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Super Comet

Super Comet

2007, Science

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 asteroid...

8.12
The World in 50 Years: Our Body

The World in 50 Years: Our Body

2007, Science

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...

8.06
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...

9.02
Mankind Rising

Mankind Rising

2012, Science

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...

7.56
Life before Birth

Life before Birth

2005, Science

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...

7.11
Solar Superstorms

Solar Superstorms

2015, Science

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...

8.82
What is Human?

What is Human?

2004, Science

This episode of National Geographic's Naked Science series examines one of humanity's greatest unanswered questions - when exactly was the transitional moment in our evolutionary history in which we became men? Experts examine the fossils of three of...

7.28
Hubble: Universe in Motion

Hubble: Universe in Motion

2015, Science

The Hubble Space Telescope is one of the towering scientific and technological achievements of our age, and it has deepened our capacity for observation and discovery beyond measure. The documentary Hubble: Universe in Motion probes the revelations...

9.16
The Brain that Changes Itself

The Brain that Changes Itself

2008, Science

There's so much about the human brain that continues to baffle and mystify our top medical researchers, but one aspect of its complex design is starting to come into focus. Contrary to previous widely held beliefs, the human brain exists in a...

8.94
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...

8.99