Taking a format that sails between documentary and fiction, this series brings its content to a colour in a different way covering anthropological, cultural or psychological attributes of that particular colour.
Documentary series hosted by Hermione Cockburn (from the Rough Science Team) exploring fossil sites and discovering the latest scientific developments in geology and palaeontology. Focus on Great Britain. Four episodes: Central England, London, West and Wales and the North of England.
It’s hard to imagine life without electricity. But it was not very long ago that we began to understand what it is exactly. Discover the history and look into the future of electricity in this three-part series presented by the theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili.
The documentary ventures beyond the visible spectrum of light into territories we cannot sense without technical equipment. It follows the great pioneers whose genius uncovered the marvels of the electro-magnetic spectrum and took us far beyond the limits of light.
The mystery that has confounded mathematicians for centuries is the riddle that surrounds the distribution of prime numbers. It’s the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics - and whoever cracks it will achieve mathematical immortality!
Learn how scientists seek inspiration from the natural world through this three-part series. Using computer graphics, time-lapse and scanning microscopy techniques we explore the cutting edge of this new science!
Our environment is seemingly becoming more violent and deadly. Can mankind fight back through science and technology? Will we ever be able to tame our violent earth? This is a dramatic mix of science and adventure guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat.
The last thing a beekeeper worries about is getting stung. He’s far too busy thinking about colony structures, breeding queens and ‘pollinizing’. Follow an internationally-renowned beekeeper as he shares his unparalleled knowledge about the secret lives of bees.
The industrial revolution began in Great Britain and quickly spread across the globe, fundamentally transforming every aspect of our lives. From the rapid urbanisation of the 19th century, to the effects of new technologies on fields as diverse as medicine and warfare.