Science

The word science is derived from Latin “scientia” meaning knowledge. There are two distinctive definitions of science. The older of the two states that science is a body of knowledge itself, of the type that can be rationally explained and reliably applied.

The contemporary definition is that it is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. A practitioner of science is known as a scientist.

From the classical antiquity and medieval science providing foundations for scientific method to the present day, science has been linked to a broad specter of branches until it became an all encompassing term with the definition given above.

The ever growing evolution of science in general has produced various branches or fields of expertise. The two major categories are natural and social science. The category of formal science is reserved for mathematics because it has certain elements of both natural and social categories but does not fit in either.

The documentaries and video materials complied in this category are concerned with all scientific matters, from the philosophy of science to the fringe and junk science.

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Ape to Man
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It has long been considered the most pressing issue of our history: Where did humans come from? Although life has existed for millions of years, only in the past century and a half...

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Alien Planet
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Imagine a world like ours, only 6.5 light years away – but filled with life forms unlike anything found on Earth. Take a simulated trip in the near future, where astronomers and ...

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World Trade Center
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Before 9/11, this is the last documentary about The World Trade Center, which was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City that were brought down to the groun...

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Wonders of the Universe
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Professor Brian Cox reveals how fundamental scientific principles and laws to explain not only the history of the universe, but the story of us all.Destiny. Having explored the won...

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Why We Believe in Gods: Andy Thomson (Lecture)
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This great lecture summarizes scientific research that explains why humans have an inclination to create divinity.It is not a defense of atheism, but rather shows what science says...

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Why Do We Talk?
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Talking is something that is unique to humans, however, remains a mystery.Why are we talking? meet scientists are beginning to discover the secrets of the word – as a father who ...

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Why Do Viruses Kill?
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The world was in fear of a new emerging disease threatening to kill millions.A new variant of H1N1 had arrived. In the UK, 65,000 deaths were predicted. However, to date, these war...

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What Is Reality?
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There is a strange and mysterious world around us, a world largely hidden from our senses.The search to explain the true nature of reality is a scientific detective stories.The tra...

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Why Are We Here?
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In this short documentary, Dawkins takes a look at purpose of human existence and makes the important question – Why are we here?Noting that religious stories of human purpose fa...

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Who Says Science has Nothing to Say About Morality?
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In his new book The Moral Landscape, neurologist and philosopher Sam Harris challenges the widespread view that science has nothing to say about moral issues and that religion is t...

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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions
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Prepare for takeoff with this stunning high-definition six-part series that tells the story in an epic effort from NASA. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the space agency, to ...

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What We Still Don’t Know?
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The Universe is still a place of mystery and wonder. As a cosmologist, I am thrilled that we can make some progress in combating what they seem very basic questions.These programs ...

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What Makes a Genius?
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Could have come with the theory of relativity of Einstein? If not – why not? This is what Marcus du Sautoy, a mathematics professor, wants to explore.Marcus admits that he is not...

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Welcome to Mars
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We have sent robots to Mars. The most notable one was named Spirit and touched down on January 3rd 2004. The robot was only suppose to last for a few months. However Spirit trekked...

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Weirdest Planets
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Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, spotted the super dense planet using the HAT Net global network of automated telescopes...

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Web 3.0
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This is a short story about the Semantic Web. It is widely believed by many internet experts that Web 3.0 – the next generation of the Web might be enabled to extract meaning out...

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Universe: The Cosmology Quest
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Most of us are intrigued by the questions to do with the origin and evolution of the universe. Where do we come? Where do we go?These are fundamental questions. But nobody knows th...

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Uncertain Principles
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In short, the states of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle that it is impossible to know both the exact position and exact speed of an object at the same time. However, the effec...

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Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires
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The personal computer or home computer rose in the beginning of the 1970s with the Altair 8800, Apple II and VisiCalc.This documentary, divided into three parts, records this rise ...

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Time Travel Documentary
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This documentary challenges all scientific theories to explore the possibility of time travel. The figures, numbers, timescales, speeds, quantities and sizes are simply staggering ...

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Time
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In this series of four programs, pioneer Michio Kaku String theory continues an extraordinary exploration of the world in search of time.Discover the meaning of the passage of time...

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Through The Wormhole: Is there a Sixth Sense?
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Sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch are the tools most of us rely on perceiving the world. However, some people say it also can perceive things beyond the reach of conventional ...

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Through The Wormhole: Is There A Creator?
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It is perhaps the biggest, most controversial mystery in the cosmos. Is our universe just came into being by chance, or was created by a God who nourishes and sustains all life?The...

