Science

Before the Big Bang

Before the Big Bang

If the big bang marked the beginning of our universe, then what existed before it? The four-part documentary series titled Before the Big Bang explores various theories which seek to explain this intriguing mystery. We know that hundreds of billions of galaxies...

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Day of the Asteroid

Day of the Asteroid

Hollywood movies have long thrilled in showing us the catastrophic aftermath of an asteroid making direct impact with our planet. As explored in the compelling documentary Day of the Asteroid, this possibility is far from manufactured fantasy. Our planet has played host...

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Moon Mysteries

Moon Mysteries

The Moon is our planet's closest neighbor. It's responsible for our tides, seasons, the stabilization of our axis, and the length of our days and nights. Without it, most life forms on Earth would likely not exist. But how much do we...

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Einstein's Extraordinary Universe

Einstein's Extraordinary Universe

One hundred years have passed since Albert Einstein first unleashed his highly influential Theory of General Relativity unto the world. These revelations charted a future course of scientific pursuit, and never cease to inform our understanding of the universe today. In celebration...

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Super Comet

Super Comet

Scientists believe that an asteroid impacted the planet over 65 million years ago and effectively wiped out most of all life in its wake, including the entire dinosaur population. Is it only a matter of time before Earth is struck by another...

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The World in 50 Years: Our Body

The World in 50 Years: Our Body

An effective hybrid of narrative and documentary, The World in 50 Years: Our Body details the probable innovations of the future through the guise of dramatic reenactments. The imagined subject of the film is a twice-divorced father who has lived with a...

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Earthrise: The First Lunar Voyage

Earthrise: The First Lunar Voyage

The first manned flight to the moon represented one of the bravest and most progressive actions ever undertaken in America's history. It was also fraught with breathless doubts, endless worry and the potential for tremendous calamity played out on an international stage....

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Mankind Rising

Mankind Rising

Mankind Rising is a computer animated re-imagining of the biological evolution of humanity, beginning with the genetic makeup of the first primordial cell and ending with the emergence of the first bipedal species, Homo erectus. Beginning 4,000 million years ago, the evolutionary...

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Life before Birth

Life before Birth

When does life truly begin? The stunning documentary Life before Birth doesn't approach this question primarily from a social or political perspective, but through the prism of medical and scientific observation. Utilizing the latest in spectacular 4D ultrasound imagery and innovative computerized...

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Solar Superstorms

Solar Superstorms

This episode of Cosmic Journeys educates viewers on the turbulent nature of solar activity, how superstorms that occur on the sun have impacted Earth in the past, and what threat they may pose to us in the future. An informative documentary relying...

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