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Series: The Planets

 

Giants

   2000    Science
Be prepared to fight your way past all kinds of computer animation. Somehow Patrick Moore's The Sky at Night manages to convey just as much excitement with little more than a couple of diagrams and the presenter's hyperactive enthusiasm. The series cover the history of the solar system and humanity's age-old desire to learn its secrets. Far beyond the inner planets of rock and iron lie the gas giants. Discover the most distant and alien worlds in our Solar System and the moment of genius that allowed scientists to explore them.

Moon

   2000    Science
The little known story of our quest to understand the origins of the Moon. Neil Armstrong's "giant leap for mankind" began a scientific journey of discovery that lead to one of the most startling conclusions in the history of astronomy. The Moon was born from Earth.

Terra Firma

   2000    Science
Do other worlds tremble and heave with geological life? On Mars, we found a volcano to dwarf Mount Everest. On the moons of the giants our understanding of volcanoes was changed forever.

Star

   2000    Science
Travel to heart of the Sun, our star, a cauldron of superheated gases that writhe and contort along immense magnetic field lines. Discover how even life itself is forged in the heart of stars. We are made of stardust.

Walking with Cavemen
Walking with Cavemen

   2003    History
Prehistoric America
Prehistoric America

   2003    Nature
The Universe
The Universe

   2010    Science
Inside the Medieval Mind
Inside the Medieval Mind

   2008    History
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art
Himalaya with Michael Palin
Himalaya with Michael Palin

   2004    Culture
Everything and Nothing
Everything and Nothing

   2011    Science
Wonders of Life
Wonders of Life

   2013    Science