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Are we beating our horses to the finish line? And in a world first, a lab under the Antarctic ice puts the sea floor to the acid test.

Are we beating our horses to the finish line? And in a world first, a lab under the Antarctic ice puts the sea floor to the acid test.

Could our relentless pursuit of good health be making us sick? Advances in medicine have propelled health care to new heights. A vast array of diagnostic tests and drug ...

Could our relentless pursuit of good health be making us sick? Advances in medicine have propelled health care to new heights. A vast array of diagnostic tests and drug therapies is now available but an increasing number of doctors now say that sometimes, "less is more" when it comes to medical interventions. They argue that excessive interventions are causing more harm than good. Dr Maryanne Demasi examines how our relentless pursuit for good health could be making people sick.

The battle to save Australia’s last swift parrots from a surprising threat. Plus, can we live on Mars? NASA is currently planning to send astronauts to the red planet, and ...

The battle to save Australia’s last swift parrots from a surprising threat. Plus, can we live on Mars? NASA is currently planning to send astronauts to the red planet, and private company Mars One has volunteers who want to go there and never come back.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  January 28, 2016
The doctors take a super close up look at how the eye works, and Dr. Chris finds out what body fat does. Over in Accidents and Emergency one patient has a mystery rash and ...

The doctors take a super close up look at how the eye works, and Dr. Chris finds out what body fat does. Over in Accidents and Emergency one patient has a mystery rash and another has a bad infection under her fingernail.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  April 27, 2015
The doctors show you what really happens when you sneeze! Dr Chris gets his hands on a real human brain and Dr Xand goes on call with an emergency ambulance team.

The doctors show you what really happens when you sneeze! Dr Chris gets his hands on a real human brain and Dr Xand goes on call with an emergency ambulance team.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 4  |  Episode 7  |  ABC ME  |  November 15, 2016
Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the extraordinary ways medicine can fix us.

Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the extraordinary ways medicine can fix us.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC ME  |  January 12, 2016
The doctors see how much pain they can take in their laboratory, Dr Xand investigates how our shoes can dramatically change the way we walk and Dr Chris goes on call with an ...

The doctors see how much pain they can take in their laboratory, Dr Xand investigates how our shoes can dramatically change the way we walk and Dr Chris goes on call with an emergency ambulance team.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  ABC ME  |  February 4, 2016
The doctors use real stomach acid to do a gross experiment to reveal how your digestion process starts and Dr Chris proves that the younger you are the more sounds you can hear!

The doctors use real stomach acid to do a gross experiment to reveal how your digestion process starts and Dr Chris proves that the younger you are the more sounds you can hear!

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 6  |  Episode 11  |  ABC ME  |  January 31, 2018
Operation Ouch is back! In the new series Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the ...

Operation Ouch is back! In the new series Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the extraordinary ways medicine can fix us.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 6  |  Episode 6  |  ABC ME  |  January 26, 2018
Operation Ouch is back! In the new series Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the ...

Operation Ouch is back! In the new series Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the extraordinary ways medicine can fix us.

In the final program, Stephen Hawking reveals the wonders of the cosmos to a new generation. With the aid of stunning CGI, he explores the splendour and majesty of the ...

In the final program, Stephen Hawking reveals the wonders of the cosmos to a new generation. With the aid of stunning CGI, he explores the splendour and majesty of the universe as never seen before. Hawking explains how the universe began, how it creates stars, black holes and life - and how everything will end.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 3  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  February 11, 2016
The Doctors reveal what comes out of your mouth when you cough, Dr Xand gets a front row seat at a life-changing operation and there ARE more intriguing medical mysteries to ...

The Doctors reveal what comes out of your mouth when you cough, Dr Xand gets a front row seat at a life-changing operation and there ARE more intriguing medical mysteries to solve in Ouch & About.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  ABC ME  |  February 1, 2016
The doctors take a closer look inside their ears to prove how earwax has a really important job to do. Meanwhile over in Accidents and Emergency one patient has injured her ...

The doctors take a closer look inside their ears to prove how earwax has a really important job to do. Meanwhile over in Accidents and Emergency one patient has injured her toe and another has swallowed a hair clip.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  ABC ME  |  January 20, 2016
Dr Chris swallows a super cool camera pill to follow the journey that food makes through his body. And Dr Xand explains how strong our bones are and meets someone who has ...

