Science

Richard Feynman: Fun to Imagine

Richard Feynman: Fun to Imagine

1983, Science

Richard Feynman (1918-88) was one of the most remarkable and gifted theoretical physicists of any generation. He was also known as the Great Explainer because of his passion for helping non-scientists to imagine something of the beauty and order of...

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Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

Pale Blue Dot: Wanderers

2007, Science

The earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and triumph, they can become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot. Think of the endless cruelties...

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Asteroid Strike

Asteroid Strike

2008, Science

Geological findings prove that the impact of a large asteroid brought about the obliteration of up to 70% of all life on Earth 65 million years ago. Asteroid Strike traces each step of this catastrophic event, and shows how this planet's last...

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Fractals: The Colors of Infinity

Fractals: The Colors of Infinity

1994, Science

The Mandelbrot set - someone has called it the thumb-print of God - is one of the most beautiful and remarkable discoveries in the entire history of mathematics. With Arthur C. Clarke as narrator and interviews with a number of notable mathematicians,...

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The Year of Pluto

The Year of Pluto

2015, Science

This year marks a landmark event in the history of space exploration. After a nine year journey across the deepest stretches of the galaxy, a specially designed rocket will glide past the distant planet of Pluto on 14 July 2015. The new documentary...

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Earthrise: The First Lunar Voyage

Earthrise: The First Lunar Voyage

2013, Science

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...

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Pale Blue Dot: Humility

Pale Blue Dot: Humility

The long-awaited second part of the unauthorized documentary series based on Carl Sagan's groundbreaking 1994 book has arrived. The insightful Pale Blue Dot: Humility examines how our perspective on the vastness of the cosmos has shaped our shifting...

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Weirdest Planets

Weirdest Planets

With temperatures ranging from 1000 to 2000°C, gravity 15 times stronger than Earth's, and a year that lasts just 5.6 of our days, HAT-P-2b is not a planet you'd want to visit for vacation. The unusual gas giant—located 440...

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