Space

Apollo 17: The Last Men on the Moon

On the 25th of May 1961, President John F. Kennedy of the United States of America committed the resources of his nation and launched project Apollo, the greatest technological undertaking in the history of mankind. This was the race to space, an effort to beat the Russians and the enthusiasm was absolutely tremendous. People were glued to their televisions it was a transformative event in huma

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Naked Science: Deadliest Planets

In the future humanity may leave the Earth behind and search for a new home in space, but where exactly? Our solar system is a dangerous place. There are fiery volcanic worlds, planets with 1400 mile an hour winds, clouds of deadly acid and temperatures hot enough to melt lead. Among these violent worlds, are there planets where we could one day live? We are on a voyage to find out, to explore

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Aliens: Are We Alone?

Aliens: Are We Alone?

If you look up at the nights sky you will see billions of stars, you can't help but wonder that surely somewhere in that vastness other life must exist. Now scientists are closer than ever to finding the answer thanks to Kepler Space Telescope. Kepler is the most powerful planet hunter ever built and it is making astonishing discoveries. The sheer number of plants that are out there has taken t

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Is Anybody Out There?

Is Anybody Out There?

On August 15th 1977 a strange signal from the constellation Sagittarius was received by the Big Ear radio telescope. The signal known as the 'Wow!' signal reached an intensity up to 30 times higher than the usual signals detected and it had a duration of 72 seconds. Its name comes form the side note which was written at the moment it was discovered by astronomer Jerry R. Ehman. Ehman was a coll

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Mystery of The Sun

Mystery of The Sun

It's an alien landscape where magnetic tornados twist upward tens of thousands of miles, home to mysterious dark spots each large enough to engulf the Earth ebb and flow. It is a place of violent eruptions that shoot tones of charged particles into space at speeds of over two million mile per hour. This is not some strange world on the other side of the galaxy, this is our Sun a yellow dwarf st

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Living in a Parallel Universe

The notion of living in a parallel universe is one of the strangest ideas in all of science, it emerged by complete accident from bizarre experiments and at first scientists resisted their findings but it wasn't until a maverick in the field would force them to take it seriously. The idea is that we are living in a bubble and you are just one of an infinite number versions of yourself, there co

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The Earth is Not Alone

The Earth is Not Alone

The Earth is not alone, in the last few years scientists have found that are planet is just one of billions out there in the Milky Way galaxy and thanks to the help of the Kepler Telescope is has become quite clear that there may very well be more planets than there are stars. Scientists are now scouring these planets for evidence of atmospheres, liquid water and life itself. Using scientific m

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The Amazing World of Gravity

A fascinating hour long special that delves into the strange world of gravity, brought to you from the award-winning team that created the likes of Shock and Awe and Order and Disorder. Throughout the hour we gain some unexpected historical insights, witness cutting-edge science and exciting new experiments. Like the other films mentioned above, The Amazing World of Gravity is hosted by the bri

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MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX

By now most of you should be familiar with billionaire Elon Musk and his space company SpaceX. Well this film takes us on an exclusive tour of their latest project, the Falcon Heavy launch. Through never before seen footage and interviews with Elon himself and several leading engineers we gain an unprecedented glimpse into one of the world's most revolutionary companies. MARS: Inside SpaceX sho

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