Dr Chris swallows a super cool camera pill to follow the journey that food makes through his body. And Dr Xand explains how strong our bones are and meets someone who has developed the technology to grow bones!

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  ABC ME  |  January 29, 2016
Dr. Chris uses a tiny camera to reveal what happens in his throat when he swallows food and Dr. Xand enters a special chamber that removes sensory data from his brain.

Dr. Chris uses a tiny camera to reveal what happens in his throat when he swallows food and Dr. Xand enters a special chamber that removes sensory data from his brain.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC ME  |  January 17, 2016
The doctors perform an experiment with wee to explain what it is made of and why our bodies produce it. And Dr Chris comes face to face with 180 of the world's most dangerous ...

The doctors perform an experiment with wee to explain what it is made of and why our bodies produce it. And Dr Chris comes face to face with 180 of the world's most dangerous snakes!

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  ABC ME  |  January 25, 2016
The doctors investigate how skin protects your body from extreme temperatures, by dipping their hands in a liquid so dangerous it can freeze on contact.

The doctors investigate how skin protects your body from extreme temperatures, by dipping their hands in a liquid so dangerous it can freeze on contact.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  ABC ME  |  February 8, 2016
Dr. Chris and Dr. Xand show you an awesome trick to amaze your friends with and reveal another way your body heals itself if you get injured. The doctors also look at some of ...

Dr. Chris and Dr. Xand show you an awesome trick to amaze your friends with and reveal another way your body heals itself if you get injured. The doctors also look at some of their best bits of Operation Ouch so far.

Capturing water from air; advertisers getting inside our heads; parallel universes; what it smells like in space; tracking deep space exploration; why do some people prefer ...

Capturing water from air; advertisers getting inside our heads; parallel universes; what it smells like in space; tracking deep space exploration; why do some people prefer dogs to cats?; CERN scientists making music.

Mark Horstman visits the aftermath of the 2010 Christchurch quakes and meets the seismologists working to understand the new-found fault line, and the engineers aiming to ...

Mark Horstman visits the aftermath of the 2010 Christchurch quakes and meets the seismologists working to understand the new-found fault line, and the engineers aiming to rebuild the city to survive future threats.

In this Sleep Special we find out; is it safe and indeed beneficial to co sleep with babies? Why teenagers stay up late; breaking the vicious cycle of pain and lack of sleep. ...

In this Sleep Special we find out; is it safe and indeed beneficial to co sleep with babies? Why teenagers stay up late; breaking the vicious cycle of pain and lack of sleep. Are we getting enough sleep and what are the consequences if we're not?

Anja Taylor catches up with the CSIRO research team spearheading the Marine Debris Survey, a world-first study of the plastics around our coastline.

Anja Taylor catches up with the CSIRO research team spearheading the Marine Debris Survey, a world-first study of the plastics around our coastline.

Catalyst discovers what makes computer games potentially so addictive. Surfing scientist, Ruben Meerman learns how dolphins win the girls and Anja Taylor investigates the ...

Catalyst discovers what makes computer games potentially so addictive. Surfing scientist, Ruben Meerman learns how dolphins win the girls and Anja Taylor investigates the incidence of tree die-off in Western Australia.

Faced with a flu pandemic, will anti-viral drugs protect us? Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates. Plus searching for our sun's lost siblings - what can it tell us about the ...

Faced with a flu pandemic, will anti-viral drugs protect us? Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates. Plus searching for our sun's lost siblings - what can it tell us about the existence of life on other planets?

The science behind quenching your thirst; the perilous future of the Honey Bee and what distracts drivers more - hands free, hand held or passengers?

The science behind quenching your thirst; the perilous future of the Honey Bee and what distracts drivers more - hands free, hand held or passengers?

Could lead exposure in childhood lead to an adult life marked by violent crime? In the latter half of the 20th Century, violent crime soared in many countries.

Could lead exposure in childhood lead to an adult life marked by violent crime? In the latter half of the 20th Century, violent crime soared in many countries.

World's Greatest Bridges
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World's Greatest Bridges: The Millau Viaduct

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  January 31, 2018
At 343 metres, the Millau Viaduct over the Tarn gorge in southern France is the world's tallest bridge and considered by many to be the world's most beautiful. Engineer Rob ...

