2015 / 42
This series depicts some of America's fiercest scientific and technological rivalries, including Colt vs. Wesson, Edison vs. Tesla and Jobs vs. Gates. They say necessity is the mother of invention. But so is the 200-year-old spirit of good ol' American competition.
2011 / 52
Five decades after acquiring a giant egg on Madagascar, David Attenborough returns to learn more about the extinct bird and other wildlife there.
2012 / 4 / 15
Featuring local voices that reverberate globally, these talks celebrate the best of TEDx and its mantra of "ideas worth spreading."
2013 / 4.3 / 50
Bill Bailey encounters incredible wildlife in Borneo and Indonesia while retracing the steps of Darwin's rival, Alfred Russel Wallace. A top British comic, a trip to Borneo and one of history's forgotten men. Evolution isn't just about Darwin.
2011 / 4.1 / 46
Hosted by professor Stephen Hawking, this series travels the globe to explore the research and inventions that will change the course of our world. The most famous scientist in the world; the latest inventions. When he's impressed, we all need to listen up.
2014 / 43
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson presents new revelations about time and space in this reboot of the original "Cosmos" documentary series. Humans are a tiny blip in time, but we can tour billions of years with his knowledge -- and some special effects.
2013 / 4 / 58
State-of-the-art CGI effects bring the giants of 40,000 years ago -- woolly mammoths, mastodons, and more -- to life in this astonishing series. Gigantic creatures that ruled the earth come back to life through science -- and some awesome computer graphics.
2013 / 3 / 31
Award-winning astrophysicist Dr. Laird Close guides this fascinating investigation of the cosmos and mankind's search for alien life forms.
2006 / 45
Follow engineering teams as they build the most dangerous, complex and amazing structures in modern history, using the latest scientific techniques.
2013 / 52
Archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers team up to construct and test two exact replicas of royal Egyptian chariots. Tricked-out rides seem like a modern fad, but these ancient war machines were truly revolutionary.
2013 / 52
In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy cut a path of devastation across the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States, killing hundreds and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. What can we do to prepare ourselves for the next Sandy? Hurricane Sandy proved that Mother Nature has a vicious temper. How will we deal with her next tantrum?
2013 / 52
Nova delves into the minds of notorious mass murderers in a quest to discover what drives someone to commit such atrocious crimes. Their crimes are unthinkable. Pure evil's hard to analyze, but it's worth trying to find out what makes a madman tick.
2016 / 53
Its surface is only part of Earth's story, as this show illustrates by delving beneath the visible to uncover Earth's hidden power, bounty and beauty.
2011 / 4.1 / 28
John Hurt narrates this virtual visit to Planet Dinosaur, where vivid computer animation brings a slew of now-extinct beasts to life. Tangle with bizarre sea monsters. Evade a cannibal breed. You've never seen dinosaurs like this before.
2006 / 4.3 / 49
This landmark series transports nature lovers from the Himalayan Mountains to the depths of the ocean and everywhere in between. Pole to pole, ocean to jungle, predator to prey. See Mother Nature's most breathtaking creations at work.
1999 / 49
This documentary series examines cutting-edge discoveries about the planets, explores the origin of the sun, considers life on other worlds and more. You may ask yourself: How did I get here? Hey, we've all been there. Here are some substantive answers.
2005 / 4.1 / 49
Go on an exhilarating journey through our solar system to learn about the planets, astronomy, space exploration and more. Astronomy and technology help us understand the solar system and answer the ultimate question: Why are we here?
2009 / 44
How was the scientific understanding of the ancients so advanced? A team of experts answers this and other questions in this fascinating series. Monumental enigmas stand in plain sight. Their secrets have remained hidden for centuries. The truth has arrived.
2013 / 4 / 74
A centuries-old skeleton unearthed from beneath a parking lot in Leicester is examined to determine whether it may be the remains of King Richard III. You never know what'll turn up in a parking lot. Keys, plastic bags ... maybe even a mysterious 15th-century king.
1997 / 3.9 / 49
In this follow-up to his A Brief History of Time, Professor Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the big bang to the end of time itself. Questions about time and space are as infinite as the universe itself -- and he has some mind-blowing answers.
2011 / 3.9 stars / 49
Insiders including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak tell extraordinary stories of the rise, fall and rise again of Apple with Steve Jobs at its helm. The Apple creator was shaped by counterculture values. He believed he could change the world -- with technology.
1998 / 51
Engineering challenges and monumental construction projects develop into marvels like the Eurotunnel, International Space Station and Panama Canal. Visit the one-of-a-kind places that have prompted millions of people to ask, "How did they build that?"
2011 / 3.6 / 5
Astounding artists, photographers and illusionists enchant the audience with these TEDTalks that boggle the mind and stir the heart. Artists. Photographers. Illusionists. Amazing talks dive deep into creativity, artistic expression and perception.
2011 / 3.9 / 18
What goes on in your head? Delve into these discussions on brain development and function, including emotions, sensations, memory and illusions.