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# Category: Science

# The Secret Life Of Chaos

Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how chaos theory can answer a question that mankind has asked for millennia – how does … More

# The Science Of Sex Appeal

Take an up-close look at how genetics, hormones and neurological factors are believed to influence our sexual attraction levels to … More

# Bionic Revolution (3 parts)

01 Exercise … 02 Extreme … 03 Arms Race This innovative and spectacular 3-part series shows how examples from nature … More

# The Sex Researchers (3 parts)

Perverts or pioneers? This brand new series is an eye-popping history of the men and women behind modern sex research: … More

# Time Travel – The Truth

Physicists including Stephen Hawking and Michio Kaku discuss whether travelling through time could become possible, or if it will remain … More

# The Science Of Laughter

Comedian Jimmy Carr takes over Horizon for this one-off special programme, produced as part of BBC2’s sitcom season. Jimmy turns … More

# A Guide To Sex

Sex is a simple word for a very complex set of desires. It cuts to the core of our passions, … More

# Parallel Universes

Everything you’re about to see here seems impossible and insane, beyond science fiction. Yet it’s all true. Scientists now believe … More

# What Is Reality?

There is a strange and mysterious world that surrounds us, a world largely hidden from our senses. The quest to … More

# Secret Of Water

Water – a living substance, the most common and least understood. It defies the basic laws of physics, yet holds … More

# Is Binge Drinking Really That Bad

How bad can our drinking pattern be for our health? Doctors and genetically identical twins Chris and Xand van Tulleken … More

# Cannabis – The Evil Weed

Cannabis is the world’s favourite drug, but also one of the least understood. Can cannabis cause schizophrenia? Is it addictive? … More

# E-Cigarettes – Miracle Or Menace

Michael Mosley investigates the dramatic rise in e-cigarettes. They’re everywhere these days, but what does the latest scientific research on … More

# Drugged (4 parts)

This gritty, hard-hitting series offers drug addicts the chance to get clean by putting them through medical and psychological testing, … More

# Inside LSD

Albert Hofmann called it “medicine for the soul.” Secret military mind control experiments exploited its hallucinogenic powers. Outlawed in 1966, … More

# How Drugs Work (3 parts)

Series using visual effects and CGI to examine the effects of drugs on the human body, as well as confronting … More

# Precision (3 parts)

Series in which Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores why we are driven to measure and quantify the world around us … More

# Emergence Of Greek Mathematics

The Greeks are responsible for the initial explosion of Mathematical ideas. For several centuries, Greek mathematics reign the mathematical world, … More

# Breaking The Code

A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital computer and one of … More

# Phi’s The Limit

What do the nautilus seashell, the Great Pyramid, and The Mona Lisa have in common? They all feature Phi, also … More

# The Code (3 parts)

A mysterious code underpins the world. But what does it mean and what can we learn from it? Marcus du … More

# A Mathematical Mystery Tour

Documentary about pure mathematics, featuring the Japanese mathematicians who had just broken their own world record calculating pi to 16½ … More

# Martin Gardner – Mathemagician

Martin Gardner is one of the most beloved personalities in the areas of recreational mathematics, magic and puzzles. The influence … More

# The Mandelbrot Set

An incredible mathematical formula explaining fractals and geometry. Several mathematicians and scientists explain this phenomenon in clear detail.

# The Joy Of Stats

Documentary which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay … More

# How Long Is A Piece Of String

Alan Davies discovers that answering that question is much harder than he originally thought. Alan visits mathematician Marcus du Sautoy … More

# The True Geometry Of Nature

How an intriguing mistake by one of the world’s greatest mathematicians is leading to real commercial applications.

# The Story Of Maths (4 parts)

Four-part series about the history of mathematics, presented by Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy. 01 The Language Of The UniverseIn … More

# Fractals – Hunting The Hidden Dimension

The ultimate adventure in scientific inquiry, this fascinating program follows the exploits of a small group of pioneering mathematicians who … More

# Nature’s Mathematics

Nature follows a number of intricate and subtle mathematical rules to produce the patterns, shapes, and colours that we find … More

# The Secret Rules Of Modern Living – Algorithms

Without us noticing, modern life has been taken over. Algorithms run everything from search engines on the internet to satnavs … More

# Tails You Win – The Science Of Chance

Professor David Spiegelhalter tries to pin down what chance is and how it works in the real world. A blend … More

# The Genius Of Archimedes

In 1991, a small Medieval prayer book was sold at auction. Miraculously, some original writings of Archimedes, the brilliant Greek … More

# The Spell Of The Poincaré Conjecture

What is the shape of our universe? The Poincaré Conjecture promised to shed light on that question. Scores of mathematicians … More

# The Great Math Mystery

NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour–a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s … More

# Beautiful Equations

Artist and writer Matt Collings takes the plunge into an alien world of equations. He asks top scientists to help … More

# Isaac Newton – The Last Magician

Isaac Newton – brilliant rational mathematician or master of the occult? This innovative biography reveals Newton as both a hermit … More