At 343 metres, the Millau Viaduct over the Tarn gorge in southern France is the world's tallest bridge and considered by many to be the world's most beautiful. Engineer Rob Bell meets the design team, including architect Norman Foster and structural engineer Dr Michel Virlogeux, and learns about the innovative and ancient techniques used to build it. London's Millennium Bridge, Foster's pedestrian-only thoroughfare, is also featured, including what caused its infamous initial wobble and how it was rectified.

Operation Ouch!
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Operation Ouch!

Season 6  |  Episode 12  |  ABC ME  |  February 1, 2018
Operation Ouch is back! In the new series Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the ...

Operation Ouch is back! In the new series Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken show us just how incredible the human body is. With big stunts and experiments they'll explore the extraordinary ways medicine can fix us.

Egypt Unwrapped
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Egypt Unwrapped: The Real Ramses

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  ABC  |  September 12, 2011
There is one Egyptian pharaoh who towers above the rest: Ramesses II. A formidable warrior, builder and statesman, he declared himself a living god. Archeologists look again ...

There is one Egyptian pharaoh who towers above the rest: Ramesses II. A formidable warrior, builder and statesman, he declared himself a living god. Archeologists look again at Ramesses, in the hope of finding out more.

Wonders Of The Solar System
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Wonders Of The Solar System: The Thin Blue Line

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  March 15, 2011
Professor Brian Cox ventures to some of the most extreme locations on earth to paint a dazzling picture of our solar system. Tonight, Brian reveals how something as flimsy as ...

Professor Brian Cox ventures to some of the most extreme locations on earth to paint a dazzling picture of our solar system. Tonight, Brian reveals how something as flimsy as an envelope of gas can create some of the most wondrous sights in the solar system. Also, he takes a flight 18km up to the top of earth's atmosphere, where he sees the darkness of space above and the thin blue line of our atmosphere below.

Wonders Of The Solar System
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Wonders Of The Solar System: Aliens

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  March 29, 2011
All life on Earth needs water so the search for aliens in the solar system has followed the search for water. But Brian's sixth wonder isn't a planet at all. Jupiter's moon ...

All life on Earth needs water so the search for aliens in the solar system has followed the search for water. But Brian's sixth wonder isn't a planet at all. Jupiter's moon Europa is a dazzling ball of ice etched with strange cracks. The patterns in the ice reveal that, far below, there is an ocean with more potentially life-giving water than all the oceans on Earth.

How To Build
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How To Build: A Super Jumbo Wing

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  August 18, 2012
This three-part series looks at three high-tech British engineering projects that all share something in common - amazing technology and people with highly specialised skills. ...

This three-part series looks at three high-tech British engineering projects that all share something in common - amazing technology and people with highly specialised skills. The first episode follows the people who build the wing for the world's biggest passenger plane - the Airbus A380. The second program looks at how UK racing team McLaren are adapting some of their F1 technology to build a luxury road car. The final episode goes behind the scenes of a new multimillion- dollar communication satellite being built in the UK.

Egypt Unwrapped
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Egypt Unwrapped: Secrets Of The Valley Of Kings

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  September 5, 2011
The Valley of the Kings is the most famous royal burial ground in the world. Now modern specialists are finding new evidence to solve enigmas locked beneath the sands for ...

The Valley of the Kings is the most famous royal burial ground in the world. Now modern specialists are finding new evidence to solve enigmas locked beneath the sands for three and a half thousand years.

How Earth Made Us
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How Earth Made Us: Deep Water

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  March 15, 2011
The engaging Scottish Professor, Iain Stewart, presents Part Two of his impressive series about how the natural forces of the planet have shaped human civilisation. Tonight, ...

The engaging Scottish Professor, Iain Stewart, presents Part Two of his impressive series about how the natural forces of the planet have shaped human civilisation. Tonight, the good professor's focus is on the magic of water and mankind's struggle to control it.

Egypt Unwrapped
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Egypt Unwrapped: Mystery Of The Screaming Man

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  August 1, 2011
Two centuries ago a 3000-year-old mummy was found, his face locked in an eternal scream. Using cutting edge medical science and unprecedented access we attempt to solve the ...

