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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.

It Was Fifty Years Ago Today
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

   2017    Art
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
Evolution
Evolution

   2004    Science
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece

   2013    History
One Strange Rock
One Strange Rock

   2018    Nature
Rome
Rome

      History
Space Deepest Secrets
Space Deepest Secrets

   2019    Science