Becoming Human

Nova examines the early ancestors of mankind and considers weather climate change was the driving force behind our early evolution.

Origin of Life – How Life Started on Earth

Four and a half billion years ago, the young Earth was a hellish place—a seething chaos of meteorite impacts, volcanoes belching noxious gases, and...

Jesus – The Lost 40 Days

According to the Bible, Jesus Christ spent 40 days on Earth after his resurrection that first Easter Sunday. Yet the New Testament devotes only...

Invisible Worlds

Using state-of-the-art technologies, Richard Hammond goes beyond the limits of the naked eye and explores the hidden secrets of the invisible world around us

The Peacewalker

A documentary film tracking the epic journey of a monk through Thailand, against all odds.

Scientific American Frontiers – Hydrogen Hopes

We've all heard of hydrogen as the fuel of the future, but what will it take to get there from here?

State of Surveillance

A look at the tension between new technologies police departments are using to fight crime and the civil liberties concerns raised by these tools.

Panorama: The Battle For Bomb Alley

For four years, thousands of British servicemen fought with the Taliban for the district of Sangin – the most violent part of Afghanistan. The...

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

Theoretical physicist Richard Feynman tells his story.

The Empire Files: ‘This Ship is Sinking’

History has shown us that empires crumble when their thirst for power overtakes all other sensibilities. According to United States Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson,...