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.
This short clip uses stunning graphics to show us the closest solar system to ours - Alpha Centauri, as well as a selection of s
Computer graphics illustrate supernovas, pulsars, black holes and the Pillars of Creation.
A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.
Stunning graphics from the BBC show us strange examples of stars in distance space, including the Orion Dark Cloud, where stars
This short BBC clip illustrates a giant dying star that collapses in on itself, becomes violent hypernova and eventually a black
Brian Cox revisits one of his favourite books from his childhood, Stewart Cowley's Spacecraft 20002100 AD, and considers how different it is to reality.
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 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 visits NASA's Space Power Facility, the world's largest vacuum chamber, and recreates Galileo Galilei's Galileo's Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment, with feathers and a bowling ball.
Tim Flannery meets Hugo Becerra, the navigator on Vital Alsar's crossing of the Pacific, from Ecuador to Australia, in rafts in 1973.
Brian Cox examines the Voyager Golden Records, two of which were sent into space in 1977 to convey sounds and images of Earth to communicate with alien life.
Brian Cox visits Florida's Dolphin Research Center where dolphins are able to tell the difference between the English terms less and more.
Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.
Brian Cox compares his own cells to those of a camel and observes the differences under a microscope, and discusses how singles cell organisms became more complex.
Brian Cox demonstrates a chemical reaction between two substances producing a pattern, and applies the principle to the markings on the coats of leopards and tigers.
Neil Oliver joins the Melbourne Museum's Patrick Honan and Mark Norman on the first ever scientific expedition to Skull Rock, an isolated island in Bass Strait.