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National Geographic – Extreme Universe – Collision Course

Witness some of the most violent impacts in the universe, and meet the people protecting us from the fallout of these cosmic...

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Extreme Universe: Space Storms

Witness the relentless power of Earth’s worst weather, before traveling the universe to find the 17,500kmh winds and methane storms of...

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Modern Marvels – Aluminium

You can tear it with two fingers; you can build space ships with it. In this DVD get all the fascinating info about this endlessly versatile material. •For over a decade, MODERN MARVELS has brought grand stories to life. •The ultimate celebration and investigation of engineering excellence. •From the tip of the Washington Monument to the six-pack in your fridge, aluminum is everywhere! Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination brought to life on a grand scale, MODERN MARVELS® tells the fascinating stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who created everyday items,...

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The Story of Science: Can We Have Unlimited Power?

We are the most power-hungry generation that has ever lived. This film tells the story of how that power has been harnessed – from wind, steam and from inside the atom. In the early years the drive for new sources of power was led by practical men who wanted to make money. Their inventions and ideas created fortunes and changed the course of history, but it took centuries for science to catch up, to explain what power is, rather than simply what it does. This search revealed fundamental laws of nature which apply across the universe, including the most famous equation in all of science,...

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The Story of Science – How Did We Get Here?

The question of our human origins is one of the most controversial science has wrestled with. This is the story of how scientists came to explain the beauty and diversity of life on earth, and reveal how its evolution is connected to the long and violent history of our planet. Featuring ocean adventurers, eccentric French aristocrats, mountain climbers, a secret Victorian publisher with 12 fingers, a ridiculed German meteorologist, and only a brief hint of Charles...

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National Geographic – Extreme Universe – Star Gates

Throughout history, humans have been fascinated by the stars. Discover how astronomy played a crucial role in early...

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The Brain Story

Why do we think and feel as we do? For years man has sought to understand the workings of the mind. Now, with advances in modern-day technology and developments in neuroscience, a whole new world of brain research is opening up. Understanding our minds is becoming a reality. Guided by top neuroscientist Susan Greenfield, Brain Story attempts to answer the question “What is my mind and who am I?” We talk to philosophers, clinicians, neurosurgeons and their patients to discover quite what a finely balanced and complex machine the brain is. All in the Mind. Susan Greenfield explains...

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Dark Fellowships: Nazi Cult, The Vril

Uncover the truth surrounding one of the most renowned and feared organisations in the world, the Vril Society. This compelling one-off explores conspiracy theories, retraces historical events, investigates internal agendas and uncovers macabre rituals. Profiling prominent and often famous members, alleged to include many of the Nazi Party elite, including Hermann Göring, Heinrich Himmler, and even Adolf Hitler, the program reveals information that the most clandestine of secret societies want to remain secret. Legend has it that the original members of the society believed they could...

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King: Dreamer

Tom Brokaw narrates this documentary on Martin Luther King Jr. For some of us, it’s hard to believe that Dr. King was assassinated 40 years ago this month at the age of 39. Dr. King knew he would die young – before he reached his 40th birthday. He knew in his heart he would be assassinated. The documentary includes interviews with and comments from Bill Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Harry Belafonte, Andrew Young, Bono, Martin Luther King III, and more. King had an enormous impact with his efforts of non-violent protests and received the Nobel Pease Prize in 1964, the youngest recipient to...

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