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Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes
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Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes

Clip from Holes
Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. ...

Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. On the digging field, Stanley and Zero are bullied about their mutual agreement. Zero comes to Stanley's rescue during a fight. Warden Walker bans Stanley and Zero's reading lessons. Zero escapes and Warden Walker puts guards on all water sources. It becomes apparent digging holes for character is not the only reason.

Edward is deceived and labelled a villain
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Edward is deceived and labelled a villain

Kim's spoilt and insensitive boyfriend, Jim, convinces Kim and Edward to help him steal belongings from his parent's house. Under false pretences, Edward goes along with Jim's ...

Kim's spoilt and insensitive boyfriend, Jim, convinces Kim and Edward to help him steal belongings from his parent's house. Under false pretences, Edward goes along with Jim's plan. During the robbery, Edward gets locked inside, and Jim makes the others flee without him. Edward is arrested and takes the blame. Although the police psychologist gives Edward the all clear, remarking on his creativity and intellect, the community begins to ostracise him again.

From childhood to adolescence with autism
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From childhood to adolescence with autism

Clip from Australian Story
Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam's confidence grows
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Sam's confidence grows

Clip from Australian Story
A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

Sam delivers his speech
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Sam delivers his speech

Clip from Australian Story
Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story
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Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story

Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story
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Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story

Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Teenage brains
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Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding
The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

Nash develops an idea for his thesis
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Nash develops an idea for his thesis

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Australian pays Greek family friend's pension
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Australian pays Greek family friend's pension

Clip from The Project
James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in ...

James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in Greece's economic crisis.

Sylvia reveals truth to Truman
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Sylvia reveals truth to Truman

Clip from The Truman Show
Truman Burbank falls in love with Lauren when he meets her in the library. She is forced off the set after she reveals she is an actor named Sylvia and he is the unwitting ...

Truman Burbank falls in love with Lauren when he meets her in the library. She is forced off the set after she reveals she is an actor named Sylvia and he is the unwitting star of a TV show.

Bill humiliates family at restaurant
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Bill humiliates family at restaurant

Clip from Muriel's Wedding
Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

Scout learns the value of innocence
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Scout learns the value of innocence

Atticus and the sheriff discuss the morality of revealing Boo's actions as Scout learns the value of innocence.

Atticus and the sheriff discuss the morality of revealing Boo's actions as Scout learns the value of innocence.

Metabolism and how blood carries nutrients
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Metabolism and how blood carries nutrients

Using reallife examples and experiments, Michael Mosley illustrates how blood is responsible for carrying nutrients around the body.

Using reallife examples and experiments, Michael Mosley illustrates how blood is responsible for carrying nutrients around the body.

How blood transports oxygen
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How blood transports oxygen

Michael Mosley explains how the red blood cells carry oxygen around the circulatory system to power our muscles.

Michael Mosley explains how the red blood cells carry oxygen around the circulatory system to power our muscles.

Controlled burning in national park
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Controlled burning in national park

National park ranger Melinda Wilson takes Ernie Dingo on a controlled burn in UluruKata Tjuta National Park with members of the Anangu people from Mutitjulu.

National park ranger Melinda Wilson takes Ernie Dingo on a controlled burn in UluruKata Tjuta National Park with members of the Anangu people from Mutitjulu.

The auction of Bianca
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The auction of Bianca

Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial ...

Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial position can be verified.

The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio
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The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio

Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

Nash becomes increasingly paranoid
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Nash becomes increasingly paranoid

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
Nash hallucinates being chased and shot at by Soviet agents, as his behaviour becomes more erratic and thoughts more paranoid.

Nash hallucinates being chased and shot at by Soviet agents, as his behaviour becomes more erratic and thoughts more paranoid.

The irrational face of race hate
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The irrational face of race hate

Clip from The Sapphires
Amid an attack on a US army base, Kay's medical help is rejected by an injured and racist soldier. (Coarse language.)

Amid an attack on a US army base, Kay's medical help is rejected by an injured and racist soldier. (Coarse language.)

The Sapphires are welcomed home
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The Sapphires are welcomed home

Clip from The Sapphires
The girls return home, Kay is welcomed in Yorta Yorta ceremony and Dave is teased about his impending assimilation.

The girls return home, Kay is welcomed in Yorta Yorta ceremony and Dave is teased about his impending assimilation.

Coranderrk Aboriginal reserve
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Coranderrk Aboriginal reserve

Clip from First Australians
In 1863 a small group of Wurundjeri, Taungurong and Bunurong found a settlement at Coranderrk, approved by Victorian government, after being dispossessed of their traditional ...

