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MRI scan shows internal fat
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MRI scan shows internal fat

Clip from 10 Things You Need To Know About
Michael Mosley gets an MRI scan to see how much internal fat he has. It's not good news.

Michael Mosley gets an MRI scan to see how much internal fat he has. It's not good news.

The hellish atmosphere on Venus
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The hellish atmosphere on Venus

Clip from Weirdest Weather in the Universe
Explains the impact of extreme atmospheric pressure on temperature and how greenhouse gasses have created hellish conditions on Venus.

Explains the impact of extreme atmospheric pressure on temperature and how greenhouse gasses have created hellish conditions on Venus.

Spectacular dust storms on Mars
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Spectacular dust storms on Mars

Clip from Weirdest Weather in the Universe
Mars has an extremely low atmospheric pressure leading to dust storms that cover the entire planet for months - and 'dust devils' that are a kilometre high.

Mars has an extremely low atmospheric pressure leading to dust storms that cover the entire planet for months - and 'dust devils' that are a kilometre high.

The French Revolution
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The French Revolution

Clip from Andrew Marr's History Of The World
The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

How clothes manufacturing changed in the 1870s
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How clothes manufacturing changed in the 1870s

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum
In the 1870s, poor families had to cope with increased competition from manufacturers overseas. They had to learn to make clothes in bulk.

In the 1870s, poor families had to cope with increased competition from manufacturers overseas. They had to learn to make clothes in bulk.

Life in a Victorian slum - living quarters
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Life in a Victorian slum - living quarters

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum
A recreation of the housing for three types of poor families in Victorian London - an unskilled family, skilled family and a rent collector.

A recreation of the housing for three types of poor families in Victorian London - an unskilled family, skilled family and a rent collector.

Muslim woman describes racial abuse
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Muslim woman describes racial abuse

Clip from Australia With Simon Reeve
A Muslim woman describes an incident where she was racially abused in Sydney and Simon Reeve reflects on her sense of Australian identity.

A Muslim woman describes an incident where she was racially abused in Sydney and Simon Reeve reflects on her sense of Australian identity.

What's your status? Human experiment
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What's your status? Human experiment

Clip from Michael Mosley's Meet The Humans
Office workers are asked to place themselves in order of seniority. Meanwhile, their heart rates are secretly tracked to see who is stressed out by their placement in the ...

Office workers are asked to place themselves in order of seniority. Meanwhile, their heart rates are secretly tracked to see who is stressed out by their placement in the hierarchy.

The role of smell in biological pairing
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The role of smell in biological pairing

Clip from Michael Mosley's Meet The Humans
An experiment shows that opposites really do attract when it comes to smell. The reason could be our immune systems.

An experiment shows that opposites really do attract when it comes to smell. The reason could be our immune systems.

William Blake's The Tyger
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William Blake's The Tyger

Clip from Arrows Of Desire
A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

How to make paella.
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How to make paella.

Clip from Short Cuts to Glory: Matt Okine vs Food
Learn how to make a delicious paella with Miguel Maestre and Matt Okine,

Learn how to make a delicious paella with Miguel Maestre and Matt Okine,

Gulliver shares his life stories
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Gulliver shares his life stories

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
The Lilliputians start to work on Gulliver's dream house by the sea. The islanders are amazed at the 'stories' about his life.

The Lilliputians start to work on Gulliver's dream house by the sea. The islanders are amazed at the 'stories' about his life.

Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos
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Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos

Clip from Trapped In A Human Zoo
Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Breaking out - meet Sam Best
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Breaking out - meet Sam Best

Clip from Australian Story
This clip introduces us to Sam, an adolescent with autism who underwent huge personal progression after a trip to Africa.

This clip introduces us to Sam, an adolescent with autism who underwent huge personal progression after a trip to Africa.

Celtic art and decorated weapons
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Celtic art and decorated weapons

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver examines the Battersea Shield and Kirkburn Sword as examples of Celtic art in Iron Age Britain.

Neil Oliver examines the Battersea Shield and Kirkburn Sword as examples of Celtic art in Iron Age Britain.

Artefacts reveal extent of early Viking travels
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Artefacts reveal extent of early Viking travels

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver studies the Helgo Treasure in Stockholm as evidence of the extent of the Vikings' travels, including a bishop's staff from Ireland, a ladle from Africa and a ...

