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The Ultimate Richard Feynman Collection

The Ultimate Richard Feynman Collection

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicists who is widely considered as one of the greatest physicists of the 20th century. He is mostly known for his work on the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics and the theory of quantum electrodynamics. Besides his well known work in physics, Feynman worked on the development of the first atomic bomb […]

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The Darkest Secrets of Isaac Newton

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since I’ve already written a short article about Isaac Newton’s occult studies, I was pleasantly surprised to find a decent quality documentary about it. “Newton’s Dark Secrets” is a very good documentary by Nova, which skips all of the conspiracy theories and other fake stuff that you could often find in similar documentaries. Not only […]

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The Story of 1

The Story of 1

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Among science documentaries, the ones about physics and technology seem to be dominating the screen these days. That’s why it’s always nice to see something a little different, for instance documentary about maths. So today let’s take a look at one of the earlier works including mathematician and a popular writer Marcus du Sautoy as […]

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Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything

Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything

| May 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stephen Hawking is a theoretical physicist who worked for 30 years as a Lucasian professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge. His research focused mostly on theoretical cosmology, especially black holes. Besides that Stephen Hawking has become widely known for his popular science books like “The Grand Design” and TV projects like “The Brave […]

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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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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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Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage is a thirteen-part television series written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan and Steve Soter, with Sagan as presenter. It covered a wide range of scientific themes, including the origin of life and our place in the universe. Ever since 1978 when Cosmos was produced it became famous for groundbreaking special effects and memorable soundtracks (including music by […]

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