Two centuries ago a 3000-year-old mummy was found, his face locked in an eternal scream. Using cutting edge medical science and unprecedented access we attempt to solve the mysteries of the Screaming Man.

Brave New World With Stephen Hawking
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Brave New World With Stephen Hawking: Technology

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  March 25, 2012
A team of experts explore how 21st-century technology is shaping our future by changing the way we live, the way we communicate and our perception of the universe.

A team of experts explore how 21st-century technology is shaping our future by changing the way we live, the way we communicate and our perception of the universe.

Allergies are on the rise, and reaching epidemic proportions, but curiously only in the western world. Is there something about the way we are living that is making us ...

Allergies are on the rise, and reaching epidemic proportions, but curiously only in the western world. Is there something about the way we are living that is making us allergic? Professor Graham Rook believes that the changes we have made to our environment are impacting our microbiome - the bacteria that live in and on every one of us - and that this is having a knock on effect on our immune system.

Journalist Fiona Phillips is on a mission to find out the truth behind the recent headlines on sugar. She discovers why some of us have more of a sweet tooth than others and ...

Journalist Fiona Phillips is on a mission to find out the truth behind the recent headlines on sugar. She discovers why some of us have more of a sweet tooth than others and what sugars you can enjoy guilt-free.

Out Of The Ashes
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Out Of The Ashes

ABC  |  February 13, 2011
On February 7, 2009, bushfires tore through Victoria. They killed 173 people, destroyed over 2000 homes and incinerated swathes of prime forest and its wildlife. Fires, ...

On February 7, 2009, bushfires tore through Victoria. They killed 173 people, destroyed over 2000 homes and incinerated swathes of prime forest and its wildlife. Fires, though, are a natural process and these mountain forests need fire to regenerate. Severe bushfires occur in Australia at least every 70 years and a mountain ash forest can take up to two hundred years to recover. Yet, even in the face of overwhelming devastation, plants and animals have an uncanny knack of bouncing back, and the environment an extraordinary capacity for healing.

The Sun
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The Sun

SBS2  |  March 16, 2010
Every day for the last 5 billion years, the Sun has risen over the Earth. The constantly roiling surface of our nearest star was hidden from human eyes until the days of the ...

Every day for the last 5 billion years, the Sun has risen over the Earth. The constantly roiling surface of our nearest star was hidden from human eyes until the days of the Renaissance, when Galileo raised an early telescope to study the Sun's surface. What he discovered challenged the status quo and almost brought the Catholic Church to its knees. This program explores the past, present and future of the Sun's importance to our world.

Seeing Stars
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Seeing Stars

SBS  |  January 27, 2013
Around the world, a new generation of astronomers are hunting for the most mysterious objects in the universe - young stars, black holes, and even other forms of life. They ...

Around the world, a new generation of astronomers are hunting for the most mysterious objects in the universe - young stars, black holes, and even other forms of life. They have created a dazzling new set of super-telescopes that promise to rewrite the story of the heavens.

What happens when you take away a village's natural sea defences? Filmed along the Dorset coastline, this film provides up-to-date explanations and examples of the processes ...

What happens when you take away a village's natural sea defences? Filmed along the Dorset coastline, this film provides up-to-date explanations and examples of the processes and landforms that shape coastal environments.

In the last episode of Professor Brian Cox's epic journey across the universe, he travels from the fossils of the Burgess Shale to the sands of the oldest desert in the world ...

In the last episode of Professor Brian Cox's epic journey across the universe, he travels from the fossils of the Burgess Shale to the sands of the oldest desert in the world to show how light holds the key to our understanding of the whole universe, including our own deepest origins.

Just off the southern coast of mainland Greece lies Pavlopetri, the oldest submerged city in the world. It thrived for 2000 years during the time that saw the birth of western ...

Just off the southern coast of mainland Greece lies Pavlopetri, the oldest submerged city in the world. It thrived for 2000 years during the time that saw the birth of western civilisation. An international team of experts is using cutting-edge technology to prise age-old secrets from the complex of streets and stone buildings that lie less than five metres below the surface of the ocean. State-of-the-art CGI helps to raise the city from the seabed, revealing for the first time in 3,500 years how Pavlopetri would once have looked and operated.

