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Project Nim

   2011    Science
The film tells the tale of Nim Chimpsky, a chimpanzee who was the subject of a landmark experiment to see if an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. This study was the brainchild of Dr. Herbert Terrace, a Columbia University behavioral psychologist who hoped to teach Nim enough language that he could eventually express what he was thinking and feeling. This would refute Noam Chomsky's thesis that language is inherent only in humans, hence his moniker, a direct pun on the famous linguists' name. The doc was a smash when it played at Sundance with this entirely different incredible but true story
The Story of Science
The Story of Science

   2010    History
Earthflight
Earthflight

   2012    Nature
Bible's Buried Secrets
Bible's Buried Secrets

   2011    Culture
Human Universe
Human Universe

   2014    History
Queen Live at Wembley Stadium
Queen Live at Wembley Stadium

   1986    Art
The Universe
The Universe

   2010    Science
Shine a Light
Shine a Light

   2008    Art
Human universe
Human universe

   2014    Technology