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Periodically an ocean current brings death to the Galapagos Islands. Climatic phenomena such as 'El Niño' warm waters of the Pacific coast and causes a dreadful mortality among animal species.  But Galapagos does not die. The arrival of 'El Niño' is only part of its ancient cycle of death and resurrection. A reminder of its origins and a repeat infinitely smaller scale of how life colonized these islands to turn them into a paradise on earth.

Places,Geology,Genetics,Zoology,History

Genesis - Final Point

Periodically an ocean current brings death to the Galapagos Islands. Climatic phenomena such as 'El Niño' warm waters of the Pacific coast and causes a dreadful mortality among animal species. But Galapagos does not die. The arrival of 'El Niño' is only part of its ancient cycle of death and resurrection. A reminder of its origins and a repeat infinitely smaller scale of how life colonized these islands to turn them into a paradise on earth.
November 30, 2013 - [ 1 part ]
Human mutation has always been fascinating, but beyond the spectacle is science. Research is uncovering how mutation works and how mutants may benefit future medicine. They may even be the key to finding cures for life-threatening diseases.

Life,Genetics,Science,Zoology,Medicine

Mutation - The Science of Survival

Human mutation has always been fascinating, but beyond the spectacle is science. Research is uncovering how mutation works and how mutants may benefit future medicine. They may even be the key to finding cures for life-threatening diseases.
November 23, 2013 - [ 1 part ]


Life,Zoology,Genetics

Evolution - What Darwin Never Knew

November 16, 2013 - [ 1 part ]
We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate.  The stakes are high for us and our children. Everyone should take part in the effort, and HOME has been conceived to take a message of mobilization out to every human being.  For this purpose, HOME needs to be free. A patron, the PPR Group, made this possible. EuropaCorp, the distributor, also pledged not to make any profit because Home is a non-profit film.  HOME has been made for you : share it! And act for the planet.

Chemistry,Geology,Science,Zoology,Genetics,Life,History

Home

We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Everyone should take part in the effort, and HOME has been conceived to take a message of mobilization out to every human being. For this purpose, HOME needs to be free. A patron, the PPR Group, made this possible. EuropaCorp, the distributor, also pledged not to make any profit because Home is a non-profit film. HOME has been made for you : share it! And act for the planet.
October 7, 2013 - [ 1 part ]
Wings have evolved four times in the history of life on planet Earth. Insects, Pterosaurs, Dinosaurs and Bats. This series looks at these amazing evolutionary developments and the advantages which these features provide to the organism which has them. Life conquers the air.

Zoology,Physics,Genetics,Science

Wing evolution

Wings have evolved four times in the history of life on planet Earth. Insects, Pterosaurs, Dinosaurs and Bats. This series looks at these amazing evolutionary developments and the advantages which these features provide to the organism which has them. Life conquers the air.
August 18, 2012 - [ 4 parts ]
Donald Sutherland narrates.

Genetics,Geology,Science,Religion,Zoology,Life

Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Donald Sutherland narrates.
April 3, 2012 - [ 5 parts ]
Documentary made about the Irish Giant, Charles Byrne.

Medicine,History,Genetics,Science,Life,People

Charles Byrne

Documentary made about the Irish Giant, Charles Byrne.
January 20, 2012 - [ 1 part ]


Genetics,People,Science,Language,Life

Daniel Tammet - The Boy With The Incredible Brain

December 6, 2010 - [ 5 parts ]
In this new three-part series, leading theoretical physicist and futurist Dr Michio Kaku explores the cutting edge science of today, tomorrow, and beyond. He argues that humankind is at a turning point in history. In this century, we are going to make the historic transition from the 'Age of Discovery' to the 'Age of Mastery', a period in which we will move from being passive observers of nature to its active choreographers. This will give us not only unparalleled possibilities but also great responsibilities.

Life,Civilization,Science,Medicine,The Future,People,Genetics

Visions of the Future

In this new three-part series, leading theoretical physicist and futurist Dr Michio Kaku explores the cutting edge science of today, tomorrow, and beyond. He argues that humankind is at a turning point in history. In this century, we are going to make the historic transition from the 'Age of Discovery' to the 'Age of Mastery', a period in which we will move from being passive observers of nature to its active choreographers. This will give us not only unparalleled possibilities but also great responsibilities.
November 22, 2010 - [ 19 parts ]
Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand.  It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind has asked for millennia - how did we get here?  In this documentary, Professor Jim Al-Khalili sets out to uncover one of the great mysteries of science - how does a universe that starts off as dust end up with intelligent life? How does order emerge from disorder?  It's a mindbending, counterintuitive and for many people a deeply troubling idea. But Professor Al-Khalili reveals the science behind much of beauty and structure in the natural world and discovers that far from it being magic or an act of God, it is in fact an intrinsic part of the laws of physics. Amazingly, it turns out that the mathematics of chaos can explain how and why the universe creates exquisite order and pattern.  And the best thing is that one doesn't need to be a scientist to understand it. The natural world is full of awe-inspiring examples of the way nature transforms simplicity into complexity. From trees to clouds to humans - after watching this film you'll never be able to look at the world in the same way again.

Mathematics,Life,Chemistry,Genetics,Medicine,People,Science

The Secret Life of Chaos

Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand. It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind has asked for millennia - how did we get here? In this documentary, Professor Jim Al-Khalili sets out to uncover one of the great mysteries of science - how does a universe that starts off as dust end up with intelligent life? How does order emerge from disorder? It's a mindbending, counterintuitive and for many people a deeply troubling idea. But Professor Al-Khalili reveals the science behind much of beauty and structure in the natural world and discovers that far from it being magic or an act of God, it is in fact an intrinsic part of the laws of physics. Amazingly, it turns out that the mathematics of chaos can explain how and why the universe creates exquisite order and pattern. And the best thing is that one doesn't need to be a scientist to understand it. The natural world is full of awe-inspiring examples of the way nature transforms simplicity into complexity. From trees to clouds to humans - after watching this film you'll never be able to look at the world in the same way again.
November 18, 2010 - [ 6 parts ]