Science

Evacuating Earth

Evacuating Earth

A massive asteroid hurdles towards Earth. The total destruction of our planet is assured. Is there any hope of escape? The ins and outs of this hypothetical doomsday scenario are explored in Evacuating Earth, an entertaining speculative documentary from...

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Are there Other Earths?

Are there Other Earths?

The universe plays host to a surprising number of planets that appear quite similar to our own. Is it possible that humans could occupy any of these planets in the future? Remarkably, recent astronomical discoveries have pinpointed thousands of...

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The Strange Case of Peking Man

The Strange Case of Peking Man

One of history's most profound archeological discoveries occurred at an excavation site outside of Beijing during the 1920s when hundreds of fossilized fragments were unearthed. Upon examination, it was determined that these fossils belonged to members of a human...

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The First Human

The First Human

In February of 2001, a group of British, French and Kenyan scientists announced a breakthrough discovery. An earlier excavation in Kenya had unearthed a series of bones believed to belong to our earliest human ancestors. The enormous implications of...

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The Greedy Brain

The Greedy Brain

The human brain is often referred to as the ultimate supercomputer. Medical science has much to learn about the cerebral capacity of our species, but they've begun to make profound strides in one particular area of research. Can the...

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The Immortalists

The Immortalists

Is there such a thing as a cure for aging? A pair of medical researchers are betting there is, and they've dedicated their lives to finding it. The Immortalists follows their efforts as they work to unlock the secret...

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Mind Field: Isolation

Mind Field: Isolation

In one sense, our global society is more connected now than ever before. In another, we've never been more isolated. This generation's devotion to social media platforms has given birth to a lack of person-to-person engagement. Meanwhile, our thirst...

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Death of the Sun

Death of the Sun

The Sun sustains all life on our planet. As we frolic and bask under the warmth of its glow, little do we realize how it may one day have the power to destroy us as well. Death of the...

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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...

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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...

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