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The Science Channel is a cable and satellite television channel produced by Discovery Communications. Science Channel features science-related television programs covering all aspects of science, e.g. space, technology, prehistory and animals.


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S01E01 Aliens Of The Amazon Treehoppers 00/00/0000
S01E02 From Freezer To Furnace 00/00/0000 Documentary exploring the Russian village of Oymyakon, the world's coldest inhabited place, and contrasting it with Furnace Creek in California This is a journey to the hottest and coldest places on earth, where people go about their everyday lives under extreme conditions - and even enjoy it.
S01E03 Seeing Black Holes 00/00/0000 Follow the world's greatest scientists as they attempt to understand a phenomenon that Einstein believed could only exist on paper. We now know there are millions of black holes in our galaxy, and they are the scariest things we know least about.
S01E04 The Death Star 00/00/0000 Origins of violent explosions that blast through the universe baffle scientists.
S01E05 The Sun 00/00/0000 The latest technologies are used to explore the mysteries of the Sun.
S01E06 Volcanoes of the Deep Sea 03/03/2010 Scientists research hydrothermal vents on the mid-ocean ridge.
S01E07 Seven Wonders of Ancient Egypt 08/03/2010 Boundless ambition and vast quantities of human labor transform rock into incredible monuments.
S01E08 Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome 08/03/2010 Architectural wonders distinguish Rome as an unsurpassed world power.
S01E09 Time Limits 00/00/0000 Time Limits uses a combination of dramatic computer animation, amazing real time images and the latest scientific advances to give a totally new view of our world and universe.
S01E10 Let it Snow 00/00/0000
S01E11 Limits of Perception 00/00/0000 This documentary assesses the limits of human perception, taking us on a journey through time from the quasars, millions of light-years away from earth, to the depths of human genotype and the structure of a single atom.
S01E12 The Mystery of the Human Hobbit 09/03/2010 A new species of miniature human is found on an Indonesian island.
S01E13 A Satellite Story 00/00/0000 This documentary follows the story of how satellite technology has changed from that first, homemade looking object (Sputnik).
S01E14 Everything you know about the universe is wrong 00/00/0000 Dark flow is the latest in a long line of phenomena that have threatened to re-write the textbooks. Does it herald a new era of understanding, or does it simply mean that everything we know about the universe is wrong?
S01E15 Super Comet: After the Impact 00/00/0000
S01E16 What Happened Before The Big Bang? 00/00/0000
S01E17 Creating Synthetic Life 03/07/2010 Science Channel Documented the Five-Year Pursuit to Produce Life Synthetically for Creating Synthetic Life, premiering Thursday, June 3, 2010, at 8PM ET. Washington, D.C. - Today, world-renowned scientist Dr. J. Craig Venter announced that he and his team at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) became the first in history to synthetically create a living, self-replicating cell. The news holds groundbreaking potential for solutions to a host of global challenges, including generating new food sources, pharmaceuticals and vaccines; cleaning up pollution; creating new energy sources; producing clean water; and more. Now, Science Channel is exclusively bringing viewers inside Dr. Venter's pioneering quest to produce life synthetically in Creating Synthetic Life, premiering Thursday, June 3, 2010, at 8PM e/p. Over the course of five years, only Science Channel cameras captured the failures, successes and breakthrough moments of Dr. Venter, Nobel Laureate Hamilton Smith, Dr. Clyde Hutchison and JCVI researchers as they meticulously sought to create a synthetic single-celled organism. What exactly does today's news mean for the human race? Where exactly will it take us? Could the technology be used for negative purposes? What are the ethical concerns we must weigh before using it? Following the premiere of Creating Synthetic Life, Science Channel delves deeper into the ethical and scientific implications of this discovery in Creating Synthetic Life: Your Questions Answered, premiering Thursday, June 3, 2010, at 9 PM (ET). This one-hour special is an open forum discussion featuring Dr. Venter, leading bioethicists, top scientists and other members of the scientific community discussing the breakthrough's ramifications and how it may change our world and the future.
