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What Darwin Didnt Know

   2009    Science
Documentary which tells the story of the theory of evolution by natural selection which is now scientific orthodoxy, but when it was unveiled it caused a storm of controversy. Many people criticised it for being short on evidence and long on assertion and Darwin, being the honest scientist that he was, agreed with them. He entrusted future generations to complete his work and prove the essential truth of his vision. Evolutionary biologist Professor Armand Marie Leroi argues that, with the new science of evolutionary developmental biology (evo devo), it may be possible to take that theory to a new level - to do more than explain what has evolved in the past, and start to predict what might evolve in the future.

Orthodoxy From Empire to Empire

   2011    Culture
In the third part of his journey into the history of Christianity, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch charts Orthodoxy's extraordinary fight for survival. After its glory days in the eastern Roman Empire, it stood right in the path of Muslim expansion, suffered betrayal by crusading Catholics, was seized by the Russian tsars and faced near-extinction under Soviet communism. MacCulloch visits the greatest collection of early icons in the Sinai desert, a surviving relic of the iconoclastic crisis in Istanbul and Ivan the Terrible's cathedral in Moscow to discover the secret of Orthodoxy's endurance.
Series: A History of Christianity

The Crime of the Century
The Crime of the Century

   2021    Medicine
The Beatles: Get Back
The Beatles: Get Back

   2021    Art
Inner Worlds Outer Worlds
Inner Worlds Outer Worlds

   2012    Culture
Inside the Medieval Mind
Inside the Medieval Mind

   2008    History
Wonders Of The Universe
Wonders Of The Universe

   2011    Science
The Art Mysteries
The Art Mysteries

   2020    Art
Planet Earth II
Planet Earth II

   2016    Nature
The Green Planet
The Green Planet

   2022    Nature