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The Universe (2007 TV Series)
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This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists. (45 mins.)
 
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The Elegant Universe (2003 Mini-Series)
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A documentary examining string theory. (60 mins.)
 
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Exploring Space: The Quest for Life (2006 Documentary)
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(115 mins.)
 
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Through the Wormhole (2010 TV Series)
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
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A users guide to the cosmos from the big bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons. Where did it all come from and how does it all fit together. A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered. (60 mins.)
 
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Wonders of the Solar System (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system. (60 mins.)
Stars: Brian Cox
 
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Wonders of the Universe (2011 Mini-Series)
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Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light... (59 mins.)
 
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Cosmos (1980 Mini-Series)
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe. (60 mins.)
 
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Journey to the Edge of the Universe (2008 Documentary)
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A journey through space and time. (91 mins.)
Director: Yavar Abbas
 
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Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.
 
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Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe (2008 TV Series)
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(58 mins.)
 
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Stephen Hawking's Universe (1997 Mini-Series)
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6-part documentary series from arguably the greatest scientific mind in the world, the wheelchair-bound Stephen Hawking... (360 mins.)
 
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Nova ScienceNow (2005 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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How Life Began (2008 Documentary)
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Was life triggered by some event, like lightning hitting a pond full of amino acids? Earth was teeming...
Director: Luke Ellis
 
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Beyond the Horizon (2009 Documentary)
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Olivia is a twenty-something reporter assigned to the religion beat for the London Times. She is on...
Director: Bruce Neibaur
 
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2057 (2007 TV Series)
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(53 mins.)
 
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Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible (2009 TV Series)
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What first appears to be a send-up of classic science fiction is in fact a thorough examination of the real-world science behind the sensationalism... (30 mins.)
Director: Fred Hepburn
 
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Visions of the Future (2007 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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NextWorld (2008 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Beyond Tomorrow (2005 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Brink (2008 TV Series)
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Designed as the next-generation source of interactive science information on television and on the web... (30 mins.)
 
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Curiosity (2011 TV Series)
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This program is made by the Discovery Network, and the show's 'full-name' has the suffix phrase of "The Questions of Our Life"... (45 mins.)
 
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Prophets of Science Fiction (2011 TV Series)
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The science-fiction imaginings of the writers of the past are now becoming the science realities of our day.
 
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Popular Science's Future of (2009 TV Series)
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Prophets of Science Fiction (2006 Documentary)
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This film explores the most astonishing predictions of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. Michio Kaku contributes. (43 mins.)
Director: Dan Levitt
 
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Powering the Future (2010 TV Series)
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The Complete Cosmos (1998 TV Series)
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A travel by the wonders of the universe as brief as unforgettable. (10 mins.)
Stars: Jon Snow
 
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Creation of the Universe (1985 Documentary)
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(92 mins.)
 
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Evolve (2008 TV Series)
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Stars: Kevin Deon
 
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Alien Planet (2005 Documentary)
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The CGI or computer animated drama/documentary takes place on Darwin IV, a planet 6.5 light years from earth... (94 mins.)
 
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The Future Is Wild (2003 TV Series)
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A group of scientists predict what Earth and Life will look like in the future (25 mins.)
 
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The Future Is Wild (????)
A look at how life of Earth will look millions of years into the future. (88 mins.)
 
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The Future Is Wild (2007 TV Series)
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This is a show about the creatures that could roam the Earth millions of years from now and the time...
Director: Mike Fallows
 
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Hyperspace (2001 Mini-Series)
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Explore the wonders of our universe with Sam Neill. (180 mins.)
Stars: Sam Neill
 
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Brave New Worlds: The Science Fiction Phenomenon (1993 Documentary)
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There are other worlds...but they are in this one. (60 mins.)
Director: Paul Oremland
 
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Transcendent Man: Live with Ray Kurzweil (2011 Documentary)
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(120 mins.)
Director: David Stern
 
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Do You Want to Live Forever? (2007 Documentary)
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Following the revolutionary life-extension and immortality ideas of this somewhat eccentric scientist, Dr. de Grey. (76 mins.)
 