The Gene Code
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The Gene Code

Episode 2  |  SBS  |  October 7, 2012
In the final episode, we learn how cracking the human genome has led scientists to begin to understand the very process by which DNA makes humans different; how it makes each ...

In the final episode, we learn how cracking the human genome has led scientists to begin to understand the very process by which DNA makes humans different; how it makes each individual on earth unique and influences one's personality, how it influences what one looks like, how smart they are, and even how long they will live.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Ep 6 Of 10

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  December 20, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation.

Wonders Of The Solar System
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Wonders Of The Solar System: Order Out Of Chaos

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  March 8, 2011
Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most stunning locations on earth to describe how the laws of nature have carved natural wonders across the solar system. Tonight, ...

Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most stunning locations on earth to describe how the laws of nature have carved natural wonders across the solar system. Tonight, discover how all the beauty and order we see in our cosmic backyard was carved out of nothing more than a chaotic cloud of gas. Of all the planets, the ringed Saturn is the most ordered of them all.

Brave New World With Stephen Hawking
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Brave New World With Stephen Hawking: Environment

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  April 1, 2012
Science turns superhero as it battles to save the planet and preserve the human race. In California, physicist Jim Al-Khalili sees how the power of the world's largest laser ...

Science turns superhero as it battles to save the planet and preserve the human race. In California, physicist Jim Al-Khalili sees how the power of the world's largest laser could create a fuel to answer all our needs, while at Longleat, Sir David Attenborough helps collect the DNA of an elephant for the Frozen Ark - a project to save all the world's species from extinction.

Scientific evidence places humans on the apes' family tree - which explains why some of their behaviours are uncomfortably familiar!

Scientific evidence places humans on the apes' family tree - which explains why some of their behaviours are uncomfortably familiar!

Egypt Unwrapped
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Egypt Unwrapped: The Real Cleopatra

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  August 22, 2011
Cleopatra is one of the most famous women in history, yet remains an enigma. Using newly discovered evidence and ancient sources we attempt to reveal the real woman behind the ...

Cleopatra is one of the most famous women in history, yet remains an enigma. Using newly discovered evidence and ancient sources we attempt to reveal the real woman behind the myth and world she ruled.

Imagine being able to list every country in the world and its capital city, remember what we ate for dinner on 9 March 2002 and every prime number up to 7,507. This highly ...

Imagine being able to list every country in the world and its capital city, remember what we ate for dinner on 9 March 2002 and every prime number up to 7,507. This highly personal and emotional documentary discovers how brains that see the world in strikingly different ways are unlocking the secrets of our own minds.

David Attenborough returns to the island of Madagascar on a very personal quest to learn more about the 'elephant bird', who's egg he first found on the island in the 1960s.

David Attenborough returns to the island of Madagascar on a very personal quest to learn more about the 'elephant bird', who's egg he first found on the island in the 1960s.

Smart Materials
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Smart Materials: Smart Resistant Materials

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  September 11, 2014
With extraordinary access to the latest research and development, this series explores cutting edge smart materials, finding how they are made, how they work and what their ...

With extraordinary access to the latest research and development, this series explores cutting edge smart materials, finding how they are made, how they work and what their potential is both now and in the future.

Modern Scoliosis sufferer Dominic Smee and a team of scientists and medieval warfare experts embark on an extraordinary journey to reveal new research that's changing our ...

Modern Scoliosis sufferer Dominic Smee and a team of scientists and medieval warfare experts embark on an extraordinary journey to reveal new research that's changing our knowledge of a defamed medieval king, the medical condition that twisted his spine, and the extraordinary history of the land he ruled.

Heston boldly goes where no chef has gone before! Follow Heston and his team in this two-part series as they attempt to revolutionise the world of space food and orchestrate ...

Heston boldly goes where no chef has gone before! Follow Heston and his team in this two-part series as they attempt to revolutionise the world of space food and orchestrate the first ever dinner party in space. Challenged by the British Astronaut Tim Peake, Heston creates seven dishes that remind Tim of home, helping to combat the emotional impact of his journey. Episode Two: Heston and his team create a nostalgic menu for the first ever dinner party in space. With meals reminiscent of Tims childhood, Heston puts his out-of-this-world twist on a bacon sandwich and a sausage sizzle. Follow the conversation on twitter: #SBSAustralia (Part 2 of 2) (From the UK) (Entertainment) (class. tba) CC

The Elegant Universe
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The Elegant Universe: Welcome To The 11th Dimension

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS2  |  October 11, 2010
In 1995 Edward Witten, aided by others from Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, revolutionised string theory by successfully uniting the five different versions into a ...

