energy Documentaries

Big, Bigger, Biggest: Three Gorges Dam

2006
1

A documentary about the worlds most powerful dam in the world, the Three Gorges Dam. Built over nearly 10 years of solid work in china between 1994 and 2013 this mega structure is one of the most challenging feats of engineering ever perused. Located on the Yangtze which is the longest river in Asia[...]

No Impact Man: The Documentary

2009
4

  No Impact Man, A Documentary film from 2009 that tells the story of author Colin Beavan, who went completely "green," in order to send a message about saving the planet by giving up virtually all the pleasures of modern day living -- transportation, gas-power,[...]

Horizon the Mystery of Dark Energy

2016
2

The Mystery of Dark Energy: Science is faced with one its toughest questions ever and the answer could revolutionise the way we understand our Universe and physics on its most fundamental level. Currently we have little if any understanding of Dark energy, the effects of which were discovered in 199[...]

Dancing in the Dark: The End of Physics?

2015
1

Scientists still do not know what the universe is really made of. Its true that we only fully understand how atoms work which from our point of view seems like a massive part of the universe since they are the building blocks of stars, planets and us, however the reality is that atoms only make up a[...]

Order and Disorder- Episode 2

2012
5

Episode 2 in the two part documentary series Order and Disorder presented by Jim Al-Khalili. We are surrounded by both order and disorder. The universe is constantly falling into a disorderly state and this has been happening since the big bang when universally, molecules were in a much more or[...]

Order and Disorder- Episode 1

2012
3

Episode 1 in the two part documentary series Order and Disorder presented by Jim Al-Khalili. Energy is vital to us all, it powers our cars built the monumental cities that dominate the landscape and has provided us with homes which protect us. You only have to see the images from the international s[...]

The Light Bulb Conspiracy

2010
1

The Light Bulb Conspiracy documentary starts in 1928 when a number of businessmen decided that when the products they are selling are made to last a long time it is detrimental to their businesses. Ever since the 1920’s the Obsolescence of products has increased massively.[...]

Trinity and Beyond

1995
9

Trinity and beyond takes us on one of the most possibly folish endevours that humanity has ever encountered. In this documentary we see the preparations for the Trinity event through to the first thermonuclear detonation within which the first fusion reaction that took place using a fission det[...]

Star on Earth

2008
2

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[...]

The Universe: Dark Matter

2008
1

Did you know that we can only see around 4% of the universe? Since the observable universe spans a distance of more than 93 billion light years it really does make you wonder where the other 96% is. This documentary helps to spread light on this cunning question which is being worked on by scie[...]

Britains Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield

2015
2

On a remote North west coast of England, lies one of the most secretive and controversial nucleur plants in the world, Sellafield. For decades its has been shrowded in conspiracy and secrecy, but for the first time in its history, they have allowed cameras into its grounds. Nucleur Ph[...]

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future

2010 Unrated

A thought provoking documentary which explores the impact of our increasing use of nuclear energy. It looks into the argument from a different perspective which will make you think about how safe the radioactive waste from such energy production is as it takes 1000's of years to become safe agai[...]

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