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What Darwin Didn't Know

What Darwin Didn't Know

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

Honoring the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's revolutionary, Origin of Species, this BBC special confirms how the advance of science has exonerated Darwin's theory of evolution.

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Darwin: The Life and Legacy

Darwin: The Life and Legacy

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

Part one this BBC portrait of Charles Darwin focuses on his early life and influences tracing his maturation as a naturalist from his birth in Shrewsbury, England to the publication of his key work the Origin of Species. Part two of this BBC portrait of Charles Darwin focuses on the legacy of his theories on evolution and the implications of his writings.

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The Man From Earth

The Man From Earth

Director: Richard Schenkman
Year: 2007

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he is an immortal who has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

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Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Director: David F. Oyster
Year: 1980

Get ready for a fascinating and comprehensive experience of Carl Sagan's signature masterpiece. This monumental cosmic journey is a blend of science, education and entertainment, exploring everything from life-building cells to the Big Bang. Boxed set.

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El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Director: Gereon Wetzel
Year: 2011

For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. An elegant, detailed study of food as avant-garde art, EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS is a tasty peek at some of the world's most innovative and exciting cooking; as Adria himself puts it, "the more bewilderment, the better!"

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The Revisionaries

The Revisionaries

Director: Scott Thurman
Year: 2012

The theory of evolution and a re-write of US history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential board of education. THE REVISIONARIES follows the rise and fall of some of the most controversial figures in American education through some of their most tumultuous intellectual battles.

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Seeds Of Time

Seeds Of Time

Director: Sandy McLeod
Year: 2014

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation inspired rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are already affecting farmers globally. But Fowler's journey, and our own, is just beginning: From Rome to Russia and, finally, a remote island under the Arctic Circle, Fowler's passionate and personal journey may hold the key to saving the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds.

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The Messenger

The Messenger

Director: Su Rynard
Year: 2015

For thousands of years, songbirds were regarded by mankind as messengers from the gods. Today, these creatures have woven inextricably into the fabric of our environment and are vanishing at an alarming rate.

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What Time Is It?

What Time Is It?

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

CERN physicist Professor Brian Cox (and author of E=mc2) unlocks the secrets of time in this entertaining and informative program.

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Pandora's Promise

Pandora's Promise

Director:
Year: 2013

The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong? PANDORA'S PROMISE asks whether the one technology we fear most could save our planet from a climate catastrophe, while providing the energy needed to lift billions of people in the developing world out of poverty.

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