jim Al-Khalili explores the vast range of size in the universe, from tiny atoms to gigantic, interconnected galaxies.
Picking up where he left off in NOVA’s popular special, Hunting the Elements, David Pogue sets out on a worldwide quest to find the key molecules and chemical reactions that have paved the way for human civilization, life, and even the universe as we know it.
Physicist Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a journey into the science of bubbles – not just fun toys, but also powerful tools that push back the boundaries of science.
Gabrielle Walker tells the remarkable story of how we discovered that the air around us is not just empty space, it is full of hidden wonders.
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is a multimedia project about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of – to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter. In a nutshell, the project is about the human story behind the Periodic Table of the Elements.
Why do we sleep? And what does sleep have to do with memory, trauma, and our emotions?
Following the wildly successful “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” Neil deGrasse Tyson returns as host to translate more revelations of science into a lavish transporting experience, taking audiences on a series of spiritual voyages of exploration. The show reveals previously uncharted realms, including lost worlds, worlds yet to come, and the worlds that humans may one day inhabit. Ann Druyan, original creative collaborator to Carl Sagan, whose iconic docuseries “Cosmos” provided inspiration for this series, serves as executive producer alongside Seth MacFarlane.
Why are insects small and planets big? Why is Earth not the size of Jupiter, or why aren’t people the size of mice?
Over billions of years, planet Earth has become home to an amazing interdependent ecosystem, containing a dizzying variety of animals and plants. But how did life here begin?
She’s considered to be one of the best-preserved mummies in the world, a 500-year-old Inca girl known as “The Maiden.” Her incredible lifelike appearance is matched only by the mysteries surrounding her. Who was she? What was she doing at the peak of the world’s tallest active volcano, where her body was found? How exactly did she die? Take part in a virtual autopsy, as we use cutting edge equipment and techniques to unravel the details about her life, the cause of her unnatural death, and the dark secrets about her lost civilization.
Helen Czerski goes in search of colour. She reveals what it is, what it does, and why colour doesn’t exist outside of our perception.