In 1995 Edward Witten, aided by others from Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, revolutionised string theory by successfully uniting the five different versions into a single theory. This is the cryptically named M-theory, a development which required a total of 11 dimensions.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Human Popsicle

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  December 13, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal phenomena to weird and wonderful creatures, from medical oddities to mysterious disappearances, from bizarre natural disasters to mystical monster attacks, this absorbing series covers it all.

How Earth Made Us
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How Earth Made Us: Wind

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  March 22, 2011
Tonight, Professor Stewart sets sail on one of the fastest racing boats ever built as he explores the story of our turbulent relationship with the wind. Travelling to iconic ...

Tonight, Professor Stewart sets sail on one of the fastest racing boats ever built as he explores the story of our turbulent relationship with the wind. Travelling to iconic locations including the Sahara desert, the coast of West Africa and the South Pacific, he details how people have exploited the power of the wind through the ages.

Egypt Unwrapped
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Egypt Unwrapped: Pyramids

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  August 29, 2011
For many people, the pyramids are the embodiment of ancient Egypt. How they were constructed continues to arouse endless speculation, but the question of where they came from ...

For many people, the pyramids are the embodiment of ancient Egypt. How they were constructed continues to arouse endless speculation, but the question of where they came from and why they were built goes deeper still.

A mind bending exploration into one of the most bizarre corners of cosmological science: the truth about black holes.

A mind bending exploration into one of the most bizarre corners of cosmological science: the truth about black holes.

Wonders Of The Solar System
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Wonders Of The Solar System: Empire Of The Sun

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  March 1, 2011
Planet Earth is a stunning planet, with spell-binding natural wonders and the only life known in the Solar System. But it doesn't exist in magnificent isolation. The Space Age ...

Planet Earth is a stunning planet, with spell-binding natural wonders and the only life known in the Solar System. But it doesn't exist in magnificent isolation. The Space Age has brought new worlds of wonder into view. Dramatic images sent back by a fleet of probes, orbiters and landers have proved these worlds to be more spectacular than we ever imagined. Physicist Professor Brian Cox ventures to some of the most extreme locations on Earth, including the tallest mountain, the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and the world's driest desert, to paint a dazzling picture of a Solar System we are only now beginning to understand.

Ninety years after the last shots were fired, two young Australian historians embark on an emotional journey to the battlefields of World War I on the infamous Western Front. ...

Ninety years after the last shots were fired, two young Australian historians embark on an emotional journey to the battlefields of World War I on the infamous Western Front. History teacher Michael Molkentin joins battlefield historian Mat McLachlan in an exploration of the Australian soldiers' wartime experience in Belgium. The two men visit iconic sites, following in the footsteps of Australian wartime photographer Frank Hurley. And they join an archaeological excavation of the trenches and fields where 20,000 Australians went missing, their bodies lost, their graves unmarked.

Trust Me, I'm A Doctor
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Trust Me, I'm A Doctor

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  February 6, 2017
The doctors are back! In the first program of the season, the team bring you the definitive answers to questions including how to avoid losing your marbles and Michael ...

The doctors are back! In the first program of the season, the team bring you the definitive answers to questions including how to avoid losing your marbles and Michael Mosley's tips to cure cramp. Saleyha Ahsan shows how to spot the signs of a deep vein thrombosis, Chris van Tulleken reveals the shocking truth about what is actually in herbal supplements sold in the UK, and surgeon Gabriel Weston travels to the US to witness an astonishing new treatment that could cure crippling back pain for millions of people.

Astronomers and particle physicists have found new ways to probe the cosmos and are creating detailed maps that stretch almost all the way to the birth of time. The observable ...

Astronomers and particle physicists have found new ways to probe the cosmos and are creating detailed maps that stretch almost all the way to the birth of time. The observable universe stands revealed as never before, in exquisite plots of size, shape, temperature and composition. This documentary introduces the key scientists who are drawing this new map of the universe.