Neil Oliver studies the Helgo Treasure in Stockholm as evidence of the extent of the Vikings' travels, including a bishop's staff from Ireland, a ladle from Africa and a Buddha statue from India.

'My masters, are you mad?' in Twelfth Night
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'My masters, are you mad?' in Twelfth Night

Clip from Twelfth Night
Act 2, scene 3: Malvolio chastises Sir Toby Belch and Sir Andrew Aguecheek for loutish behaviour who plot revenge with Maria to humiliate Olivia's steward.

Act 2, scene 3: Malvolio chastises Sir Toby Belch and Sir Andrew Aguecheek for loutish behaviour who plot revenge with Maria to humiliate Olivia's steward.

'If music be the food of love' in Twelfth Night
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'If music be the food of love' in Twelfth Night

Clip from Twelfth Night
Act 1, scene 1: Duke Orsino professes his love for Countess Olivia.

Act 1, scene 1: Duke Orsino professes his love for Countess Olivia.

Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt
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Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt

Clip from Return To Lake Eyre: The Deluge
The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in ...

The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in history. The signs that the weather was turning began in 2009, when a deluge in the tropical north set the great desert rivers flowing through Central Australia. For the first time in years, the water flowed all the way to Lake Eyre, the huge salt pan in the dead heart of the continent. ABC TV reporter Paul Lockyer covered

The basics of Facebook
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The basics of Facebook

Clip from Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
An overview of Facebook and the effect of the network.

An overview of Facebook and the effect of the network.

Consequences, curses and keeping promises
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Consequences, curses and keeping promises

Clip from Holes
Stanley is sent out on his first day of work at Camp Green Lake. Interwoven flashbacks reveal the origin of the Yelnats family curse and his great-great grandfather's broken ...

Stanley is sent out on his first day of work at Camp Green Lake. Interwoven flashbacks reveal the origin of the Yelnats family curse and his great-great grandfather's broken promise to a fortune teller.

Training to stop asteroids hitting Earth
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Training to stop asteroids hitting Earth

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox explores NASA's underwater training facility, where people are training to space walk on asteroids, and demonstrates how an asteroid might collide with Earth.

Brian Cox explores NASA's underwater training facility, where people are training to space walk on asteroids, and demonstrates how an asteroid might collide with Earth.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault
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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox inspects the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway, where 800,000 collections of seeds are stored, and meets conservationist Cary Fowler, who initiated the project.

Brian Cox inspects the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway, where 800,000 collections of seeds are stored, and meets conservationist Cary Fowler, who initiated the project.

Gelada 'baboons' in Ethiopia
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Gelada 'baboons' in Ethiopia

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox travels to the Ethiopian Highlands to study geladas, which share a common ancestor with humans and exhibit one of the more complex social structures of the primates.

Brian Cox travels to the Ethiopian Highlands to study geladas, which share a common ancestor with humans and exhibit one of the more complex social structures of the primates.

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole
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Florida man swallowed by sinkhole

Clip from Horizon
Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Wedge Island seachangers
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Wedge Island seachangers

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits Wedge Island, a Western Australian settlement without mains electricity, running water or shops, where residents live in 350 shacks and rely on generators ...

Neil Oliver visits Wedge Island, a Western Australian settlement without mains electricity, running water or shops, where residents live in 350 shacks and rely on generators and recycled goods.

Caving in a sinkhole
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Caving in a sinkhole

Clip from Horizon
Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

Crossing the desert on faith alone
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Crossing the desert on faith alone

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Molly and Daisy cross a desert without the fence to guide them, relying on courage and spirituality to continue journey.

Molly and Daisy cross a desert without the fence to guide them, relying on courage and spirituality to continue journey.

Women's business' guides girls home
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Women's business' guides girls home

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Women at Jigalong perform Indigenous ritual at night guiding Molly and Daisy on their final leg home.

Women at Jigalong perform Indigenous ritual at night guiding Molly and Daisy on their final leg home.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

How Beardyman turned coding into a career
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How Beardyman turned coding into a career

Clip from Coding: The Future is Creative
Dance heavyweight Beardyman has created a machine that writes musing in real time - purely through the power of coding.

Dance heavyweight Beardyman has created a machine that writes musing in real time - purely through the power of coding.

Seven plots of storytelling
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Seven plots of storytelling

Clip from Fry's Planet Word
Stephen Fry introduces the very basic principles of story telling: the idea that there are only ever seven plots in story telling.

