The film tells the story of Opportunity, nicknamed Oppy, a Mars rover launched in 2003 that originally was expected to operate for only 90 sols but explored Mars for nearly 15 years. The film features archival and interview footage with scientists and engineers and re-creations of the rover’s treks over the Martian landscape in search of water.
Global Spyware Scandal: Exposing Pegasus
FRONTLINE and Forbidden Stories investigate the powerful spyware Pegasus, sold to governments around the world by the Israeli company NSO Group.
Brian Cox: Seven Days on Mars
With unique access to Nasa, Brian Cox follows Perseverance rover’s search for life on Mars during a critical seven-day period as it undertakes an epic journey across the red planet.
The Electric Car Revolution: Winners and Losers
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The online encyclopedia Wikipedia marked its 20th anniversary in 2021. With its philosophy “knowledge by all, for all”, Wikipedia has all but replaced printed encyclopedias in our collective consciousness. What does this mean for the world’s accumulated knowledge?
Are You Scared Yet, Human?
As artificial intelligence changes our world, it has sparked a new arms race between China and the US. Experts warn that without urgent regulation, we could lose control of AI.
It follows researchers and advocates, principally MIT computer scientist and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League Joy Buolamwini, as they explore how algorithms encode and propagate bias.
The Story of Plastic
A detailed look into the environmental damage and human rights abuses that occur throughout the lifecycle of plastic.
The Bit Player
The Bit Player is a 2019 documentary film created to celebrate the 2016 centenary of the birth of Claude Shannon, the “father of information theory”.
The Spy in Your Phone
The story of how Israeli-made spyware Pegasus works, the hacking of journalists’ phones and its ominous consequences.
Services from Amazon, Uber and Airbnb are available at the touch of a screen. Yet who are the workers who fulfill our wishes when we click? How much do they earn? Do their jobs have benefits? This documentary delves into the world of workers behind the apps.
The Philippine’s Queen of Extortion
We investigate how a lucrative online sex scam empire in the Philippines blackmails men around the world.