History of Science

Season 1
A chronicle of key moments in the development of science takes a look at how historic political upheavals, combined with iconic inventions and discoveries, led to advances that transformed people's lives.
Starring
Michael Mosley
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. What Is Out There?
    March 14, 2021
    51min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Michael Mosley examines the impact of the Renaissance on the development of science and how scientists came to realize that the Earth was not at the center of the universe.
  2. 2. What Is the World Made Of?
    March 14, 2021
    49min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Michael Mosley demonstrates how society is built around the search to discover what makes up the material world. The quest to answer that question has driven scientists to such discoveries as the existence of elements and atoms.
  3. 3. How Did We Get Here?
    March 14, 2021
    49min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Michael Mosley explores how science has wrestled with the question of human origins and how to account for the diversity of life on earth.
  4. 4. Can We Have Unlimited Power?
    March 14, 2021
    50min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Michael Mosley looks at how power has been harnessed throughout history. Originally the domain of practical men looking to make money, inventions and ideas for power created fortunes and changed the course of history.
  5. 5. What Is the Secret of Life?
    March 14, 2021
    50min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Michael Mosley takes a look at science's efforts through the centuries to study the human body and the resulting impact on humanity's understanding of the secret of life.
  6. 6. Who Are We?
    March 14, 2021
    49min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Michael Mosley explores the twin sciences of brain anatomy and psychology and delves into what each of them reveals about what shapes human thoughts, feelings and desires.

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2021
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discovery plus Science
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