Dr Alice Roberts gives us a reallife example of how the heart jumps into action when we are excited or stressed, when she goes for a joy ride in a plane.
Tony Robinson tells the story of Edward Hargraves discovering gold in NSW in 1851, and the gold rush that followed.
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29 unnamed Indigenous Australians were killed by European Settlers on 10 June 1838
Tony Robinson retraces Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills' 1860-61 expedition to explore inland Australia.
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Convicts cutting a road to Bathurst were rumoured to have struck gold as early as
Tony Robinson tells the story of the 1838 Myall Creek massacre, where a dozen convicts slaughtered two dozen Aboriginal people in NSW.
Tony Robinson visits the Henty settlement that surveyor Thomas Mitchell stumbled upon in 1835 to the surprise of authorities.
Stephen Hawking challenged idea information never disappears, arguing the future couldn't be predicted nor the past known.
Russian penal battalions are used as cannon fodder while order No.227 punishes retreat with death.
On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.
Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.
Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.
David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.
Marcus du Sautoy reveals the Ancient Chinese number system and how their method of calculating figures was very different to they're way of writing them.
This clip reviews the role of the Aboriginal Protection Board in Atherton Queensland and the forced removal of indigenous childr
Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.
Marcus du Sautoy introduces Pythagoras' theorem and discovery of harmonic series, and Hippasus' irrational number.