Science Space documentaries

The Universe Season 2

Science Presenter Erik Thomson 2008 Unrated

The Universe Season 2 is a series of educational science documentary films made in 2007.   The aim of the show is to answer popular scientific questions about the nature of the universe from the nature of black holes to solar systems, even the beginning of our reality. To explain the[...]

A Year in Space

Science Presenter Scott Kelly 2017 Unrated

The 2017 A Year in Space documentary follows American astronaut Scott Kelly on his year-long mission onboard the International Space Station (ISS).   One of the main objectives of Kelly's mission was to compare how living in space for such a long time affected his body in comparison t[...]

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed, a ten-part documentary presented by British Broadcaster and science historian James Burke exploring the effects of advances in science and technology from a philosophical aspect. The name of the documentary, which was first shown in 1985 comes from the idea that th[...]

The Universe

Science Presenter Erik Thompson 2007
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The Universe documentary featuring Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly explores many topics and questions about the universe.   This 2007 education series features interviews with leading experts in the fields of cosmology, astronomy and astrophysics who are asked questions rangin[...]

Horizon: Jupiter Revealed

Science Presenter Toby Jones 2018
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Horizon: Jupiter Revealed, a new 2018 science documentary narrated by Toby Jones examing new information we have learnt about the planet Jupiter.   Jupiter is by far the largest planet in the solar system and could easily fit every other body orbiting the sun inside of it. Comprising pred[...]

Size Matters with Hannah Fry

Science Presenter Hannah Fry 2018 Unrated

Size Matters with Hannah Fry: In this 2018 science documentary Hannah Fry looks at the grand order of size across the universe and why things are big and small.   The universe features unimaginably large objects like red giant stars, tiny objects like bacteria and things that fit somewher[...]

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a ground-breaking 13-part documentary series narrated by American Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson looking at many aspects of what we have learned about the very nature of reality.   The series is a direct follow up to the landmark documentary "Cos[...]

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage - Carl Sagan

Science Presenter Carl Sagan 1980
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Cosmos with Carl Sagan makes one think deeply about the very fundamentals of our universe. Carl is one of the most well-known scientists in the world because of his ability to popularise scientific subjects by giving them profound meaning, a skill he demonstrates extensively in this documentary seri[...]

The Sky at Night, Outback Astronomy

Science Presenter Chris Lintott 2018 Unrated

Author and professor of Astrophysics Chris Lintott investigates the exploration of the cosmic dawn being conducted in the heart of the Australian Outback in this short 2018 documentary as part of the series "The Sky at Night".

Horizon: How to Build a Time Machine

Science Presenter Mark Gatiss 2018
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The 2018 "How to Build a Time Machine" documentary looks at how close we have come to building a time machine.   For decades this has been the dream of many, inspired by the possibilities of moving backwards and forward in time that Einstein's theory of general relativity al[...]

The Flow of Time

The Flow of Time, a captivating documentary exploring the nature of time using Einstein's general theory of relativity as an anchor point.   The film discusses the implications of space-time, a reassuring idea that says everything that has existed still does on a fourth-dimensional ax[...]

The Science of Interstellar

ArtScience Presenter Matthew Mcconaughey 2014 Unrated

The Science of Interstellar: physicist Kip Thorne who worked on the Christopher Nolan movie "Interstellar" explains how the amazing visuals featured in the film are based on real science.   This documentary is a journey in wormholes, black holes, interstellar travel, and much mo[...]

NASA: Triumph and Tragedy

Science Presenter Alisdair Simpson 2009 Unrated

NASA: Triumph and Tragedy, a two-part documentary series hosted by Alisdair Simpson made in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first Moon landing.   The film features recent interviews with many of the most well known Apollo astronauts including Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong and[...]

Gravity and Me: The Force that Shapes our Lives

Gravity and Me The Force that Shapes our Lives: British professor Jim Al-Khalili explores the amazing science of gravity.   Gravity is one of the most mysterious forces in the universe. For while we constantly feel it throughout our lives trotting about Earth, we still cannot understand w[...]

Explore the universe with these space documentaries covering a number of topics.