Critiquing Big Bang cosmology
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Critiquing Big Bang cosmology

Clip from Most Of Our Universe Is Missing

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Mike Disney offers a critique of the standard model of Big Bang cosmology.

Mike Disney offers a critique of the standard model of Big Bang cosmology.

Exoplanets and the Kepler Space Telescope
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Exoplanets and the Kepler Space Telescope

Clip from Alien Planet Earths

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The Kepler telescope could lead to perhaps the greatest scientific discovery in history - another hospitable planet within reach of humans.

The Kepler telescope could lead to perhaps the greatest scientific discovery in history - another hospitable planet within reach of humans.

Einstein, Bohr, Bell and knowing reality
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Einstein, Bohr, Bell and knowing reality

Clip from The Secrets Of Quantum Physics

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A card game shows how John Bell settled Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr's debate over whether reality was knowable.

A card game shows how John Bell settled Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr's debate over whether reality was knowable.

Quarks and the photoelectric effect
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Quarks and the photoelectric effect

Clip from The Secrets Of Quantum Physics

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Physicist Jim Al-Khalili describes how Albert Einstein identified quarks as a solution to the photoelectric effect.

Physicist Jim Al-Khalili describes how Albert Einstein identified quarks as a solution to the photoelectric effect.

The pioneers of dark matter
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The pioneers of dark matter

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Jeremiah Ostriker, Jim Peebles and Vera Rubin discuss their early work on dark matter's role in the universe.

Jeremiah Ostriker, Jim Peebles and Vera Rubin discuss their early work on dark matter's role in the universe.

Theory of Relativity made easy
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Theory of Relativity made easy

Clip from Who's Afraid Of A Big Black Hole?

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Space, time, gravity - Einstein's Theory of Relativity was the first to link them all. But what is his theory about?

Space, time, gravity - Einstein's Theory of Relativity was the first to link them all. But what is his theory about?

Our star system neighbours illustrated
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Our star system neighbours illustrated

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe

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Computer graphics illustrate the vast distances between solar systems, including Alpha Centauri's three stars, Epsilon Eridani, Gliese 581 and Algol, and the planet Bellerophon.

Computer graphics illustrate the vast distances between solar systems, including Alpha Centauri's three stars, Epsilon Eridani, Gliese 581 and Algol, and the planet Bellerophon.

Hypernova explosion illustrated
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Hypernova explosion illustrated

Clip from Journey to the Edge of the Universe

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Computer graphics depict the death of a star in the form of a hypernova on the way to becoming a black hole, as the narrator asks if anyone else would ever notice the death of ...

Computer graphics depict the death of a star in the form of a hypernova on the way to becoming a black hole, as the narrator asks if anyone else would ever notice the death of our own star.

Uranus' Miranda moon
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Uranus' Miranda moon

Clip from Voyage To The Planets

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Scientists discuss the discovery of Uranus' moon, the half finished Miranda, and describe some if its unique characteristics.

Scientists discuss the discovery of Uranus' moon, the half finished Miranda, and describe some if its unique characteristics.

Saturn's moon Enceladus
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Saturn's moon Enceladus

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth

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The Cassini space probe studies one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, revealing a white surface with crevasses and ice erupting from tiger stripes, unlike anything seen before.

The Cassini space probe studies one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, revealing a white surface with crevasses and ice erupting from tiger stripes, unlike anything seen before.

Jupiter's moon Io
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Jupiter's moon Io

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth

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Voyager reveals active volcanoes on Io, one of Jupiter's 60 moons, leading scientists to envisage what walking on the moon's surface would be like.

Voyager reveals active volcanoes on Io, one of Jupiter's 60 moons, leading scientists to envisage what walking on the moon's surface would be like.

Bending light
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Bending light

Clip from Science in a Golden Age

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Jim AlKhalili discusses the law of refraction originally developed by Ibn Sahl, but often attributed to Willebrord Snellius.

Jim AlKhalili discusses the law of refraction originally developed by Ibn Sahl, but often attributed to Willebrord Snellius.

Objects can be two places at once
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Objects can be two places at once

Clip from How Long Is A Piece Of String?

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Becky Parker and Johnny Hudson demonstrate how atoms can be in two places at once.

Becky Parker and Johnny Hudson demonstrate how atoms can be in two places at once.

Laser used to measure length of string
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Laser used to measure length of string

Clip from How Long Is A Piece Of String?

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Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Schrodinger's cat thought experiment
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Schrodinger's cat thought experiment

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Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Saturn's moon Titan
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Saturn's moon Titan

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth

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The Cassini probe images revealed lakes on Saturn's moon, Titan, and scientists try to reproduce the detected elements to understand if life could exist in liquids other than ...

The Cassini probe images revealed lakes on Saturn's moon, Titan, and scientists try to reproduce the detected elements to understand if life could exist in liquids other than water.

How black holes are like waterfalls
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How black holes are like waterfalls

Clip from Who's Afraid Of A Big Black Hole?

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Physicist Max Tegmark uses a waterfall analogy to explain how black holes work, how the event horizon is the point of no return, and what it would be like to go through one.

Physicist Max Tegmark uses a waterfall analogy to explain how black holes work, how the event horizon is the point of no return, and what it would be like to go through one.

Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation
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Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

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Brian Cox demonstrates the use of Isaac Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation to calculate the reentry of the Soyuz spaceship and landing in Kazakhstan.

Brian Cox demonstrates the use of Isaac Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation to calculate the reentry of the Soyuz spaceship and landing in Kazakhstan.