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Who Wants to Live Forever? (2009 Documentary)
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(24 mins.)
 
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The Story of Science (2010 Mini-Series)
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Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.
 
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Obsessed & Scientific (2005 Documentary)
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Obsessed & Scientific is a documentary about the possibility of time travel and the people who dream about it. (26 mins.)
Director: Jay Cheel
 
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Evolution (2002 TV Series)
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This magazine-style documentary outlines biological evolution through a variety of dramatizations and data delivered by expert testimony.
 
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The Incredible Human Journey (2009 TV Series)
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This series explains the evidence for the theory of early human migrations out of Africa and subsequently around the world, supporting the Out of Africa Theory. (60 mins.)
 
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Walking with Cavemen (2003 TV Series)
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The great follow-up to 'Walking with Dinosaurs' and 'Walking with Beasts', presented by Professor Robert Winston, explains the story of human evolution. (100 mins.)
 
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Ape to Man (2005 Documentary)
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The history of the search for the "missing link" in evolution is told through reenactments and interviews with leading scientists. (100 mins.)
Director: Nic Young
 
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The Real Eve (2002 Documentary)
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The made-for-cable documentary film The Real Eve is predicated on the theory that the human race can be traced to a common ancestor... (103 mins.)
 
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The Human Family Tree (2009 Documentary)
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On a single day on a single street, with the DNA of just a couple of hundred random people, National Geographic Channel sets out to trace the ancestral footsteps of all humanity. (93 mins.)
Director: Chad Cohen
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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Nova examines the early ancestors of mankind and considers weather climate change was the driving force behind our early evolution.
 
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Ape Man: The Story of Human Evolution (1994 TV Series)
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Join Walter Cronkite on a journey to Africa and into the past four million years for the epic quest to answer the question, "Who Am I?" (200 mins.)
Director: Peter Nicholson
 
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How the Earth Was Made (2009 TV Series)
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(45 mins.)
 
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How the Earth Was Made (2007 Documentary)
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A brief account of the Earth's geological progression, from its creation 4.6 billion years ago to scientists' predictions of its demise more than 2.5 billion years in the future. (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Chinn
 
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Cosmic Collisions (2009 TV Series)
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Little Ice Age: Big Chill (2005 Documentary)
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(91 mins.)
 
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The Enemies of Reason (2007 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
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The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
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Faith School Menace? (2010 Documentary)
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Richard Dawkins looks at Government funded faith schools and the effect they could have on children. (48 mins.)
Director: Molly Milton
 
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Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (48 mins.)
 
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Human Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them... (50 mins.)
Stars: John Hurt
 
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Life (2009 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes... (473 mins.)
 
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Home (2009 Documentary)
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With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked. (120 mins.)
 
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How to Build a Human (2001 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Andrew Cohen
 
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The Human Animal (1994 TV Series)
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Director: Mark Johnston
 
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Human Instinct (2002 Documentary)
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Director: Nigel Paterson
 
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Synthetic Pleasures (1995 Documentary)
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Conceived as an electronic road movie, this documentary investigates cutting edge technologies and their... (85 mins.)
Director: Iara Lee
 
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The Singularity Is Near (2010 Documentary)
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Computer avatar saves the world from self-replicating microscopic robots. (79 mins.)
 
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Bioperfection: Building a New Human Race (1998 TV Movie)
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The world's greatest scientific minds discuss distant future technologies that will affect human anatomy and evolution. (120 mins.)
Director: John Jopson
 
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Robo Sapiens (2003 Documentary)
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State-of-the-art robots talk, dance, fight and play football with their designers, the world's leading cyber-scientists. So when are they going to take over? (50 mins.)
Director: Jill Marshall
 
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Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets (2004 Documentary)
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This two-part science fiction docu-drama examines the possibilities of a dangerous, manned space mission to explore the inner and outer planets of the Solar system. (100 mins.)
Director: Joe Ahearne
 
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The Planets (1999 Mini-Series)
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The Planets is a made for television documentary series that explores in depth the planets that make up our solar system. (390 mins.)
Director: David McNab
 
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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008 Mini-Series)
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Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, WHEN WE LEFT EARTH is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventure...
 
