Brian Cox Documentaries
Can We Make a Star on Earth?
British professor Brian Cox asks the question; Can We Make a Star on Earth? Even if we could why would we want to? As we know the sun is the hottest and most violent place in our solar system. The sun is essentially a giant fusion reactor which produces an enormous amount of e[...]
The 21st Century Race for Space
The 21st Century Race for Space: It's an exciting time for space exploration, for not only do we have governmental organisations such as NASA stepping into the cosmic ocean, but independent space companies are popping up everywhere with fresh new ideas. The most notable of which being Space X th[...]
Forces of Nature with Brian Cox: Somewhere in Spacetime
Somewhere in Spacetime Episode 2, a 2016 Brian Cox documentary as part of the series Forces Of Nature. In this film Brian explains the Earths amazing 66,000km/h journey around the Sun and where it puts us in space-time. We are traveling and rotating at an astonishing speed, yet b[...]
Forces of Nature with Brian Cox: The Universe in a Snowflake
Forces of Nature with Brian Cox episode 1. The Universe in a Snowflake, the first documentary in a series that looks closely at the world around us to reveal its true construct. The shapes in the nature that surrounds us are produced by fundamental rules which govern the universe and when investigat[...]
Horizon: 40 Years on the Moon
Horizons guide to the Moon documentary. Some would argue that the 1960’s and 70’s were when the greatest achievements by humanity are bestowed because of the space race. Sure, we have Voyaged much further out into the solar system using robots but what seems to constitute a mon[...]
Science Britannica - Clear Blue Skies
Part three and the last episode of Science Britannica presented by professor Brian Cox who has been taking us on a 350 year year journey through British science and innovation. Science in Britain has often been the beholder of discoveries that where made by complete chance or by simply ask[...]
Science Britannica - Method and Madness
The second episode in the documentary series Science Britannica presented by Brian Cox. In this film Brian comes face to face with the British visionaries who laid the foundations for modern science, from code breakers to the people who defined the fundamental laws of physics which we take for[...]
Science Britannica - Frankensteins Monsters
Science Britannica is a documentary series which looks through more than 350 years of British Science. In This, the first episode we look into the dark side of Science and the destructive forces that it can bring which have both allowed for the beginning of the modern world but could also,[...]
Human Universe - What is our Future?
It has been more than 200,000 years since humans like us (homo-sapiens that is) had emerged from the Rift Valley of East Africa. Since then we have lived as a civilization working together to think and create a better, more advanced knowledge of the world around us. Now humans are located[...]
Human Universe - Place in Space and Time (preview)
The fourth episode of the documentary series Human Universe by Brian Cox. In this episode we explore our knowledge about our place in space and time. It has only been in recent times, perhaps the last couple of hundred years that we knew we are on a ball of rock, the third outpost in a solar system[...]
Human Universe - Are We Alone?
Episode number three of the Human Universe presented by Brian Cox which explores a fundamental question that all humans have. In this documentary we debate whether we are alone in the universe or not, the answer to which no matter what it is, is a pretty frightening prospect. [...]
Human Universe - Why Are We Here?
The second documentary in the series Human universe presented by Brian Cox. In this episode we look into a seemingly fundamental yet unanswerable question: Why are we here? To understand this we have to look at the incredible number of complex chance events which have put us here today on planet Ear[...]
Human Universe - Apeman Spaceman
In this documentary professor Brian Cox presents the first out of five episodes of the hit series “Human Universe”. “Apeman Spaceman” is a look into how the fine tuning and almost infinitesimally small chances of time and space made us who we are today, from us even existing[...]
Star on Earth
The stats of our own sun at the center of the solar system are simply astonishing. You could fit a million Earths inside of it. It contains 99.86% of the entire mass of the solar system which means it has a mass of around 330,000 times that of earth. Earth seems massive from our perspectiv[...]
What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity?
From the swamps of Louisiana to the deserts of Arizona Brian Cox is looking for what the big problem with Gravity is. What is that problem? Well none of it really makes any sense in the grand scheme of things. Sure for the solar system it would seem that gravity is one of the major reasons why all o[...]
Do you know what time it is?
Time seems simple on face value but if you were to actually to describe time then you would quickly realise that it is pretty strange. In this documentary Brian Cox explores the origins of the human perception of time and what time really is; much stranger than it first seems.
Wonders of the universe - Aliens
Many of us want to know if there are aliens out there. Using mathematical principals it has been calculated that there are almost certainly aliens out there, somewhere in the cosmos, unfortunately we lack any real, tangible evidence yet. However there are a number of on-going projects with the[...]
Wonders of the universe - Dead or Alive
The Earth is the only place that we know of to support life in the traditional Carbon, water reliant form. For you to be viewing this documentary now there has been an amazing array of chance events which lead to the earth being formed in the way it has. Everything from being located in the God[...]
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A collection of Brian Cox documentaries.