Tag: Ciência

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Science in a Golden Age

Jim al-Khalili unravels the links between latest scientific developments and the unsung scientific heroes of the past
 

 

About Science in a Golden Age

From satellite-enabled GPS, to hi-tech medical procedures – much of today’s modern science has been developed and understood through the work of scientists and thinkers across the ages and from around the world.

While the names of Newton, Galileo and Copernicus are well known, what is less well known is that these men were building on the work of great scientists who came before them.…

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When the Moors Ruled in Europe

Historian Bettany Hughes looks at the influence of the Moorish invasion of Spain in 711 AD, and the lasting cultural and scientific legacy they created

 

 

As part of the Channel 4’s Hidden Civilisation season exploring Islam’s rich and significant contribution to western art and culture, historian Bettany Hughes traces the story of the mysterious and misunderstood Moors, the Islamic society that ruled in Spain for 700 years, but whose legacy was virtually erased from Western history.…

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Aftershock: The Hunt for Gravitational Waves

Horizon travels to the South Pole to tell the inside story of the greatest scientific quest of our time

 

 

In March 2014, a team of astronomers stunned the scientific world when they announced that their BICEP2 telescope at the South Pole had possibly detected a signal of “gravitational waves” from the early universe. This is the inside story of the hunt for gravitational waves from the beginning of time.

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Light and Dark

Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the universe

In this mind-bending series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the universe.

 

 

Episode 1: Light

Light

Two-part series in which Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how, by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal almost everything we know about the universe.…

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Everything and Nothing

Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores the true size and shape of the universe and delves into the amazing science behind apparent nothingness

Two-part documentary which deals with two of the deepest questions there are – what is everything, and what is nothing?

 

 

Episode 1: Everything

Everything

In two epic, surreal and mind-expanding films, Professor Jim Al-Khalili searches for an answer to these questions as he explores the true size and shape of the universe and delves into the amazing science behind apparent nothingness.

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The Secrets of Quantum Physics

Professor of physics Jim Al-Khalili investigates the most accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever - quantum physics

 

 

Episode 1:  Einstein’s Nightmare

Einstein’s Nightmare

Professor Jim Al-Khalili traces the story of arguably the most important, accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever – quantum physics.

The story starts at the beginning of the 20th century with scientists trying to better understand how light bulbs work.

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Reid Gower – The Feynman Series

The Feynman Series is a grassroots initiative using video and social media to help promote science literacy

 

 

 

The Feynman Series

THE FEYNMAN SERIES - Think Like A Martian
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/thesaganseries Twitter - http://twitter.com/reidgower G+ - http://bit.ly/VpHzQh Music: Philip Glass - Invitation Narration: Richard Feynman The Sagan Series is an educational project working in the hopes of promoting scientific literacy in the general population.…
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Reid Gower – The Sagan Series

The Sagan Series is a grassroots initiative using video and social media to help promote science literacy

 

 

 

The Sagan Series

TEDxVancouver - Reid Gower - Defining the Frontier
Reid Gower has a passion in promoting scientific literacy in the general population leading him to develop his video series.…
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Reid Gower – I am the Creator of The Sagan Series

I am Reid Gower

I’m the creator of the popular youtube series called The Sagan Series and The Feynman Series. You can find both on my youtube channel.

Over the past couple years I’ve been invited around the world to give talks on my motive for creating the series. I was even recently invited to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center where I gave a talk and was given a tour.

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1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets

This short feature film is about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilisation

From Producer Ahmed Salim and starring Oscar-winning actor and screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley this short feature film is about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilisation. The mini-movie, entitled “1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets”, accompanies a global touring exhibition which was previously open to the public at the Science Museum in London.…