Physical Science


New! The Space Race is Back—Bloomberg QuickTakes 3 min.

The space race is back with more companies and investors looking for ways to get into the industry. One of them is Astra, the California-based company looking to challenge SpaceX, Blue Origin, Rocket Lab, and Virgin Galactic.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Age of Stars—NOVA: Universe Revealed 53 min.

The sun is our life-giving source of light, heat, and energy, and new discoveries are unraveling its epic history. Join NOVA on a voyage to discover its place in a grand cycle of birth, death and renewal that makes this the age of stars.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Alien Worlds—NOVA: Universe Revealed 54 min.

Ultra-sensitive telescopes have transformed alien planet-hunting from science fiction into hard fact. Join NOVA on a visit to exotic worlds orbiting distant suns to answer an age-old question with thrilling new science: are we alone?

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Big Bang—NOVA: Universe Revealed 54 min.

The Big Bang is when the cosmos started and time itself began. With animation based on space telescope images, NOVA winds back the ages to discover new clues about this ultimate genesis and what happened in the universe’s first few seconds.

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Black Holes—NOVA: Universe Revealed 54 min.

Take the ultimate thrill ride to explore nature’s strangest and most powerful objects. Discover new science showing how black holes reshape entire galaxies, warp the fabric of space and time, and might even be portals to another universe.

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Milky Way—NOVA: Universe Revealed 54 min.

Across the night sky, the Milky Way reminds us of our place in the galaxy we call home. But what shaped this giant spiral of stars and what will be its destiny? Travel back in time to unlock the turbulent story of our cosmic neighborhood.

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NOVA: Universe Revealed 304 min.

With dazzling visuals and the latest discoveries, NOVA’s five-part series captures moments of high drama when the cosmos changed forever--featuring a cast list of rogue planets, colliding galaxies, and black holes more massive than a billion suns.

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Aliens: Are We Alone?—Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time 50 min.

Brian Cox looks at our attempts to answer one of the most profound questions we can ask - are we alone in the universe? With scientists sending space probes to the furthest reaches of our solar system and beyond, the scientific search for alien life has begun. Inspired by a childhood love of science fiction, Brian still hopes to hear from ET. In this film, he explains why this search deserves to b...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time 200 min.

Discovering our place in the universe, Brian Cox looks back on a decade of discovery and towards the next space frontier, asking the biggest question of all – what’s next?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Space: How Far Can We Go?—Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time 50 min.

Brian believes we are at the start of a new age of space travel, where space flight is on the verge of becoming routine. In this episode, he explores the latest science and takes a new look at his old films and asks: how far can we go in our exploration of the cosmos?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021