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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a 13-part series investigating how the laws of nature and our position in the universe were determined. Narrated by famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, it presents scientific concepts in a way accessible to the layperson. Among the topics covered include how to determine the true age of earth and the […]
Dangerous Knowledge
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Dangerous Knowledge

Dangerous Knowledge tracks the lives of four of history’s most eminent mathematicians – Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel and Alan Turing – all of them geniuses whose works not only contributed to a better understanding of the universe but also profoundly changed the world. However, every one of the four tragically went insane and […]
Journey to the Edge of the Universe
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Journey to the Edge of the Universe

Journey to the Edge of the Universe enacts a virtual non-stop odyssey from the Earth to the very edges of the observable universe. Shot using cutting edge CGI technology, the documentary seeks to offer a seamless spectacle of what it would be like to travel through the vast immensity of space and time that makes […]
The Botany of Desire
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The Botany of Desire

The Botany of Desire, based on the book of the same name by Michael Pollan, looks at ways in which plants have found a way to advance their agenda by ensuring they are attractive to human beings. The film contains a lot of metaphors, most of them by Michael himself, as there are no words […]
The Fabric of the Cosmos
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The Fabric of the Cosmos

Based on the cosmological book of the same name by Professor Brian Greene, The Fabric of the Cosmos is a four-part series offering startling and eye-opening insights on the very frontiers of cosmology and particle physics. It explains in everyday language what scientists are discovering as they attempt to piece together a logical picture of […]
What Darwin Never Knew
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What Darwin Never Knew

The earth is abundant with a large variety of different animals, including 28,000 fish species, 9,000 types of bird, and over 350,000 kinds of beetles. What Darwin Never Knew seeks to shed light on the 1.4 million discovered species that live on the planet, in addition to millions of undiscovered ones, and how they came […]
Tesla: Master of Lightning
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Tesla: Master of Lightning

Tesla: Master of Lightning conveys the story of the genius inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla, the man behind the development AC power transmission and radio. Featuring rare photographs and autobiographical writings, this documentary explores the brilliant achievements of a person who had no formal scientific training, yet was able to rival the likes of contemporaries […]
Albert Einstein
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Albert Einstein

An insight into the life and achievements of scientific genius Albert Einstein, whose ground-breaking theories have reshaped our view and understanding of the universe. This enthralling History Channel documentary narrates the development of Einstein’s ground-breaking general theory of relativity. His new provocative theory, introduced two hundred years after Newton’s law of universal gravitation, shook the […]
The Genius of Marie Curie: The Woman Who Lit up the World
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The Genius of Marie Curie: The Woman Who Lit up the World

The Genius of Marie Curie: The Woman Who Lit up the World explores how the world-renowned scientist and pioneering radioactivity researcher experienced setbacks and frustration before becoming the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. She is also the only person to have ever won two Nobel Prizes in two different categories of science. However, […]
Six Degrees of Separation
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Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation tests the theory that anyone on the planet can be connected to any other person by linking through no more than six people. The experiment begins by asking strangers to all deliver a piece of mail to the same person, but the catch is that they cannot send it directly to […]
Inside the Milky Way
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Inside the Milky Way

Inside the Milky Way delves into the vast expanse of the universe, spanning 100,000 light years, to see key moments in the history of our galaxy, the Milky Way. From the origins of the universe and our galaxy billions of years ago to its eventually expected collision and consolidation with the Andromeda Galaxy, this documentary […]
Who’s Afraid of a Big Black Hole
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Who’s Afraid of a Big Black Hole

Black holes are one of the universe’s most destructive forces, being able to tear apart planets and consume entire stars. Scientists believe they could hold the key to answering the question of what was there before the Big Bang. Who’s Afraid of a Big Black Hole examines the theoretical and practical realities of black holes, […]