Stephen Fry introduces the very basic principles of story telling: the idea that there are only ever seven plots in story telling.

Empowering bystanders to stop cyberbullying
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Empowering bystanders to stop cyberbullying

Clip from Compass
Compass meets Project Rockit CEO Lucy Thomas, cofounder of a program taught in schools to encourage young people to intervene in cyberbullying.

Compass meets Project Rockit CEO Lucy Thomas, cofounder of a program taught in schools to encourage young people to intervene in cyberbullying.

How Vietnamese migrants value education
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How Vietnamese migrants value education

Clip from The Making Of Modern Australia
Helen Hyunh explains how the children of Vietnamese children were raised to value education highly and had a role in translating English for their parents.

Helen Hyunh explains how the children of Vietnamese children were raised to value education highly and had a role in translating English for their parents.

The Roman diet and cooking
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The Roman diet and cooking

Clip from Lost Worlds: A History Of Celtic Britain
Neil Oliver meets food historian Sally Grainger who demonstrates how the wealthy cooked and what they ate in Roman Britain.

Neil Oliver meets food historian Sally Grainger who demonstrates how the wealthy cooked and what they ate in Roman Britain.

Legalising the rhino horn trade
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Legalising the rhino horn trade

Clip from Lateline
Martin Cuddihy visits Kruger National Park to investigate the poaching of rhino horns, amid calls by some ecologists to legalise the illegal trade in order to conserve the ...

Martin Cuddihy visits Kruger National Park to investigate the poaching of rhino horns, amid calls by some ecologists to legalise the illegal trade in order to conserve the endangered animals. (Confronting images.)

Six degrees of separation
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Six degrees of separation

Clip from How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer
Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

The birth and death of stars illustrated
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The birth and death of stars illustrated

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe
Computer graphics depict the Milky Way, Seven Sisters and Betelgeuse, illustrate the birth of stars in Orion Nebula, and explain how the death of white dwarf stars contributed ...

Computer graphics depict the Milky Way, Seven Sisters and Betelgeuse, illustrate the birth of stars in Orion Nebula, and explain how the death of white dwarf stars contributed to life on Earth.

Food cultures converge in Uzbekistan
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Food cultures converge in Uzbekistan

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis dines in traditional Uzbek food and notes the similarities to Chinese, Italian and Indian cuisines.

Sam Willis dines in traditional Uzbek food and notes the similarities to Chinese, Italian and Indian cuisines.

Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story
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Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story

Clip from Artscape
Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage
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Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage

Clip from Sunday Night
Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Brains scanned while doing maths
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Brains scanned while doing maths

Clip from Why Doesn't Maths Add Up?
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Father rules when daughters may marry
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Father rules when daughters may marry

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew
Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Spiritual intervention and John of God
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Spiritual intervention and John of God

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway to Heaven
Shaun Micallef receives psychic surgery from John of God in the form of a spiritual intervention.

Shaun Micallef receives psychic surgery from John of God in the form of a spiritual intervention.

A career as a helicopter pilot
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A career as a helicopter pilot

Clip from Going Places With Ernie Dingo
Nautilus Aviation's Jenna Ryan discusses her career change from primary school teacher to helicopter pilot, and how she approached the challenge.

Nautilus Aviation's Jenna Ryan discusses her career change from primary school teacher to helicopter pilot, and how she approached the challenge.

Fear, hunches and 'don't panic'
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Fear, hunches and 'don't panic'

Clip from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Arthur is separated from the rest of the crew when he hesitates and misses his opportunity to pass through a portal.

Arthur is separated from the rest of the crew when he hesitates and misses his opportunity to pass through a portal.

Shark Bay's stromatolites
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Shark Bay's stromatolites

Clip from Coast Australia
Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

IBM computer beats Jeopardy champ
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IBM computer beats Jeopardy champ

Clip from 101 Inventions That Changed The World
In a brief clip, the narrator describes what a computer is and then describes how IBM defeated a Jeopardy champion with the Watson computer.

In a brief clip, the narrator describes what a computer is and then describes how IBM defeated a Jeopardy champion with the Watson computer.

Opening credits of Truman 'reality' show
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Opening credits of Truman 'reality' show

Clip from The Truman Show
The film opens with interviews and credits from the 'reality' program, briefly introducing the concept of a TV show within a movie.

