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1.
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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Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity (2006 Documentary)
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A visualization and general introduction to the phenomenon of "black holes", including speculation on their origin and contents. (25 mins.)
Director: Thomas Lucas
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Black Holes (2010)
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Black Holes,the most powerful destroyers in the Universe, the most mysterious phenomena in the heavens... (60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Monster Black Holes (2008)
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Follow a basic explanation of what a black hole is an how it forms, this program explores what happen... (60 mins.)
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: Supermassive Black Holes (2000)
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Horizon examines supermassive black holes and the recent discovery that they are crucial to the formation of galaxies... (50 mins.)
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: Black Holes of Gravity (1973)
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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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The Complete Cosmos (1998 TV Series)
Episode: Black Holes, Dark Matter (????)
A travel by the wonders of the universe as brief as unforgettable. (10 mins.)
Stars: Jon Snow
 
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The Universe (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Dark Matter (2008)
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Scientists hunt for dark matter in the strangest of places. They know where it is, what it does and can sort of see it if they look in the right way... (45 mins.)
 
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The Universe (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Supernovas (2008)
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Although supernovas are associated with the death of stars they also seed the universe with heavy elements... (45 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Supernovas (2010)
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Stars are not eternal; they are dying in unimaginably large explosions called supernovas. Second only to the Big Bang... (60 mins.)
 
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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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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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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: How Big Is the Universe? (2012)
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Following the cosmologists who are attempting to map the universe, and beyond. (50 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Big Bang (2010)
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This is the greatest story ever told, the creation of everything us. The programme investigates how the Universe came into existence out of nothing... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Galaxies (2010)
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Galaxies, home to stars, planets and us, come in all shapes and sizes. Witnesses the evolution of galaxies; from clouds of cold gas floating in the voids of space 13 billion years ago, to the magnificent spirals that fill our night sky. (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Stars (2010)
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The story of how stars were made by the Universe and how Stars then went on to engineer everything else in that very universe... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Planets (2010)
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There are just eight planets in our solar system, but there could be a hundred billion planets in our Milky Way galaxy alone... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Solar Systems (2010)
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Is our solar system unique? Since the first discovery of a planet orbiting another star, some 280 alien solar systems have been identified... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Moons (2010)
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Moons come in every possible shape and size. Home to incredible natural phenomena like gigantic geysers and colossal volcanoes... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Volcanoes (2012)
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Scientists are discovering volcanoes on worlds we once thought dead. From our nearest planetary neighbour to tiny moons billions of miles away... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
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On Earth, violent and destructive storms create new opportunities for life. In our quest to discover if we are alone in the universe... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Planets from Hell (2012)
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Over the last twenty years we have discovered an extraordinary zoo of planetary nightmares outside our own solar system... (60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
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The Universe is a magnetic minefield. The Sun spits out flares capable of battering life on Earth. But... (60 mins.)
 
25.
How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
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The only reason life on Earth is possible is because of our stable orbit around the Sun. Elsewhere in the Universe... (60 mins.)
 
26.
How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
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We follow the odyssey of a comet as it sails through space, watching every move as it evolves from a... (60 mins.)
 
27.
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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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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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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Hubble (2010 Documentary)
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An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. (44 mins.)
Director: Toni Myers
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: Are we still Evolving? (2011)
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Dr Alice Roberts asks one of the great questions about our species: are we still evolving? There's no... (50 mins.)
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: What is Reality? (2011)
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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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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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Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Mars Dead or Alive (2004)
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NOVA goes behind the scenes at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to offer a look at the construction and launch of two Martian exploratory rovers: "Spirit" and "Opportunity".
 
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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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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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Cosmic Voyage (1996 Documentary)
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Where do we fit in with the universe? This film seeks to explore our place among the ever-expanding universe. (36 mins.)
Director: Bayley Silleck
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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Simple, obvious, ever-present aspects of our daily lives give scientists fits trying to understand them...
 
40.
For All Mankind (1989 Documentary)
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This movie documents the Apollo missions perhaps the most definitively of any movie under two hours... (80 mins.)
Director: Al Reinert
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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This program explains some of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics: uncertainty and entanglement...
 
43.
Brave New World with Stephen Hawking (2011 TV Series)
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These machines will completely transform the way we live. Be whisked into the future in a driverless car, then watch as motorized artificial limbs transform paraplegics into pedestrians--and average humans into bionic miracles. (46 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
45.
Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe (2008 TV Series)
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(58 mins.)
 
46.
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
 
47.
Exploring Space: The Quest for Life (2006 Documentary)
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(115 mins.)
 
