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Mathematics,Places,Physics,Astronomy

Russian Meteor Strike 2013

January 10, 2014 - [ 1 part ]
Documentary revealing the secret story of how two men hacked into Hitler's personal super-code machine. Thair`brdak turned the Battle of Kursk and powerud the L-tay landingS.

History,Computers,Mathematics,Machinery,War,Engineering

Code Breakers Bletchley Parks lost Heroes

Documentary revealing the secret story of how two men hacked into Hitler's personal super-code machine. Thair`brdak turned the Battle of Kursk and powerud the L-tay landingS.
January 4, 2014 - [ 1 part ]
Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics (he proposed the parton model). For his contributions to the development of quantum electrodynamics, Feynman, jointly with Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965. He developed a widely used pictorial representation scheme for the mathematical expressions governing the behavior of subatomic particles, which later became known as Feynman diagrams. During his lifetime, Feynman became one of the best-known scientists in the world. In a 1999 poll of 130 leading physicists worldwide by the British journal Physics World he was ranked as one of the ten greatest physicists of all time.  He assisted in the development of the atomic bomb and was a member of the panel that investigated the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. In addition to his work in theoretical physics, Feynman has been credited with pioneering the field of quantum computing, and introducing the concept of nanotechnology. He held the Richard Chace Tolman professorship in theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology.  Feynman was a keen popularizer of physics through both books and lectures, notably a 1959 talk on top-down nanotechnology called, There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom, and the three volume publication of his undergraduate lectures, The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Feynman also became known through his semi-autobiographical books, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What Do You Care What Other People Think?, and books written about him, such as Tuva or Bust!.

Physics,Mathematics,History,Science

Richard Feynman - No Ordinary Genius

Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics (he proposed the parton model). For his contributions to the development of quantum electrodynamics, Feynman, jointly with Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965. He developed a widely used pictorial representation scheme for the mathematical expressions governing the behavior of subatomic particles, which later became known as Feynman diagrams. During his lifetime, Feynman became one of the best-known scientists in the world. In a 1999 poll of 130 leading physicists worldwide by the British journal Physics World he was ranked as one of the ten greatest physicists of all time. He assisted in the development of the atomic bomb and was a member of the panel that investigated the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. In addition to his work in theoretical physics, Feynman has been credited with pioneering the field of quantum computing, and introducing the concept of nanotechnology. He held the Richard Chace Tolman professorship in theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology. Feynman was a keen popularizer of physics through both books and lectures, notably a 1959 talk on top-down nanotechnology called, There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom, and the three volume publication of his undergraduate lectures, The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Feynman also became known through his semi-autobiographical books, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What Do You Care What Other People Think?, and books written about him, such as Tuva or Bust!.
December 17, 2013 - [ 1 part ]
We explore the legacies of the Ancient Greeks, what they have given us today, and asks why these legacies have lasted through time. Democracy, art, architecture, philosophy, science, sport, theater - all can be traced back to ancient Greece. Travelling across the ancient Greek world, from Athens to Olympia, Macedon, Turkey and Sicily, Michael discovers why the ancient Greeks were so successful, why their culture and way of life spread across continents and through time and why they still have such a powerful hold over our imaginations today.

People,History,Engineering,Art,Politics,Sports,Civilization,Mathematics,Places,Machinery,Religion

Who Were the Greeks

We explore the legacies of the Ancient Greeks, what they have given us today, and asks why these legacies have lasted through time. Democracy, art, architecture, philosophy, science, sport, theater - all can be traced back to ancient Greece. Travelling across the ancient Greek world, from Athens to Olympia, Macedon, Turkey and Sicily, Michael discovers why the ancient Greeks were so successful, why their culture and way of life spread across continents and through time and why they still have such a powerful hold over our imaginations today.
October 30, 2013 - [ 2 parts ]
Light Fantastic is the title of a television documentary series that explores the phenomenon of light

Mathematics,Life,The Universe,Physics,Science,Civilization

Light Fantastic

Light Fantastic is the title of a television documentary series that explores the phenomenon of light
December 15, 2012 - [ 4 parts ]
This NASA documentary explains the complexity of planning a lunar mission trajectory. Includes mission analysis, new mathematical techniques, hybrid computers, mission operational plan, and real-time support for the NASA JSC's Mission Operations Control Room.

Mathematics,Science,Physics,The Universe

Fly me to the Moon and back

This NASA documentary explains the complexity of planning a lunar mission trajectory. Includes mission analysis, new mathematical techniques, hybrid computers, mission operational plan, and real-time support for the NASA JSC's Mission Operations Control Room.
January 20, 2012 - [ 1 part ]
Great Wall Across the Yangtze

Places,People,Mathematics,Geology,Physics,Chemistry

Three Gorges Dam

Great Wall Across the Yangtze
July 7, 2011 - [ 1 part ]
Mysteriously beautiful fractals are shaking up the world of mathematics and deepening our understanding of nature.  You may not know it, but fractals, like the air you breathe, are all around you. Their irregular, repeating shapes are found in cloud formations and tree limbs, in stalks of broccoli and craggy mountain ranges, even in the rhythm of the human heart. In this film, we takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of maverick mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry.  For centuries, fractal-like irregular shapes were considered beyond the boundaries of mathematical understanding. Now, mathematicians have finally begun mapping this uncharted territory. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical, and artistic innovation stretching from the ecology of the rain forest to fashion design. The documentary highlights a host of filmmakers, fashion designers, physicians, and researchers who are using fractal geometry to innovate and inspire.

Mathematics,Chemistry,Physics,Medicine,Science

Hunting the Hidden Dimension - FRACTALS

Mysteriously beautiful fractals are shaking up the world of mathematics and deepening our understanding of nature. You may not know it, but fractals, like the air you breathe, are all around you. Their irregular, repeating shapes are found in cloud formations and tree limbs, in stalks of broccoli and craggy mountain ranges, even in the rhythm of the human heart. In this film, we takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of maverick mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. For centuries, fractal-like irregular shapes were considered beyond the boundaries of mathematical understanding. Now, mathematicians have finally begun mapping this uncharted territory. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical, and artistic innovation stretching from the ecology of the rain forest to fashion design. The documentary highlights a host of filmmakers, fashion designers, physicians, and researchers who are using fractal geometry to innovate and inspire.
May 21, 2011 - [ 5 parts ]
A documentary about the speed of light, the ultimate speed limit enforced by the laws of the universe, and how scientists are looking for ways to exceed it; a look at what happens when we reach the 

Chemistry,Physics,The Future,Science,Mathematics,The Universe,Astronomy

The Universe - Light Speed / Speed of Light

A documentary about the speed of light, the ultimate speed limit enforced by the laws of the universe, and how scientists are looking for ways to exceed it; a look at what happens when we reach the
April 20, 2011 - [ 5 parts ]
A documentary that tries to explain time and covers the different ways we have used to understand Time, religion, mathematics, relativity, and quantum mechanics. 

The Universe,Chemistry,Physics,Science,Mathematics,Music

Flow Of Time

A documentary that tries to explain time and covers the different ways we have used to understand Time, religion, mathematics, relativity, and quantum mechanics.
April 13, 2011 - [ 4 parts ]