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Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet
Where to Invade Next
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
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Out Of Shadows
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Carlos Ghosn: The Last Flight
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Fathom is a visual and aural wonder of a documentary that follows researchers working to finally decode the communication of humpback whales. Dr. Ellen Garland and Dr. Michelle Fournet embark on parallel journeys on opposite sides of the world, as they seek to better understand whale culture and communication. The film uniquely reveals a deep commitment and reverence to the scientific process and the universal human need to seek answers about the world around us.
From hypothesis to groundbreaking experiences in the field, 'Fathom' showcases the passion, curiosity, collaboration, perseverance and work it takes for leading scientists to make scientific discoveries.
Secrets of the Star Disk
An ancient bronze disk adorned with gold may contain the oldest images of the cosmos ever discovered; using new research and the latest tech, experts investigate if this artefact could be the work of a prehistoric astrologer. Is it just a decorative disc or is there some hidden meaning?
A strange 11,000-year-old deer skull can have links to a British Atlantis.
Curse of the Piltdown Man
The archaeological world is fooled for nearly half a century when an ape-like skull that's claimed as solid evidence for Darwin's theory of human evolution is proven fake. Using new research, experts investigate and uncover the identity of the forger.
Locked away in a store room at London Science Museum is a genuine 19th century miracle machine, a 180-year-old mechanical engine that solves complex mathematical equations, more than 100 years before the first electronic computer.
King Tut Glass Scarab
The jeweled-encrusted pectoral of King Tut is a hieroglyphic artefact of stunning craftsmanship and one of the greatest treasures of the pharaohs. Was this ancient glass scarab in Tutankhamun's tomb created by forces from beyond our world? Using new research and the latest tech, experts confront the ancient mystery of its flawless glass scarab.
Is a 4,000 year old clay tablet the original instruction manual for Noah's ark? And how can a bizarre red moon rock contain signs of life?
Playing with Sharks
The film captures de life of Valerie Taylor, a living legend and true pioneer in both underwater filmmaking and shark research. Valerie work has became the basis for much of what we know about sharks today.
Through remarkable underwater archival footage, along with interviews with Valerie herself, 'Playing with Sharks' follows this daring ocean explorer's trajectory from champion spear fisher to passionate shark protector.
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