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Walking with Dinosaurs (1999 TV Series)
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Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI. (180 mins.)
 
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Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia (2007 Documentary)
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If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs... (41 mins.)
Director: Marc Fafard
 
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400 Years of the Telescope (2009 Documentary)
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Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts an overview of the telescope's development. (57 mins.)
Director: Kris Koenig
 
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Last Days on Earth (2006 Documentary)
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(80 mins.)
 
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Seeing in the Dark (2007 Documentary)
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Director: Nigel Ashcroft
 
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My Brilliant Brain (2007 TV Series)
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My Brilliant Brain is a compelling three part documentary series exploring the incredible inner workings of the human brain... (60 mins.)
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
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Professor Brian Cox takes a global journey in search of the energy source of the future. Called nuclear fusion... (50 mins.)
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated... (50 mins.)
 
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Roving Mars (2006 Documentary)
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A pair of uncrewed vehicles transmit images from Mars. (40 mins.)
Director: George Butler
 
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The Hard Problem: The Science Behind the Fiction (2004 Documentary)
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(61 mins.)
Director: Josh Oreck
 
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Root of All Evil? (2006 Documentary)
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Richard Dawkins' highly critical documentary attacks the pulsing heart of all mainstream religion- faith; with special focus on Islam... (90 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
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The Hobbit Enigma (2008 Documentary)
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The Hobbit Enigma examines one of the greatest controversies in science today: just what did scientists really find when they uncovered the tiny... (52 mins.)
 
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Apeman: Adventures in Human Evolution (2000 TV Series)
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In a cave in Italy a male hominid skeleton lies intact; a species that inhabited Europe half a million years ago. The evidence points to intelligent hunters, and the first to feel human-like emotional ties of family dependency and love.
Director: Harvey Jones
 
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Genius: Charles Darwin (2003 Documentary)
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Director: Chris Gormlie
 
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The Virtual Revolution (2010 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Love Machine (2002 Documentary)
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In a culture preoccupied with its own technological prowess in the development of labor-saving machines... (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Asaro
 
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Technocalyps (2006 Documentary)
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Technocalyps examines transhumanism. Experts and scientists discuss whether human beings will use discoveries in genetics... (156 mins.)
Director: Frank Theys
 
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Mission to Mir (1997 Documentary)
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(40 mins.)
Director: Ivan Galin
 
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Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005 Documentary)
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This program strives to give the viewer an impression of what it is like to actually be on the moon... (40 mins.)
Director: Mark Cowen
 
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Contact: The Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence (1995 Documentary)
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An excellent introduction to the most awesome quest upon which science has ever embarked-the search for intelligence elsewhere in the Universe. (49 mins.)
Director: M. Moidel
 
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Planetary Defense (2007 Documentary)
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Who will save Earth? Scientists and the military have only recently awakened to the notion that impacts with Earth do happen... (48 mins.)
Director: M. Moidel
 
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Arthur C. Clarke: The Man Who Saw the Future (1997 Documentary)
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Profile of the author of 2001 looking at his life and his latest novel: 3001.
Director: Philip Smith
 
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National Geographic Specials (1965 TV Series)
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For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture... (60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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National Geographic Explorer (1985 TV Series)
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A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials... (120 mins.)
Director: Cara Biega
 
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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers (1990 TV Series)
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A TV version of Scientific American magazine hosted by Alan Alda. This show presents viewers with explorations...
 
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Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about evolution.
 
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Blue Planet (1990 Documentary)
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On several Shuttle missions, Earth has been portrayed from places that nobody else could reach. We also... (42 mins.)
Director: Ben Burtt
 
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Journey of the Universe (2011 Documentary)
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The Emmy Award winning JOURNEY OF THE UNIVERSE tells an epic story of cosmic, Earth and human transformation from The Big Bang to today... (56 mins.)