Science and Nature Documentaries .

Documentaries and Mini-Series about Nature and Science: Physics, Cosmology, Astronomy, Mathematics, Biology.
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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. (533 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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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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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's Grand Design (2012 Mini-Series)
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In this documentary, Stephen Hawking tries to explain what science can tell us about the meaning of life through physics... (60 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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A Brief History of Time (1991 Documentary)
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A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time. (80 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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The 11th Hour (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems. (95 mins.)
 
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Dangerous Knowledge (2007 Documentary)
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Documentary about four of the most brilliant mathematicians of all time, Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel and Alan Turing, their genius, their tragic madness and their ultimate suicides. (89 mins.)
Director: David Malone
 
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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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Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about evolution. (59 mins.)
 
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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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State of the Planet (2000 TV Series)
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David Attenborough investigates the latest scientific research to discover whether or not there is a global environmental crisis, and, if so, what solutions there are to it. (147 mins.)
Director: Kate Broome
 
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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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The Elegant Universe (2003 Mini-Series)
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A documentary examining string theory. (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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Frozen Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic. (60 mins.)
 
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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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Africa (2013 Mini-Series)
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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
 
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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives (1989 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive study of fossils, which give many clues to how life existed on pre-historic Earth. (156 mins.)
 
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Life on Earth (1979 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's groundbreaking study of the evolution of life on our planet. (702 mins.)
 
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Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009 Mini-Series)
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This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see... (49 mins.)