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Through the Wormhole: How Does the Universe Work?
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With the help of massive machines called particle accelerators, scientists studied the subatomic realm and made discoveries about the forces that operate at that level. But the sea...

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Through the Wormhole: Does Time Exist?
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When you’re having fun, time flies. Waiting in a traffic jam, not really. His birthday was last month, and your mortgage payment is due within a few days.The fact that we perceiv...

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The Virtual Revolution
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In this documentary Dr Aleks Krotoski looks at how 20 years after the invention of the World Wide Web, every aspect of our lives is being influenced.The web’s biggest names – i...

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The Universe: Beyond The Big Bang
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A documentary that explores how humanity came to understand the universe and its origins in the Big Bang.Since the first people who looked at the sky and wondered about the nature ...

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The Shape of Life
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This relatively obscure series (2002) is a real find. 7 one-hour episodes tell the story of all sea invertebrates (sponges, anemones, worms, mollusks, arthropods, jellyfish, starfi...

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The Secret You
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With the help of a scientist who wields a hammer, Jennifer Aniston and general anesthesia, Professor Marcus du Sautoy is in search of answers to one of the greatest mysteries of sc...

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The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock
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Why are more likely to have a heart attack at eight in the morning or crash your car on the highway at two in the afternoon?You can take your medicine at the right time of day real...

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The Secret Life of Chaos
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Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, accidents and economic science has gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden from the chaos, that...

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The Search for Adam
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Could it be that all descendants of Adam? And if Adam existed, who he was, where she lived and what he looked like?Join leading geneticist and National Geographic Explorer-In-Resid...

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The Real Eve
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Mitochondrial DNA will be passed from mothers to children, both male along with female, with no changes and mutates at a predictable rate, since the origin of the people.Using thes...

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The Purpose of Purpose: Richard Dawkins (Lecture)
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Professor Dawkins titled his talk as the purpose of purpose and began with an anecdote from Peter Atkins asked about a real family, but what about the questions why? And Atkins ans...

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The Periodic Table of Videos
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The Periodic Table of Videos is a collaboration between the University of Nottingham Chemistry journalist Brady Haran and video. At first it made videos on the 118 items.Graphic ch...

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The Moon, the Tides and Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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The moon, the tides and Neil deGrasse Tyson why Colbert is God is the real title of this interview.Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of the Hayden Planetarium in New Y...

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The Machine That Made Us
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Stephen Fry scrutinizes the story behind the making of the first media entrepreneur, Johann Gutenberg, who is also the inventor of the Printing press, in this documentary titled Th...

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The Link: Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestors
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Ida know, the little missing link that is created in Germany a great welcome the media and probably will continue to make waves among those who study human origins. In this documen...

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The iPod Revolution
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‘The iPod Revolution’ gives a succinct yet all encompassing snapshot of how Apple was infused with a new life in the hands of the legendary Steve Jobs and took the world by sto...

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The Human Spark
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In the caves and rock shelters of the Dordogne region of France, witness the spectacular Alan Alda paintings and sculptures dating from 30,000 years ago, works of art that archaeol...

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The Human Face
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The human face is a part of the BBC 4 series examining the science behind facial beauty, expression and fame in an entertaining way. John Cleese, actor, comedian, visiting professo...

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The Great Robot Race
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The twenty-three vehicles for strange line at the exit gate of the DARPA Grand Challenge with one thing in common: no one behind the wheel s. Sponsored by the Pentagon’s research...

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The Four-Winged Dinosaur
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In 2002, the discovery of a beautiful and bizarre fossil astonished scientists and reignited the debate over the origin of flight. With four wings and superbly preserved feathers, ...

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The Elegant Universe
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“Adapted from a provocative book by Brian Greene, this film very exciting – which originally aired on PBS NOVA in three parts – the attempts to explain the controversial stri...

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The Diva Mummy
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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...

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The Day I Died
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This documentary offers an in-depth case studies of near-death experiences as a dramatic true (verifiably accurate) out of body experience, more recent studies, and interpretations...

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The Computer Programme
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This documentary, made in the year 1982, tries to fill the gap of skepticism among people and endeavors to bring them closer to the emerging micro computers by demonstrating how th...

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The Changing Ape
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In the burning heart of Senegal, at a place called Fongoli, a chimpanzee holding a momentous act.Strips a branch of its leaves, bites the tip at one point and the tool jams in a ho...

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The Brain: Our Universe Within
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Forty years ago, the American anthropologist Dr. Ralph Selecki explored the caves of Shanidar, where he discovered an old man’s image that profoundly changed the way we saw our a...

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The Big Bang
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Professor Jim Al Khalili delves into over 50 years of archive BBC science to tell the story behind the appearance of one of the great theories of modern science, the Big Bang.The r...

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