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Vital Signs, Episode 43, Pleasing the Senses
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presented by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Vital Signs, Episode 43 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
Teaching our kids about their senses is one of the first things we do as parents. It's how we take in the world around us -- how we figure out what we like, and what we don't. A lot of the things we don't like are instinctive: a light that's too bright, the smell of something rotten, the sound of a high-pitched al...
presented by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Vital Signs, Episode 43 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
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Genius By Stephen Hawking, Episode 5, What Are We?
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directed by Iain Riddick, fl. 2010-2015; presented by Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018; produced by Jane Sayers, Iain Riddick, fl. 2010-2015 and Johanna Gibbon, fl. 2002-2016, Bigger Bang, in Genius By Stephen Hawking, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 54 mins
In this episode of Genius by Stephen Hawking, discover what humans are and how life began as you watch three volunteers master a series of challenges set up by Stephen Hawking that take them all the way back to when life really began. Learn about Stanley Miller, Harold Urey, Atony van Leeuwenhoek, James Hutton, ev...
directed by Iain Riddick, fl. 2010-2015; presented by Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018; produced by Jane Sayers, Iain Riddick, fl. 2010-2015 and Johanna Gibbon, fl. 2002-2016, Bigger Bang, in Genius By Stephen Hawking, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 54 mins
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Horizon, Series 52, Episode 19, Hair Care Secrets
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directed by Alicky Sussman, fl. 2002 and Milla Harrison-Hansley, fl. 2001-2015; presented by Zoe Williams, 1980-, Laura Waters, fl. 2000, Dame Anne Glover, 1956- and Helen Czerski, 1978-; produced by Alicky Sussman, fl. 2002 and Milla Harrison-Hansley, fl. 2001-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 52, Episode 19 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 52 mins
The global hair care market is big business, with billions spent on shampoos and conditioners across the world each year. The major cosmetics companies are profit-driven, and they make some impressive claims about what’s in their bottles. But can these claims be substantiated? Horizon explores the science behind...
directed by Alicky Sussman, fl. 2002 and Milla Harrison-Hansley, fl. 2001-2015; presented by Zoe Williams, 1980-, Laura Waters, fl. 2000, Dame Anne Glover, 1956- and Helen Czerski, 1978-; produced by Alicky Sussman, fl. 2002 and Milla Harrison-Hansley, fl. 2001-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 52, Episode 19 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 52 mins
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NOVA, Season 43, Episode 18, Treasures of the Earth - Gems
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directed by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012; produced by Lin Sun, fl. 2016, Lin Zhang, fl. 2014 and Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 18 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
Their beauty has captivated us for millennia. Their cost can be extraordinary–some are even considered priceless. Precious gems like diamonds, rubies, emeralds, opal, and jade are the ultimate treasures of the earth, and each one is made from a specific–and often torturous–recipe of chemistry, pressure, and heat.
directed by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012; produced by Lin Sun, fl. 2016, Lin Zhang, fl. 2014 and Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 18 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 43, Episode 19, Treasures of the Earth - Metals
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directed by Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019; produced by Lin Sun, fl. 2016, Lin Zhang, fl. 2014 and Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 19 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
The enduring luster of gold, the conductivity of copper, the strength of steel—the special properties of metals have reshaped societies and defined eras; they have such an important role in human history that entire ages have been named after them. But what gives metals their astounding characteristics? From the...
directed by Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019; produced by Lin Sun, fl. 2016, Lin Zhang, fl. 2014 and Terri Randall, fl. 1997-2019, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 19 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 43, Episode 20, Treasures of the Earth - Power
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directed by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012; produced by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, Lin Sun, fl. 2016 and Lin Zhang, fl. 2014, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 20 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
Drill down to discover the treasures beneath our feet that power our world. Fossil fuels–coal, oil, and natural gas–powered the industrial revolution and allowed us to build a way of life that many cherish today. Personal cars, planes, lights, hot showers–all of these are gifts from our fossil fuels… but t...
directed by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012; produced by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, Lin Sun, fl. 2016 and Lin Zhang, fl. 2014, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 20 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
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Secret Science: Chemical And Biological Weapons
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directed by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998, Artlab Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 49 mins
A revelatory documentary about Porton Down – the world-leading military and scientific base that specializes in chemical and biological warfare and the fight against global terrorism. This top-secret British military unit was first established in World War One in response to the terrifying advance of chemical wa...
directed by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998, Artlab Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 49 mins
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The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements, Into the Atom
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directed by Muffie Meyer, fl. 1975 and Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015; produced by Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015, Moreno/Lyons Productions, in The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting PBS series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of - to identify, understand, and organize the basic building blocks of matter. Three episodes introduce viewers...
directed by Muffie Meyer, fl. 1975 and Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015; produced by Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015, Moreno/Lyons Productions, in The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
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The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements, Unruly Elements
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directed by Muffie Meyer, fl. 1975 and Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015; produced by Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015, Moreno/Lyons Productions, in The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 55 mins
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting PBS series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of - to identify, understand, and organize the basic building blocks of matter. Three episodes introduce viewers...
directed by Muffie Meyer, fl. 1975 and Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015; produced by Stephen Lyons, fl. 2015, Moreno/Lyons Productions, in The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 55 mins
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Secrets Of Our Nuclear Age
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directed by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998; presented by Jim Al-Khalili, 1962-; produced by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998, BBC Scotland and Artlab Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
Sellafield is the keystone of the UK's nuclear industry. Its story is the story of the nuclear age. Now, for the first time, Sellafield is opening its doors to television cameras. From the world's first commercial nuclear reactor, to the first reprocessing facility ever to recycle used fission material, this is a...
directed by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998; presented by Jim Al-Khalili, 1962-; produced by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998, BBC Scotland and Artlab Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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