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Einstein and E=mc^2

Einstein and E=mc^2

Based on David Bodanis' bestseller, and shot on location, this is the story of history's most celebrated formula, E=mc^2, and the five great scientists who brought it to life. The docudrama, which first aired in 2005 and which boasts an all-star cast, spans 250 years,...

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The Sun

The Sun

Approximately 5 billion years old and just under 333,000 times the mass of Earth, discover the enchanting story of the Sun, the heart of our solar system and the driving force of life on Earth. The Sun is by far the brightest object in the sky. It's so bright that...

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Newton: The Dark Heretic

Newton: The Dark Heretic

A BBC documentary uncovers, for the first time, the original manuscript where Newton forecast the date of the end of the world. Newton, the father of modern mathematics, dedicated a large part of his life to a quest to decode the Bible which he believed to be the word...

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Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe

Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe

A voyage through space and time with Professor Stephen Hawking. The series charts Professor Hawking's quest for a 'Theory of Everything'. This 'holy grail' hypothesis could explain everything from the mysteries of unimaginably vast phenomena such as supernovae, black...

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Einstein's Equation Of Life and Death

Einstein's Equation Of Life and Death

In the summer of 1939 Albert Einstein was on holiday in a small resort town on the tip of Long Island. His peaceful summer, however, was about to be shattered by a visit from an old friend and colleague from his years in Berlin. The visitor was the physicist Leo...

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Ape to Man

Ape to Man

It has long been considered the most compelling question in our history: Where do human beings come from? Although life has existed for millions of years, only in the past century-and-a-half have we begun to use science to explore the ancestral roots of our own...

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Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation

Documentary unfolding the science behind the idea of six degrees of separation. Originally thought to be an urban myth, it now appears that anyone on the planet can be connected in just a few steps of association. Six degrees of separation is also at the heart of a...

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Light Fantastic

Light Fantastic

God is light. In all cultures, there's an intimate association between illumination and divinity, between life and creation. Light is color. Light is energy. It fuels life and it feeds the spirit. It inspires art, religion, and science. Light holds the secrets of the...

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The Big Bang

The Big Bang

Professor Jim Al Khalili delves into over 50 years of the BBC science archive to tell the story behind the emergence of one of the greatest theories of modern science, the Big Bang. The remarkable idea that our universe simply began from nothing has not always been...

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Supernatural Science: Previous Lives

Supernatural Science: Previous Lives

Millions believe in reincarnation. Is there proof that is really happens? Do people pass through many lifetimes and can they bring back memories from having lived before? Therapies now encouraging people to relive their violent moments of their deaths in previous...

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Parallel Universes

Parallel Universes

Everything you're about to read here seems impossible and insane, beyond science fiction. Yet it's all true. Scientists now believe there may really be a parallel universe - in fact, there may be an infinite number of parallel universes, and we just happen to live in...

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ATOM

ATOM

The discovery that everything is made from atoms has been referred to as the greatest scientific breakthrough in history. As scientists delved deep into the atom, they unravelled nature's most shocking secrets and abandoned traditional beliefs, leading to a whole new...

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Free Energy: The Race to Zero Point

Free Energy: The Race to Zero Point

We live in a vast sea of energy. Everything, every atom, every subatomic particle is in constant motion, spinning eternally. Even in the cold, dark absolute vacuum of empty space, there exists what new physics is calling the quantum vacuum flux; it is the ether of the...

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Time

Time

In this four-programme series, string theory pioneer Michio Kaku goes on an extraordinary exploration of the world in search of time. He discovers our sense of time passing and the clocks that drive our bodies. He reveals the forces of time that make and destroy us in...

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