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Economist Video, The World In 2021: Five Stories To Watch Out For, Part 1
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produced by The Economist, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 3 mins
The World in 2021 will start to look beyond covid-19: to the launch of an asteroid-smashing space probe, the next step in the fight against climate change and China’s supremacy at the box office. Here are five stories to watch out for.
produced by The Economist, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 3 mins
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Horizon, Season 56, Episode 6, Hubble: The Wonders of Space Revealed
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directed by David Briggs, fl. 2010; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 56, Episode 6 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2020), 51 mins
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of its launch, this film tells the remarkable story of how Hubble revealed the awe and wonder of our universe and how a team of daring astronauts risked their lives to keep it working.
directed by David Briggs, fl. 2010; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 56, Episode 6 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2020), 51 mins
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American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part 3, Magnificent Desolation
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directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
Magnificent Desolation, which covers 1969-1970, takes Americans to the moon and back. The final episode also considers what happens to scientific and engineering programs - and to a country - after national goals have been achieved.
directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
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American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part Two, Earthrise
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directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
Earthrise covers 1964-1968, four heady, dangerous years in the history of the space race, focusing on the events surrounding the Apollo 1 and Apollo 8 missions.
directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
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Battle of the Exoplanets
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directed by George Harris, fl. 2007; produced by George Harris, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 57 mins
The Trappist-1 stellar system lies 4 light years beyond our sun. It’s home to seven Earth-like planets, and one of them could harbour life. Visionary pioneers across the globe are using data to extrapolate entire worlds, but what progress has been made on the search for life on another planet in the universe.
directed by George Harris, fl. 2007; produced by George Harris, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 57 mins
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Daily Watch, Mars: When Will Humans Get There?
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 3 mins
Sending astronauts to Mars is a daunting prospect. But this will not deter NASA and private companies from trying to put humans on the red planet.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 3 mins
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Daily Watch, The Hunt For Oceans In Space
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 3 mins
Scientists believe there are oceans buried under thick crusts of ice on the moons of Saturn and Jupiter. Sampling them would raise hope of life beyond Earth
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 3 mins
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Daily Watch, Who Owns the Moon?
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 8 mins
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 8 mins
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Einstein and Hawking - Masters of Our Universe, Episode 2
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directed by Michael Lachmann; produced by Steve Crabtree, fl. 1999, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Einstein and Hawking - Masters of Our Universe (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 57 mins
Documentary on British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking; his childhood, education, marriage, family life, and his work on the Big Bang and black holes.
directed by Michael Lachmann; produced by Steve Crabtree, fl. 1999, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Einstein and Hawking - Masters of Our Universe (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 57 mins
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Moon Landing, Episode 1
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produced by Laura Nash, fl. 2009 and Billie Shepherd, fl. 2015, 72 Films, in Moon Landing (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 48 mins
The first of six short daily mission updates from the astronauts and Mission Control, as part of Channel 4's real-time live stream of Apollo 11's mission to the moon.
produced by Laura Nash, fl. 2009 and Billie Shepherd, fl. 2015, 72 Films, in Moon Landing (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 48 mins
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