In 1863 a small group of Wurundjeri, Taungurong and Bunurong found a settlement at Coranderrk, approved by Victorian government, after being dispossessed of their traditional lands. They must convert to Christianity and a European way of life.

The Black Line and resettlement
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The Black Line and resettlement

Clip from First Australians
In 1830 a 300kmlong line of colonists sets out to trap Aboriginal people in one corner of the island, but fails. George Augustus Robinson negotiates with 300 mainland ...

In 1830 a 300kmlong line of colonists sets out to trap Aboriginal people in one corner of the island, but fails. George Augustus Robinson negotiates with 300 mainland Indigenous Tasmanians to relocate them to Flinders Island.

Land grab crosses Blue Mountains
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Land grab crosses Blue Mountains

Clip from First Australians
In 1822 Governor Thomas Brisbane offers land grants beyond the Blue Mountains to British settlers, dispossessing Wiradjuri people of their territory.

In 1822 Governor Thomas Brisbane offers land grants beyond the Blue Mountains to British settlers, dispossessing Wiradjuri people of their territory.

Thy husband is thy lord'
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Thy husband is thy lord'

Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between ...

Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between men and women in the play.

Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide
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Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide

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.

The Eureka Rebellion in 1854
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The Eureka Rebellion in 1854

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach
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Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Eugenics and the removal of children
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Eugenics and the removal of children

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Molly, Daisy and Gracie are removed from home in Jigalong and protector AO Neville explains eugenics to white women.

Molly, Daisy and Gracie are removed from home in Jigalong and protector AO Neville explains eugenics to white women.

Brighton bathing boxes
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Brighton bathing boxes

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver goes for a swim at Brighton and meets two of the owners of the colourful bathing boxes.

Neil Oliver goes for a swim at Brighton and meets two of the owners of the colourful bathing boxes.

Restoring rock art at Freshwater Cove
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Restoring rock art at Freshwater Cove

Clip from Coast Australia
Donny Woolagoodja interprets the Aboriginal rock art at Raft Point for Neil Oliver, and demonstrates how he restores the images of Wandjina spirits.

Donny Woolagoodja interprets the Aboriginal rock art at Raft Point for Neil Oliver, and demonstrates how he restores the images of Wandjina spirits.

Great Barrier Reef with Google Street View
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Great Barrier Reef with Google Street View

Clip from Coast Australia
Emma Johnston meets the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team, who are filming the Great Barrier Reef as a baseline record for monitoring climate change, with Google Street View.

Emma Johnston meets the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team, who are filming the Great Barrier Reef as a baseline record for monitoring climate change, with Google Street View.

Sea level a risk to Manhattan
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Sea level a risk to Manhattan

Clip from Horizons
Architect Stephen Cassell outlines the risk to New York City of rising sea levels and storm surges, and proposes a solution in the form of wetlands.

Architect Stephen Cassell outlines the risk to New York City of rising sea levels and storm surges, and proposes a solution in the form of wetlands.

Stories behind Wiradjuri artist's paintings
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Stories behind Wiradjuri artist's paintings

Clip from Art + Soul
Filmmaker Hetti Perkins meets Aboriginal artist Harry Wedge in Cowra and discusses some of his artworks, and the nightmares and memories behind them.

Filmmaker Hetti Perkins meets Aboriginal artist Harry Wedge in Cowra and discusses some of his artworks, and the nightmares and memories behind them.

Archaeologist examines Viking bones
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Archaeologist examines Viking bones

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Viking enthusiasts move boat on land
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Viking enthusiasts move boat on land

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000
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Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000

Clip from Creative Minds
Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Optics and the camera obscura
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Optics and the camera obscura

Jim AlKhalili blocks out light coming into a room to create a camera obscura and produce an image on a screen.

Jim AlKhalili blocks out light coming into a room to create a camera obscura and produce an image on a screen.

Light and colour in a rainbow
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Light and colour in a rainbow

Clip from Sleek Geeks
Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Simpson reveal why different colours are revealed in a rainbow, demonstrating how raindrops act as a prism.

Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Simpson reveal why different colours are revealed in a rainbow, demonstrating how raindrops act as a prism.

Simplicity is king in tech
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Simplicity is king in tech

When computer gaming was first introduced, it flopped. It was all too complicated. One man realised that keeping it simple was the key to hitting the big time.

When computer gaming was first introduced, it flopped. It was all too complicated. One man realised that keeping it simple was the key to hitting the big time.

