big bang Documentaries

The Universe

2007
1

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[...]

History of the World in 2 Hours

2011 Unrated

  The Big Bang Theory is an effort to explain what happened at the very beginning of our universe. The theory is that our universe sprang into existence as singularity around 13.7 billion years ago. The history of humans or the dinosaurs is insignificant within this timescale, even the Earth[...]

The Beginning and End of the Universe

2016
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Respected quantum physicist Jim Al-Khalili presents a two-part documentary series about the start and the demise of our universe titled “The Beginning and End of the Universe”. We know that the universe is expanding, this was first observed by Edwin Hubble who actually saw it acceleratin[...]

Voyage of Time (preview)

2016
1

Voyage of Time is a new 2016 science documentary narrated by Hollywood actors Brad Pitt & Cate Blanchett examining the story of the Universe. The film which will be presented in IMAX technology is the culmination of four years work by director Terrence Malick (November 30, 1943) who is the[...]

Everything and Nothing

2011
5

Everything and Nothing, a two part documentary series presented by professor Jim Al-Khalili. In the first episode we explore the question what is everything? Many people understand the universe as being “everything” but what actually is it and how have how we have come to our understandi[...]

Through The Wormhole: What is Nothing?

2012
1

Through the Worm Hole Season 3 episode 5 what is nothing? In this documentary Morgan Freeman explores the concept of nothing. We all have some picture of what nothing is but are these ideas really true? To find out we have to look into the newly discovered science of quantum mechanics, a strang[...]

How the Universe Works: What Caused the Big Bang?

2010
3

This documentary looks into what caused the big bang which if we turn back the cosmic clock we would see happened around 13.8 billion years ago. The big bang describes the state of the universe only a couple of femtosecond’s after time started which is a time so close to the beginning of time[...]

Lost Horizons The Big Bang

2008
1

In this documentary Jim Al Khalili takes us back through 50 years of BBC archive footage to document the history of two competing theories for the beginning of the Universe. However only one of the theories said that the universe “started”; the big bang theory, the name of[...]

Aftershock: The Hunt for Gravitational Waves

2014
1

Update: Gravitational waves have now been unequivocally confirmed! Onwards and upwards!   The big bang theory describes the universe that we live in a matter of seconds after the “bang”. Despite its name the big bang theory tells us nothing about the bang itself, which is wher[...]

Through The Wormhole - What Happened Before the Beginning?

2010
1

Morgan Freeman presents through Through The Wormhole Season 1 Episode 4 What Happened Before the Beginning? This documentary asks the question, which we have all thought about before: What happened before the big bang?

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