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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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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 | 1 Comment

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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The Great Inca Rebellion

History | 10 Jun, 2013 | 8 Comments

Nova presents a unique view of the downfall of the Inca people. Using CSI-type forensics, archaeologists dig into the Inca's past, revealing new information about their battles (and eventual extinction) with the Spanish. Looking into a mass grave, scientists find what may be the first gunshot wounds of North American, and learn that the 'swift conquest'[...]

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The Great Global Warming Swindle

Nature, Political, Science | 21 Nov, 2012 | 754 Comments

The Great Global Warming Swindle is a contentious documentary film which implies that the threat of global warning is pushed upon us by scientists who are influenced by funding and political factors. The filmmaker talks to scientists and other experts on weather and atmospheric science who dispute the claim that global warming is a scam. Watch for[...]

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Darwin’s Struggle: The Evolution of the Origin of Species

Science | 19 Nov, 2012 | 2 Comments

This documentary tells the little-known story of how Darwin came to write his great masterpiece, The Origin of Species, a book that explains the wonderful diversity of the natural world, as derived from the death and the struggle of life. In the twenty years he developed a bright idea into a revolutionary book, Darwin was through[...]

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In Pot We Trust

Drugs | 18 Nov, 2012 | No Comments

‘In Pot We Trust’ documents the suffering of four chronically ill patients whose reliance on the illegal drug as a pain killer is in danger due to federal anti-narcotic legislation. This film includes interviews of reform organizations, prohibitionist groups, politicians, drug war critics, scientists, and even celebrities, who openly voice their opinions on the subject matter. The[...]

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The Ape That Took Over The World

Science | 16 Nov, 2012 | 13 Comments

In 2001, scientists announced a startling discovery: the oldest skull of a human ancestor ever found. The fossil of three million and a half old, was very complete, and finding fossils unlike any before. Their discovery - by a team led by Meave Leakey of the famous Leakey fossil-hunting family - has revolutionized our understanding[...]

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Predators in Your Backyard

Science | 15 Nov, 2012 | No Comments

Around the world scientists are releasing the predators, murderers nature's ultimate, close to where people live. In Florida, a new population of panthers, feared as ambush predators, have been released near the bustling city of Naples. In the Italian Alps, the bears have been reintroduced after being virtually extinct, and now seek to enter homes in the[...]

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Extreme Universe

Science | 04 Nov, 2012 | 35 Comments

Ever wondered what would happen if you were absorbed by a black hole? Or, if wormholes could make time travel a reality? And life could survive on Earth a meteor as big as the one that took the dinosaurs? Now you can find in this captivating series. Join experts as the most amazing unravel the mysteries of[...]

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Through the Wormhole: Does Time Exist?

Science | 03 Nov, 2012 | 2 Comments

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 perceive time is certainly no illusion. But is it really there, or is something we've invented? At the beginning of human history, we decided to[...]

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Why Do Viruses Kill?

Science | 01 Nov, 2012 | 13 Comments

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 warnings have not materialized. If this last pandemic has taught[...]

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The Real Eve

Science | 21 Oct, 2012 | 46 Comments

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 these facts, some scientists are mastering the mitochondrial DNA to try and trace the origins from the human race. Using this method, scientists have mapped people to[...]

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