The birth and death of stars illustrated
7:26

The birth and death of stars illustrated

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Strange Star Systems: short BBC clip.
8:04

Strange Star Systems: short BBC clip.

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short clip uses stunning graphics to show us the closest solar system to ours - Alpha Centauri, as well as a selection of s

This short clip uses stunning graphics to show us the closest solar system to ours - Alpha Centauri, as well as a selection of s

Supernovas and black holes illustrated
6:41

Supernovas and black holes illustrated

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Computer graphics illustrate supernovas, pulsars, black holes and the Pillars of Creation.

Computer graphics illustrate supernovas, pulsars, black holes and the Pillars of Creation.

Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide
6:46

Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

Strange Stars - Betelgeuse, the Orion Star Factory & White Dwarfs
7:28

Strange Stars - Betelgeuse, the Orion Star Factory & White Dwarfs

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Stunning graphics from the BBC show us strange examples of stars in distance space, including the Orion Dark Cloud, where stars

Stunning graphics from the BBC show us strange examples of stars in distance space, including the Orion Dark Cloud, where stars

Dying Stars, Hypernovas & Black Holes
5:22

Dying Stars, Hypernovas & Black Holes

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short BBC clip illustrates a giant dying star that collapses in on itself, becomes violent hypernova and eventually a black

This short BBC clip illustrates a giant dying star that collapses in on itself, becomes violent hypernova and eventually a black

Spacecraft 2000-2100 AD, a retrospective
1:17

Spacecraft 2000-2100 AD, a retrospective

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Literature

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9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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 revisits one of his favourite books from his childhood, Stewart Cowley's Spacecraft 20002100 AD, and considers how different it is to reality.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault
6:27

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Earth and environment

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9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Training to stop asteroids hitting Earth
5:19

Training to stop asteroids hitting Earth

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Gravity in a vacuum chamber
4:50

Gravity in a vacuum chamber

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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 ...

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.

Vital Alsar crosses Pacific in a raft
5:26

Vital Alsar crosses Pacific in a raft

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tim Flannery meets Hugo Becerra, the navigator on Vital Alsar's crossing of the Pacific, from Ecuador to Australia, in rafts in 1973.

Tim Flannery meets Hugo Becerra, the navigator on Vital Alsar's crossing of the Pacific, from Ecuador to Australia, in rafts in 1973.

Voyager Golden Records
2:59

Voyager Golden Records

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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 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.

Dolphins and relative numerosity
3:24

Dolphins and relative numerosity

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Brian Cox visits Florida's Dolphin Research Center where dolphins are able to tell the difference between the English terms less and more.

Brian Cox visits Florida's Dolphin Research Center where dolphins are able to tell the difference between the English terms less and more.

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes
3:04

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes
3:04

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Comparing mammal cells under a microscope
4:26

Comparing mammal cells under a microscope

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
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 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.

How the leopard got its spots
4:47

How the leopard got its spots

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
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.

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.

The first expedition to Skull Rock
5:24

The first expedition to Skull Rock

Clip from Coast Australia

Geography

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

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.