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Space Junk

   2012    Technology    3D
As of 5 July 2016, the United States Strategic Command tracked a total of 17,852 artificial objects in orbit about the Earth, including 1,419 operational satellites. Take a look at the mounting threat of debris in Earth's atmosphere, the potential dangers of such 'junk' and what can possibly be done to avoid a crisis. The film is a visually explosive journey of discovery that weighs the solutions aimed at restoring our planet's orbits.

The Trouble with Space Junk

   2015    Technology
In 2014, the International Space Station had to move three times to avoid lethal chunks of space debris and there is an increasing problem of satellites mysteriously breaking down. With first-hand accounts from astronauts and experts, know the scale of the problem of space junk. Our planet is surrounded by hundreds of millions of pieces of junk moving at 17,000 miles per hour. Now the US government is investing a billion dollars to track them, and companies around the world are developing ways to clear up their mess - from robot arms to nets and harpoons. Learn the science behind the hit film Gravity and discovers the reality is far more worrying than the Hollywood fiction.

Chemistry
Chemistry

   2010    Science
The Climate Wars
The Climate Wars

      Nature
The Gene Code
The Gene Code

   2011    Science
Black Hole Apocalypse
Black Hole Apocalypse

   2018    Science
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Space Deepest Secrets
Space Deepest Secrets

   2019    Science
Senna
Senna

   2010    Culture