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Genius – Galileo

Genius – Galileo

| May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Genius – Galileo” is a documentary telling the story of one of the most influential scientists – Galileo Galilei. Galileo Galilei  (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and a philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope, important astronomical observations and support for Copernicanism. Galileo has been called the “father of modern observational […]

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How the Universe Works

How the Universe Works

| April 20, 2012 | 3 Comments

Today let’ check out this new DVD called “How the Universe Works” with Mike Rowe. “How The Universe Works” tells the story how the cosmos was  built and shaped by the laws of physics and how it actually works. From the beginning of time, stars, galaxies, planets, solar systems have been working individually and together […]

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The Planets

The Planets

| April 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

This time let’s check a little older documentary by the BBC team called “The Planets”. As you might guess from the title it’s all about the planets of the solar system and how they were explored. But don’t worry that’s not all to it, the eight part series also give you insight in the  modern […]

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Wonders of the Universe

Wonders of the Universe

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

A couple of days ago I wrote a review of an amazing documentary Wonders of the Solar System hosted by Brian Cox so to wrap things up let’s take a look at the Wonders of the Universe. The first thing that catches attention is the title, which sounds very promising, yet one might wonder how […]

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Wonders of the Solar System

Wonders of the Solar System

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

We already had a look at the Wonders of the Universe (the book) by Brian Cox so why not check out another great work, this time a documentary, called “Wonders of the Solar System”. It’s an award winning science series co-produced by BBC & The Science Channel and, as you might guess from the title, […]

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NOVA: Einstein’s Big Idea

NOVA: Einstein’s Big Idea

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently we checked out a number of books and documentaries about various Einstein’s discoveries so I think it’s only appropriate to take a closer look at this fun documentary called “Einstein’s Big Idea”. Like many documentaries by the NOVA team this one tries to dramatize Einstein’s journey to one of the greatest discoveries in physics. And to […]

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The Fabric of the Cosmos

The Fabric of the Cosmos

| March 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Fabric of the Cosmos,” a four-hour series based on the book by a famous physicist, author and a string theorist Brian Greene, who takes us on a journey to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time, and the universe. With each step, […]

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Curiosity

Curiosity

| March 15, 2012 | 3 Comments

“Curiosity” is a unique show that focuses on a variety scientific and philosophical questions, such as whether there is a God, whether we could we fight off an alien invasion or why sex is pleasurable. The appeal of the show comes from the fact that it can please a wide and audience by delivering useful […]

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