How tsunamis are formed and are detected
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How tsunamis are formed and are detected

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Evaluating evidence of a murder
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Evaluating evidence of a murder

Clip from Rear Window
Jeff and Lisa debate whether there was any real evidence of a murder having taken place across the courtyard.

Jeff and Lisa debate whether there was any real evidence of a murder having taken place across the courtyard.

Spying on 'modern' marriage
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Spying on 'modern' marriage

Clip from Rear Window
After spying on his neighbours Jim considers the risks of marriage to his bachelor lifestyle and looks fondly upon newlyweds.

After spying on his neighbours Jim considers the risks of marriage to his bachelor lifestyle and looks fondly upon newlyweds.

Digitally adding gills to a boy
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Digitally adding gills to a boy

Clip from The Shot
Teach students the basic concepts of advertising.

Teach students the basic concepts of advertising.

Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias
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Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias

Clip from Arrows Of Desire
A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Roman glassmaking
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Roman glassmaking

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.

Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.

Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral
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Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral

Clip from Artscape
Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Indigenous youth crime in Townsville
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Indigenous youth crime in Townsville

Clip from Living Black
Larteasha Griffen reports on the causes of Indigenous youth crime in Townsville, what authorities are trying to do to solve the broader problems, and how those strategies fit ...

Larteasha Griffen reports on the causes of Indigenous youth crime in Townsville, what authorities are trying to do to solve the broader problems, and how those strategies fit into the Justice Reinvestment Campaign.

Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain
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Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages ...

Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages in Wales.

Ancient Chinese numbers
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Ancient Chinese numbers

Clip from The Story Of Maths
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.

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.

Cantor and an infinity of infinities
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Cantor and an infinity of infinities

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.

Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.

Using drones to spot fires
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Using drones to spot fires

Clip from Click
The Santa Barbara Fire Department reveals how drones and thermal imaging cameras could be used to identify where bushfires are most at risk of breaking out.

The Santa Barbara Fire Department reveals how drones and thermal imaging cameras could be used to identify where bushfires are most at risk of breaking out.

Antarctic snowfall linked to Australian drought
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Antarctic snowfall linked to Australian drought

Clip from Catalyst
Antarctic ice cores reveal climate patterns that help climate scientists understand both the Southern Annular Mode and droughts in southwestern Australia, Mark Horstman reports.

Antarctic ice cores reveal climate patterns that help climate scientists understand both the Southern Annular Mode and droughts in southwestern Australia, Mark Horstman reports.

Students compete in 'funding' debate
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Students compete in 'funding' debate

Clip from Up For Debate
Qatar and Bangladesh face off in the first round of the World School Debating Championships, as they debate the provision of government funding for faithbased initiatives.

Qatar and Bangladesh face off in the first round of the World School Debating Championships, as they debate the provision of government funding for faithbased initiatives.

Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate
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Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate

Clip from Living Black
Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Coral bleaching and blooming
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Coral bleaching and blooming

Karl Stefanovic provides a basic description of the conditions that lead to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, and footage of coral blooming in spring shows the reef ...

Karl Stefanovic provides a basic description of the conditions that lead to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, and footage of coral blooming in spring shows the reef regenerating.

Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point
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Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms
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Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Making beef stew
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Making beef stew

Brigitte Hafner shows Matt how to make a delicious beef stew.

Brigitte Hafner shows Matt how to make a delicious beef stew.

Would you stop racism if you saw it happening?
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Would you stop racism if you saw it happening?

Many Australians claim they would stand up to racism, but is this true This experiment shows what happens when racism happens in public.

Many Australians claim they would stand up to racism, but is this true This experiment shows what happens when racism happens in public.

Australia is a target for ice smugglers
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Australia is a target for ice smugglers

Clip from Ice Wars
Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Jacquie Lambie and her son Dylan
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Jacquie Lambie and her son Dylan

Clip from Ice Wars
Explores the conflict and struggle between Jacquie Lambie and her son after he became addicted to ice.

Explores the conflict and struggle between Jacquie Lambie and her son after he became addicted to ice.

Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque
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Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis visits Iran's Shah Mosque, where he discusses how a new method of tile production time sped up construction of the building.

Sam Willis visits Iran's Shah Mosque, where he discusses how a new method of tile production time sped up construction of the building.

The ruins of Persepolis
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The ruins of Persepolis

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis visits the ancient city of Persepolis, capital of the Persian Empire, and studies the art that reveals the extent of the empire.

Sam Willis visits the ancient city of Persepolis, capital of the Persian Empire, and studies the art that reveals the extent of the empire.

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