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When East Meets West

   2007    Art
Andrew Graham-Dixon examines early Christian art and the reasons for its evolution during the Renaissance. He also reveals just how far modern artists have been influenced by the pre-perspective view of the world.
Series: Art of Eternity

Archimedes Secret

       History
This is the story of a book that could have changed the history of the World. To the untrained eye, it is nothing more than a small and unassuming Byzantine prayer book. For faintly visible beneath the prayers on its pages are other, unique, writings - words that have been lost for nearly two thousand years. The text is the only record of work by one of the world's greatest minds - the ancient Greek, Archimedes - a mathematical genius centuries ahead of his time. Hidden for a millennium in a middle eastern library, it has been written over, broken up, painted on, cut up and re-glued. But in the nick of time scientists have saved the precious, fragile document, and for the first time it is revealing just how revolutionary Archimedes' ideas were. If it had been available to scholars during the Renaissance, we might have reached the Moon over a hundred years ago.

Myths and Heroes
Myths and Heroes

   2005    History
Senna
Senna

   2010    Culture
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
The Beatles: Get Back
The Beatles: Get Back

   2021    Art
Galapagos with David Attenborough
Galapagos with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

   2018    History
Alien Worlds
Alien Worlds

   2020    Science
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

   2014    Science