Travel back millions of years to the time of the dinosaurs in the BBC dino triple feature. The Giant Claw: Computer animation brings the colossal therizinosaurus thunderingly alive, weighing more than five tons and towering on two legs. Land of Giants: Travel to South America's Patagonia, where dinosaurs shook the earth 100 million years ago to witness the animal kingdom's largest predator, gigantosaurus, bring down the adult argentinosaurus, the largest prey. Allosaurus: Recreates the life of a male dinosaur, from birth to death, as he attempts to survive in an absolutely brutal world.
A celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25 years orbiting the planet. The story of one of the most remarkable advances in modern technology, as told by the people who designed, built, launched, operated and repaired the legendary observatory.
Astrophysicist Mario Livio, along with a colorful cast of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, follow math from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, all leading to the ultimate riddle: Is math an invention or a discovery? Humankind's clever trick, or the language of the universe? Join Nova for a mathematical mystery tour, a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries.
Gold is the oldest precious metal known to man and has long been the ultimate symbol of immortality and power. Throughout history, gold's scarcity and value has driven men to journey to unknown reaches, wage wars, conquer kingdoms and sacrifice all in the quest to find and possess it. National Geographic explores how man's endless search for gold across time and cultures ultimately shaped civilization.
From America's coastline to exotic beaches around the world, the number of reported shark attacks has increased in the last half century. Many of the attacks are popping up in new and surprising locations. National Geographic investigates these attacks to see what is affecting some of nature's most feared fish.
An in-depth documentary covering multiple personal stories of young US farmers and ranchers. Most Americans have never stepped foot on a working farm or ranch or ever had the opportunity to talk to the people who grow and raise the food we eat.
Across America's backyards, individuals have walked away from our modern society to live in backwoods. Follow six people who are living off of the land -surviving on what they can produce with their own two hands and sharp intuition.
This exhaustive documentary surveys the career of one of the great motion picture directors, following Dreyer's life through interviews with the director and his colleagues, film clips and archival materials.
A documentary of the recording of Stevie Nicks' 2010 solo album, In Your Dreams, produced by former member of the Eurythmics, Dave Stewart. Reveals Nicks and Stewart's collaborative creative process, and shifts between video formats, recording sessions, and interviews.
Award-winning journalist and historian Dan Jones, an expert on the Middle Ages, tells this story. These four episodes will reveal a fresh perspective on the turbulent times that shaped history and Britain.
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A two-part series that tells the story of the three monarchs who reigned over Europe's Greatest powers at the outbreak of the First World War: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and King George V of England. The emerging divisions and rivalries between the inter-related houses of Europe brought change, tragedy and personal humiliation. Of the three great Imperial dynasties only George V remained standing. Monarchy was finished as a serious political force.
The legendary George Takei has blazed his own trail while conquering new frontiers with a beaming trademark grin. Take a hilarious, entertaining, and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei. The film offers unprecedented access to the daily life of George and his husband/business partner, Brad Takei, and chronicles his fascinating personal journey from Japanese American internment camp to his iconic and groundbreaking role as Sulu on Star Trek, and his rise as a pop culture icon.