The film opens with interviews and credits from the 'reality' program, briefly introducing the concept of a TV show within a movie.

Director' Christof responds to critics
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Director' Christof responds to critics

Clip from The Truman Show
A history of The Truman Show is presented before a rare interview with the show's creator, Christof, who argues, We accept the reality with which we are presented. Sylvia ...

A history of The Truman Show is presented before a rare interview with the show's creator, Christof, who argues, We accept the reality with which we are presented. Sylvia calls in during the interview and criticises the ethics of the show.

Interview with a people smuggler
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Interview with a people smuggler

Clip from Ross Kemp's Britain
Ross Kemp meets a man who smuggles people into Britain in his truck. He says he's doing a good thing.

Ross Kemp meets a man who smuggles people into Britain in his truck. He says he's doing a good thing.

Why teens are biologically geared to sleep in
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Why teens are biologically geared to sleep in

Clip from The Secret Life Of Your Bodyclock
Teenagers love to sleep in and it's nothing to do with being lazy. Biology dictates that their body clocks work differently than those of children and adults.

Teenagers love to sleep in and it's nothing to do with being lazy. Biology dictates that their body clocks work differently than those of children and adults.

Nash struggles to ignore his hallucinations
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Nash struggles to ignore his hallucinations

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
While Nash once struggled to fight his hallucinations he eventually finds the courage to consciously say goodbye to the three of them.

While Nash once struggled to fight his hallucinations he eventually finds the courage to consciously say goodbye to the three of them.

Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges
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Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven
Shaun Micallef participates in a Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges at Haridwar and reflects on the pollution in the river.

Shaun Micallef participates in a Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges at Haridwar and reflects on the pollution in the river.

Advancing and retreating glaciers
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Advancing and retreating glaciers

Clip from Climate Change: The Evidence
Matthew Roberts demonstrates how he collects data to study changes to glaciers in Iceland on a visit to Solheimajokull Glacier, studying ablation rates to understand climate ...

Matthew Roberts demonstrates how he collects data to study changes to glaciers in Iceland on a visit to Solheimajokull Glacier, studying ablation rates to understand climate change.

Drones and surveillance
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Drones and surveillance

Clip from Catalyst
Mark Horstman investigates the some of the ethical and technical issues involved in the civilian use of drones.

Mark Horstman investigates the some of the ethical and technical issues involved in the civilian use of drones.

Aboriginals relocated to Oyster Cove
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Aboriginals relocated to Oyster Cove

Clip from First Australians
In 1847 the colonial government moves surviving 47 Indigenous Tasmanians to a condemned convict settlement, Oyster Cove, in response to complaints of mistreatment at Flinders ...

In 1847 the colonial government moves surviving 47 Indigenous Tasmanians to a condemned convict settlement, Oyster Cove, in response to complaints of mistreatment at Flinders Island.

Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war
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Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war

Clip from Royal Cousins At War
The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

Celtic symbols of power
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Celtic symbols of power

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver examines torcs and coins and argues that they represent the growing power of kings and transferable symbols of the state.

Neil Oliver examines torcs and coins and argues that they represent the growing power of kings and transferable symbols of the state.

Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol
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Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol

Clip from Arrows Of Desire
A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Calculating inheritance with algebra
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Calculating inheritance with algebra

Clip from Science in a Golden Age
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the use of algebra to calculate the division of an inheritance between family and friends.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the use of algebra to calculate the division of an inheritance between family and friends.

Pi, probability and the natural world
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Pi, probability and the natural world

Clip from The Great Math Mystery
Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Moons and gravitational pull
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Moons and gravitational pull

Clip from The Universe
Scientists explain the difference between regular and irregular moons, the effect of gravity on a moon's orbit, secular acceleration and Phobos' death spiral towards Mars.

Scientists explain the difference between regular and irregular moons, the effect of gravity on a moon's orbit, secular acceleration and Phobos' death spiral towards Mars.

Flying foxes rely on river
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Flying foxes rely on river

Clip from Lands of The Monsoon
While they wait for the monsoon rains to arrive, little red flying foxes rely on the Roper River to keep them hydrated but risk being eaten by freshwater crocodiles.

While they wait for the monsoon rains to arrive, little red flying foxes rely on the Roper River to keep them hydrated but risk being eaten by freshwater crocodiles.

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