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Mars: The Red Planet

Science | 11 Nov, 2013 | 1 Comment

If humans were going to visit another planet in our solar system, the first possible planet would be Mars. Its deserts are similar to earth's, with dunes and mountains full of iron oxides. Though its atmostphere isn't friendly to humans, it does have potential similarities to earth, like the possibility of underground oceans and ancient[...]

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Do we Really Need the Moon?

Science | 28 Oct, 2013 | 2 Comments

What if the moon we know never existed? What if it suddenly disappeared from our skies? What would happen to the earth? It controls the tides, the rythem of the seasons and the stability of our planet, so why would happen if it just wasn't there? Using computer graphics, scientists explain the problems and situations that would[...]

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The Universe – It Fell From Space

Science | 15 Oct, 2013 | No Comments

Every day there are things from space hurtling towards earth. Some burn up in our atmosphere, others crash into our planet, some just miss us by mere kilometers. It Fell From Space shows us what can hit earth, from tiny meteors to pieces as big as Mount[...]

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Inside the Milky Way

Science | 11 Sep, 2013 | 1 Comment

Inside the Milky Way takes us thousands of light years into the heart of the largest clusters of galaxies that we can see. It explores the history of the Milky Way, hunt for black holes, see how stars are born and die and lets us see the galaxy from a different perpsective. Great graphics, 3D visuals[...]

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The Science Channel’s Top 10 Discoveries

Science | 20 Aug, 2013 | 3 Comments

Hosted by famed scientist Bill Nye, this short documentary outlines the top 10 discoveries of Science. Made to be fun and entertaining, with 'historical flashbacks' and semi-decent graphics, this documentary will at least give you insight into some of the most iconic discoveries in science, including Alexander Fleming's discovery of Penicillin, Issac Newton's Laws of Motion[...]

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Finding Life Beyond Earth, Are We Alone?

Science | 12 Aug, 2013 | 2 Comments

What if in the distant realms of our galaxy there is a planet similar to ours where life can exist? Using the latest technology and telescopes, scientists are exploring the outer reaches of our solar system, searching for life, and reexamining how they perceive life on other planets. This documentary shows us the sights and sounds[...]

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Secrets of the Sun

Science | 23 Jul, 2013 | No Comments

Shooting hot plasma at almost 1 million miles per hour, and containing 99 percent of all matter within our solar system, our Sun is an amazing thing. Its core temperature is a brilliant 27 million degrees Fahrenheit, and it is ever-moving. Secrets of the Sun explores the sun using new spacecraft and advanced, Earth-based telescopes, allowing[...]

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The Diva Mummy

History, Science | 26 Jun, 2013 | 3 Comments

Most people think of Egypt when they talk about mummies, but many are surprised that what is seen as the best preserved mummy in the world came from China! Han aristocrat named Lady Dai is known as the 'Diva Mummy', and 2000 years after her death is still leading scientists into new discoveries about ancient life[...]

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National Geographic: Down to the Earth’s Core

Environmental, Science | 24 Jun, 2013 | 40 Comments

Learn about what is going on under your feet as National Geographic plunges into Earth's depths to reveal the history of our world and what is below us. This documentary includes info on how the earth was formed, what major changes have happened since the dinosaurs and how the world is changing[...]

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Biology of Dads

Science | 21 May, 2013 | 1 Comment

Child psychologist Laverne Antrobus goes on a journey to discover why dads are so important. Through a series of revolutionary experiments, she discovers how changes in a man's hormones during his partner's pregnancy actually serve to boost his nurturing instincts. Laverne's final investigation is perhaps most intriguing of all: can a father's relationship with his[...]

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Light Darkness and Colours

Science | 07 Apr, 2013 | 1 Comment

Utilizing Goethe's Theory of Colours (Zur Farbenlehre) as as starting point, Light Darkness and Colours undertakes an entrancing journey through the universe of colours. In 1704, Sir Isaac Newton produced *Light and Refraction*, his investigation of the interactions between daylight and prisms. Newton was, as an exceptional researcher, intent on accomplishing objectivity, which denoted meant[...]

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Evacuate Earth – Full National Geographic Documentary

Science | 25 Feb, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Earth is doomed. How do we evacuate the entire population of mankind? What challenges lie ahead? Were can we go to & how long does it take to get there? How will we survive? Who will we trust to keep us alive?   This documentary looks at the technology needed to evacuate earth and how current[...]

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In Its Image

Science | 11 Feb, 2013 | 1 Comment

In the mid 70s, Steve Thaler began toying with rudimentary artificial neural networks. Soon after, he began to experiment with colonies of neural networks that launched into brainstorming sessions with one another to produce the equivalent of stream of consciousness and contemplation. As he observed these neural architectures developing attitudes about themselves, he began to wonder if all of the sublime[...]

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LFTR in 5 Minutes – THORIUM REMIX 2011 – An energy solution

Science | 26 Jan, 2013 | 2 Comments

Thorium is readily available & can be turned into energy without generating transuranic wastes. Thorium's capacity as nuclear fuel was discovered during WW II, but ignored because it was unsuitable for making bombs. A liquid-fluoride thorium reactor (LFTR) is the optimal approach for harvesting energy from Thorium, and has the potential to solve today's energy/climate[...]

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