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The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Presented by veteran BBC historian and science reporter James Burke, this series explores the history of perception of the Universe and man’s place in it throughout the ages. The gift box set of 5 DVDs includes 10 programs, which discuss the evolution of science and human understanding of the universe starting in the ancient Greece  and ending with Darwin’s works and modern […]

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The Story of Math

The Story of Math

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the world of science documentaries the subject of mathematics, let’s be honest, is an underdog. There aren’t that many documentaries, but the quality of them, more often than not, is quite good. “The Story of Math” is not an exception. It’s another interesting documentary hosted by Marcus du Sautoy. So let’s check it out. […]

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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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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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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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Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman

Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the best science documentaries these days, Through the Wormhole, has started its 2nd season recently. So let’s check out the upcoming episodes to see what the 2nd season is all about. The 2nd season will feature 10 episodes, which is 2 more than in the 1st season. The episodes will cover a variety […]

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The Elegant Universe Mini-Series

The Elegant Universe Mini-Series

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Elegant Universe is a three-hour physics mini series featuring the bestselling author and one of the leading experts in string theory – Brian Greene. And as you might have already guessed Elegant Universe mostly focuses on this exotic theory of mysterious strings. Brian Greene, who is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, […]

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