48.
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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Cosmic Collisions (2009 TV Series)
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50.
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
 
51.
Creation of the Universe (1985 Documentary)
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Trip through the creation of the Universe from the Bog Bang to the frontiers of science. Musical score from Brian Eno. Includes visits with great thinkers. (92 mins.)
 
52.
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
 
53.
Seeing in the Dark (2007 Documentary)
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Director: Nigel Ashcroft
 
54.
The Singularity (2009 Short Film)
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An annual international conference of artificial intelligence experts takes a strange turn when the computers begin to take over... (30 mins.)
 
55.
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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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
 
57.
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.)
 
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Life Beyond Earth (1998 Documentary)
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From the Earth to the Moon (1998 Mini-Series)
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Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program. (60 mins.)
 
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The Universe (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Colonizing Space (2008)
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Many considerations come to the forefront when planning space travel beyond the moon. Scientists are currently working on overcoming the many challenges and testing their solutions. (45 mins.)
 
61.
If We Had No Moon (1999 Documentary)
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What if the moon never had existed? (60 mins.)
Director: Martyn Ives
 
62.
Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Lost Treasures of Tibet (2003)
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Nova follows a group of art conservationists to the ancient Buddhist Temples of the Mustang. There they attempt to restore artwork that has been slowly deteriorating with time.
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Magnetic Storm (2003)
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Science documentaries about various topics.
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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A look at fractal geometry, and how it is found just about everywhere in everything, and how the mathematics...
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Cracking the Maya Code (2008)
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Nova examines the fascinating history behind the scientific effort to decode the Mayan writing system.
 
66.
James May at the Edge of Space (2009 Documentary)
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James May fulfills his life long dream of being an astronaut, by flying in a Lockheed U-2 spy plane to the edge of the stratosphere.
Director: Paul King
Stars: James May
 
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James May on the Moon (2009 Documentary)
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James May commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings.
Director: Paul King
 
68.
Known Universe (2009 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: The Core (2011)
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated... (50 mins.)
 
71.
Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Death of the Universe (2008)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Inside the Milky Way (2010 Documentary)
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Embark on an astounding journey across 100,000 light-years to witness key moments in the history of the Milky Way...
Director: Duncan Copp
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Mars: Waterworld (2008)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Our Atmosphere (2008)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Pluto Rediscovered (2008)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Saturn's Secrets (2008)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: Seeing Stars (2011)
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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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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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Space Race (2005 TV Series)
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The BBC's Space Race is a documentary/drama chronicling the major events and characters in the American/Soviet space race... (240 mins.)
 
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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...
 
81.
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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In the Shadow of the Moon (2007 Documentary)
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The crew members of NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words. (100 mins.)
Director: David Sington
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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Nova examines the physics of telescope design. Following the development of the telescope over several...
 
84.
Nova (1974 TV Series)
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This program describes the most remarkable, perspective changing discoveries in the field of cosmology in the last 100 years. Each discovery was made by scientists working with a radically new telescope.
 
85.
Earth: The Power of the Planet (2007 TV Series)
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In each episode, geologist Dr. Iain Stewart explains the effects and importance of a specific force of nature... (60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Alien Fireballs (2010)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Secrets of the Sun (2012)
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Nova reviews what scientists have learned in recent years about the sun's behavior and how it works...
 
88.
Solar Blast (2000 Documentary)
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Scientists investigate the effects of solar phenomena, such as sunspots and coronal mass ejections (CMEs or "solar blasts"), on Earth's climate (both past and present) and man's technology. (56 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Space Vacation (2011)
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(60 mins.)
 
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How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
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From icy worlds with more fresh water than Earth to flying mountains of pure metal, asteroids shaped our past and promise much for the future... (60 mins.)
 
91.
How the Universe Works (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Birth of the Earth (2012)
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The Earth was formed by a series of cosmic cataclysms including the most powerful blast in the Universe... (60 mins.)
 
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Faster Than the Speed of Light? (2011 Documentary)
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The mathematician Marcus du Sautoy discusses the recent discovery, the faster-than-light neutrino anomaly, that neutrinos may travel faster than light.
 
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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
 
94.
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
 
95.
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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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
 
97.
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
 
98.
Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
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Parallel universes sound like a myth, but a surprising number of leading scientists believe they are real. National Geographic delves into the mysterious science of other universes. (60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Surviving Ancient Alaska (2010)
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(60 mins.)
 
100.
Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Traveler's Guide to Mars (2010)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Hunt for Aliens (2010)
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Scientists reveal evidence of the existence of alien life. Detailed imaging of an underground ocean... (60 mins.)