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Michio Kaku: Time

2006 Unrated

Time: A four-part documentary series presented by American theoretical physicist and pioneer of string theory Michio Kaku.   Beginning with our everyday perception of time through our body clocks, Michio delves deeper and deeper into our understanding of this universal variable. He looks[...]

Gravity and Me: The Force that Shapes our Lives

2017 Unrated

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[...]

Nova Wonders

2018 Unrated

Nova Wonders, a new six-part documentary series hosted by scientists Talithia Williams, Rana El Kaliouby and André Fenton which looks into some of the most intriguing and yet to be answered questions in science.   The episodes cover many different disciplines in science including b[...]

Light and Dark

2013
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Light has been used to reveal almost everything we know about the universe because that is what enables us to see the cosmos.   In the 2-part 2013 documentary "Light and Dark", British professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates how we have used light to explore our universe, with a s[...]

PBS Space Time

2018
1

PBS Space Time is a free documentary series that takes us through our deepest understandings about the universe we live in. What is in the deepest areas of space away from us? Where will entropy take us? How did the physics of the universe allow for carbon-based life to exist?   These are[...]

Through the Wormhole

2010 Unrated

Through the Wormhole season one, a landmark 6-part science documentary hosted by actor Morgan Freeman, who of course needs no introduction. The film is split into six sections that cover fundamental questions any curious mind would have about the universe and the nature of reality:   Is T[...]

Black Hole Apocalypse

2018
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  Black Hole Apocalypse, a 2018 science documentary presented by American cosmologist Janna Levin about the most mysterious known objects in our Universe.   First described by Stephen Hawking in his famous publication "Occurrence of singularities in open universes" in 19[...]

How the Universe Works: The Quasar Enigma

2018
2

  How the Universe Works The Quasar Enigma investigates some of the most impressive objects in the universe: Quasars.   Quasars are very active and distant objects, in many cases, they are the size of our solar system and emit enormous amounts of energy. The brightness of the quas[...]

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking

2010
1

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking brings us fascinating new knowledge about our deadly, awe-inspiring universe which is a symphony of mathematic perfection.   1. The documentary begins with aliens, which is a subject that has been covered by dozens of documentaries. Not many featur[...]

Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds

2012 Unrated

  Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds is a four-part documentary which explores the true nature of spiritual experiences in the context of theoretical and proven science.   Part 1 - Akasha, an Ancient Indian word meaning sky, or space. Thousands of years ago people believed the sky was the[...]

Chariots of the Gods

1970 Unrated

The Chariots of the Gods documentary is based on a book by famous ancient astronaut theorist Erich Von Daniken.   Von Daniken's theories are well thought out and provide us with an alternative way of looking at monuments on Earth which could have been influenced by extra-terrestrials.[...]

What The Bleep Do We Know

2004 Unrated

  What The Bleep Do We Know is a 2004 documentary film by William Arntz which presents a different view of the universe than the one we usually recognize.   In a traditional sense, we look at the universe based purely on what we can see with our eyes. If you except that is all rea[...]

Waking Life

2001
1

  Waking Life is a 2002 docu-animation film discussing deep meanings concerning the universe, created by American director Richard Linklater (School of Rock, Boyhood).   Using real footage with actors which was then painstakingly rotoscoped from digital to a special animated effec[...]

The Secret Life of Chaos

2010 Unrated

  Chaos theory is a mathematical study of how a seemingly chaotic system can be dramatically affected by a very small change, somewhat like a domino effect with infinitely growing magnitude; a change with little weight can over time be amplified into something that controls the whole sy[...]

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 Principle (preview)

2014 Unrated

The Principle is a highly controversial 2014 documentary by Katheryne Thomas which claims to have found new evidence that the Earth is in fact the center of the universe. The two most famous people interviewed for The Principle are Lawrence M. Krauss and Michio Kaku both&nbs[...]

The Great Math Mystery

2015 Unrated

“The Great Math Mystery”, a NOVA production documentary examining why we have culminated a supposed almost complete mathematical understanding of the world in which we live. For thousands of years, human’s relied on the meaning of believing in God to answer questions[...]

Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Time

1991 Unrated

A Brief History of Time is, of course, based on Stephen Hawking’s seminal work. It attempts to explain almost everything from black holes to E=MC2. This is for anyone who wants to sound like the smartest guy or girl in the room – it’s a fantastic documentary that is based on one of[...]

The Beginning and End of the Universe

2016
2

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[...]

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