David Attenborough's Life
49:01

David Attenborough's Life: Mammals

Season 1 Episode 3 National Geographic November 19, 2016

Biology

Earth and environment

Science

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In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. See 30 polar bears gather to feed on a bowhead whale carcass and witness the ...

In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. See 30 polar bears gather to feed on a bowhead whale carcass and witness the biggest fight on Earth...male humpback whales battling for a female.

David Attenborough's Life
48:26

David Attenborough's Life: Challenges Of Life

Season 1 Episode 1 National Geographic November 19, 2016

Biology

Earth and environment

Science

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In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. Witness capuchin monkeys smashing open palm nuts with stone 'hammers' and sprint ...

In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. Witness capuchin monkeys smashing open palm nuts with stone 'hammers' and sprint with cheetahs as they band together to tackle ostriches.

Mars
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Mars: Power

Season 1 Episode 4 National Geographic August 20, 2017

Science

Media arts

Earth and environment

Biology

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In 2037, four years after Mars colonisation, a storm threatens the outpost while in the present, a bustling station in Antarctica serves as a site for scientists to study a ...

In 2037, four years after Mars colonisation, a storm threatens the outpost while in the present, a bustling station in Antarctica serves as a site for scientists to study a simulated human settlement.

MARS
47:03

MARS

Season 1 Episode 7 National Geographic December 18, 2016

Science

Media arts

Earth and environment

Biology

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The creative and scientific minds behind the series MARS, share the science behind the series and explain why we need to go to the red planet, how close we are to it and how ...

The creative and scientific minds behind the series MARS, share the science behind the series and explain why we need to go to the red planet, how close we are to it and how it will eventually happen.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
21:35

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters: Family

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 27, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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Some arthropods have found a new way to prosper in the world. Instead of fighting each other, they co-operate.

Some arthropods have found a new way to prosper in the world. Instead of fighting each other, they co-operate.

The Universe
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The Universe: Our Place In The Milky Way

Season 7 Episode 3 The History Channel June 27, 2012

Science

Physics

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Looking beyond the borders of our solar system, what's nearby in our galaxy? How do the other objects in our local area influence life on Earth?

Looking beyond the borders of our solar system, what's nearby in our galaxy? How do the other objects in our local area influence life on Earth?

High Anxieties: The Mathematics Of Chaos
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High Anxieties: The Mathematics Of Chaos

BBC Knowledge December 4, 2009

History

Mathematics

Science

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This film looks at how developments in mathematics over the last century have completely changed our understanding of the fundamental nature of the world we live in. The film ...

This film looks at how developments in mathematics over the last century have completely changed our understanding of the fundamental nature of the world we live in. The film begins with Henri Poincare who, in 1889, discovered that the solar system itself was not stable. He had discovered the maths of what we now call the butterfly effect - that a tiny disturbance can grow until it creates an unstoppable storm.

The Botany Of Desire
51:59

The Botany Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 5, 2010

Geography

Biology

Earth and environment

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While tulip breeders may spend long days tending their cultivars, nothing compares to the high-tech, 24-hour intensive care given another plant -- cannabis, a.k.a. marijuana. ...

While tulip breeders may spend long days tending their cultivars, nothing compares to the high-tech, 24-hour intensive care given another plant -- cannabis, a.k.a. marijuana. The Botany of Desire explores the history and physiology of this lowly weed that has made itself so desirable that nearly 15 million Americans risk arrest each month by smoking it.

Horizons
23:13

Horizons: Physics and Me

BBC World News May 17, 2014

Sustainability

Science

Ethical understanding

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Adam Shaw visits one the world's most expensive science experiments. He's at CERN in Switzerland where physicists are unlocking the secrets of the Universe.

Adam Shaw visits one the world's most expensive science experiments. He's at CERN in Switzerland where physicists are unlocking the secrets of the Universe.

Horizons
22:18

Horizons: Food Security

BBC World News February 22, 2014

Sustainability

Science

Ethical understanding

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Adam Shaw travels to New York to meet globally renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs to discuss the challenge we face in securing our food supply in the decades ahead.

Adam Shaw travels to New York to meet globally renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs to discuss the challenge we face in securing our food supply in the decades ahead.

Horizons
21:34

Horizons: Smart Cities

BBC World News March 1, 2014

Sustainability

Science

Ethical understanding

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Adam Shaw talks to world renowned architect Daniel Libeskind to discuss how architects and designers are using the latest innovations to better plan for the city of the future.

Adam Shaw talks to world renowned architect Daniel Libeskind to discuss how architects and designers are using the latest innovations to better plan for the city of the future.

Horizons
22:30

Horizons: Spain - Energy Storage

BBC World News July 1, 2011

Sustainability

Science

Ethical understanding

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Adam shaw visits Spain. In 2009, Spain had to import 79% of its energy, but with an abundance of sunshine and wind, it's developing technology to store that power when the sun ...

Adam shaw visits Spain. In 2009, Spain had to import 79% of its energy, but with an abundance of sunshine and wind, it's developing technology to store that power when the sun goes down and the wind stops blowing.

Horizons
22:17

Horizons: China - Manufacturing And Brands

BBC World News December 2, 2011

Sustainability

Science

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Adam Shaw travels to Shanghai to see how Chinese brands are responding to the demand for high quality products, and exploiting their rich cultural heritage to create desirable ...

Adam Shaw travels to Shanghai to see how Chinese brands are responding to the demand for high quality products, and exploiting their rich cultural heritage to create desirable international brands for a global market.

Horizons
21:39

Horizons: Re-Using Waste

BBC World News March 9, 2013

Sustainability

Science

Ethical understanding

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Saima Mohsin is in California to see how bacteria are being harnessed to turn human waste into biodegradable plastics.

Saima Mohsin is in California to see how bacteria are being harnessed to turn human waste into biodegradable plastics.

Horizons
21:53

Horizons: Rising Sea Levels

BBC World News November 23, 2013

Sustainability

Science

Ethical understanding

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Adam Shaw interviews Robert Nicholls who is professor of Coastal Engineering at the University of Southampton about the need to plan for increasingly disruptive sea levels.

Adam Shaw interviews Robert Nicholls who is professor of Coastal Engineering at the University of Southampton about the need to plan for increasingly disruptive sea levels.

Horizons
23:26

Horizons: Game Changers

BBC World News May 30, 2015

Sustainability

Science

Ethical Understanding

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Technology is moving at the speed of light. In this episode we look at the people behind the technology and what inspired them including Sir Richard Branson and Hisao Tanaka.

Technology is moving at the speed of light. In this episode we look at the people behind the technology and what inspired them including Sir Richard Branson and Hisao Tanaka.

Horizons
23:03

Horizons: Hunger Challenge

BBC World News February 6, 2016

Sustainability

Science

Ethical Understanding

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How do you fight hunger in the 21st Century? Horizons looks at the importance of drought-tolerant crops and the need to combat food insecurity in the developing and developed ...

How do you fight hunger in the 21st Century? Horizons looks at the importance of drought-tolerant crops and the need to combat food insecurity in the developing and developed world.

Horizons
23:18

Horizons: The Brain

BBC World News April 25, 2015

Sustainability

Science

Ethical Understanding

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Adam Shaw asks the 86 billion nerve cell question, will we ever understand a three-pound bag of cells? Horizons examines the human brain and technology expanding our knowledge.

Adam Shaw asks the 86 billion nerve cell question, will we ever understand a three-pound bag of cells? Horizons examines the human brain and technology expanding our knowledge.