Warnings make weather seem predictable, but the effects of cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes can be unexpected and devastating. See how scientists study storms and people survive them.
Due to various reasons our ozone layer has been affected. Find out concerns and ways to combat this issue in this collection featuring information about the ozone layer and climate change.
When teaching your students about electricity, including how it's generated, share some of these videos to assist visual learning in class.
It's no surprise that sharks are feared, but scientists will say these apex predators are also misunderstood. Help your students come to understand them better and get to know the different types in our oceans.
Celebrate National Science week with EnhanceTV showcasing major breakthroughs like Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 40th anniversary of the birth of the first IVF baby and celebrate International Year of the Reef.
Of course we have cat videos. August 8 is International Cat Day so introduce our feline friends to your classroom with our collection of domestic and big cat videos for primary students.
From Scope's junior scientists to Stephen Hawking, share how researchers and futurists imagine what our lives will look like in years to come, and how they're preparing for it.
Biology is the study of life and how living things work. Find out on how to create models of the human body, measure rainfall and even how to create a herbarum in this playlist. (ACSSU044,ACSSU072,ACSSU073,ACSSU043,VCSSU074,VCSSU075)
Wonder how foam, crystals or even colours are produced? Follow these awesome chemical science DIY projects to find out how different substances react to one another. (ACSSU046, ACSSU074, ACSSU077)
Physics is the science that explores the laws and forces that govern the universe. Bring out the boffins in your class with these experiments and reveal how it all works. (ACSSU049, ACSSU076, ACSSU080)
Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets, are rocky remnants left over from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Find out how they reshaped the Earth here. (ACSSU115, ACSSU153, ACSSU180, ACSSU188)
Explore a range of farm animals and farm produce, and explore ways farm produce is packaged before being moved from the farm to places where the food is sold or made into other products. (ACSSU002, ACSSU017, VCSSU042, VCSSU043)
Australia is home to more than one million species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Discover all about them in this playlist.
Living things have basic needs, including food and water and are important to us. Discover how to care for all types of living things in this curated playlist. (ACSSU002,ACSSU017,ACSSU211,VCSSU042)
Capture students’ interest and find out what they think they know about how living things, such as small animals. Make their playground experience more meaningful with this curated playlist. (ACSSU017,ACSSU211,VCSSU042,VCSSU043,VCSSU057)
Explore the science behind objects and things around us and what material make up their physical properties. Find out how to use your senses to observe and describe the form and function of different objects. (ACSSU049, ACSSU046,ACSSU074,ACSSU076,VCSSU059,VCSSU063,VCSSU076,VCSSU080)
Ever wondered how clocks make sounds or how bumper cars works? Find out the science about how things work through this selective playlist. (ACSSU049, ACSSU076, ACSSU080)
Living things live in all different types of habitats. In this playlist, you'll learn what a habitat is and the different types of habitats there are, along with which animals reside in each of the habitats. (ACSSU044,ACSSU072,ACSSU073,ACSSU043,ACSSU094,VCSSU042,VCSSU043,VCSSU057)
Water and weather, and the world play a significant role in our lives. Watch this playlist to find out about the impact on the earth through hands-on scientific exploration and experimentation. (ACSSU096, VCSSU046, VCSSU06, VCSSU078, VCSSU099, VCSSU101)
Natural Disasters aren't fun to have around. Find out the science behind these geological and meteorological events and gain insights on what to do in tough situations through this selected playlist.
Australia is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability. Find out more about the effects of climate change and how it is impacting your life. ((ACHGK020,VCGGK110,VCGGK147)
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Over the past 200 years many species of plants and animals have become extinct. Find out all about management and conservation measures are taken to save others from a similar fate.
Bees are actually really important and do more than just buzzing around. This week let's celebrate World Bee Day to help raise awareness on why bees are important for our ecosystem. (ACSSU073)
From making backyards safe for koala visitors to learning the life cycle of the echidna, introduce your class to the wonderful world of some of Australia's most unique wildlife.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.

Vitamins and the supplement industry

Critique the "sense and nonsense" of the global $100 billion vitamin and supplement industry with Derek Muller in Vitamania. Then test your knowledge of importance of vitamins in our diets and the history of the business.

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