S01E18 Large, Dangerous Rocket Ships 00/00/0000 NASA scientists aren't the only ones who can play with rockets! Once a year, the most fearless and hardcore of all rocket builders from around the country come together at LDRS and go head-to-head to see who can build the meanest, baddest most powerful rocket around. For five days, more than 2,000 rockets burst into the sky with a billow of smoke, racing thousands of feet straight up in a matter of seconds. In fact, the FAA has no choice but to divert all air traffic around the entire event! This year, Science Channel brings the event to you on July 5 at 9PM and all of the fire and grit that goes with it! What does LDRS stand for? Quite simply, Large Dangerous Rocket Ships. Hey, why complicate a good thing? And who better to host this explosive event than Kari Byron from Mythbusters? This artist, science chick and working mom sees more explosions in a week on the Mythbusters set than most people see in a lifetime! She's right up in the action and takes viewers behind the red tape to find out more about these wacky contestants and their self-made rockets. To make things even more hectic, LDRS hosts four different categories of competitive rocketry: Drag Racing: A wild event where tons of rockets all launch into the sky at once. The first rocket to reach one thousand feet is declared the winner. Think traditional drag racing except, well, vertical and with a lot more fire. Race To 6,000 Feet: Powerful rockets launch in turns attempting to reach at least 6,000 ft. straight up as fast as possible. There are some situations where red tape is actually a good thing. This is one of those times. Stand back, people! Low Altitude: This is one of the craziest events we've ever seen. The competition opens up to rocket enthusiasts and their, let's just say "unconventional" rockets. We're talking things like port-a-potties and washer/dryers strapped to explosives and launching into the sky. The trick is, these crazy flying objects need to l
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S255E01 The Dark Side of the Sun 11/02/2017 What would happen if the sun took out our electrical power grid for an entire year? It may sound like the plot of a sci-fi movie, but this doomsday scenario could actually happen. Despite its calm appearance, the sun is a violent place, constantly releasing huge masses of energy known as coronal mass ejections. These storms have hit the earth before. The last big one struck more than 150 years ago in the Victorian era taking out worldwide telegraph service. The impact of a similar storm would be far more destructive in our modern age of hyper-connected telecommunication and total reliance on electricity and electronics. Fortunately scientists and engineers are building the world's largest solar telescope and launching the first ever spacecraft to fly to the sun to help us predict these potentially devastating events - and prepare for them.
S255E02 Super Hurricanes: Inside Monster Storms 22/09/2017 Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left a deadly trail of destruction throughout the American Southeast. But as these super storms are intensifying scientists are now realizing that the worst might be yet to come.
S255E03 Rome's Buried Secrets 19/07/2016 A team of experts using the latest in 3D scanning technology explore the hidden underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse of the ancient world. The scientists uncover a subterranean world that helped build and run the world's first metropolis and its empire.
S255E04 Connected: The Power of Six Degrees 00/00/0000 Connected: The Power of Six Degrees (alternate title: How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer[1]) is a 2008 documentary film by Annamaria Talas. It was first aired in 2009 on the Science Channel. The documentary introduces the audience to the main ideas of network science through the exploration of the concept of six degrees of separation.
S255E05 Passport to Pluto & Beyond 01/01/2007 NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt.
S255E06 Space's Darkest Secret 13/10/2015 There's a massive amount of something dark lurking everywhere throughout the universe; scientists attempt to finally crack the mystery behind dark matter.
S255E07 Foolproof Equations for a Perfect Life 00/00/0000 Every day we are required to make decisions about life, and according to some scientists, we generally make the wrong one. Luckily the same scientists that have identified the problem can also help with the solution. In this documentary, scientists, psychiatrists and mathematicians examine everyday issues and give their opinions of how we should successfully approach the decision making process. These members of academia claim that far too often our emotions cloud our ability to make the correct choice. By systematically working through the decision, identifying the factors and weighing out the options, you can come to a logical and often correct decision. Mathematician and author Garth Sundem believes that by using a few simple equations, problems can be solved easily and you can sail through life. Garth believes that by using numbers he can determine if it is time to see a psychiatrist, what recreational hobbies to take up and can even achieve the perfect divorce. His unique problem-solving method is put to the test when Garth hits the road in order to provide and demystify the answers to life's problems with a calculator in hand. Other scientists in the documentary demonstrate how decisions and outcomes can potentially be manipulated and reveal how we often post-rationalise an inconvenient or bad decision.
S00E01 Unfolding Universe 00/00/0000 A team of astronomers and scientists try to pinpoint the location of a strange presence hidden deep in the core of the galaxy. What they find in this mysterious realm harbors clues to the origin of the world and a future course to the galaxy and universe.
S00E02 Star Dreams 00/00/0000 An 85-minute documentary which shows the circles themselves for all to see and presents the top crop circle researchers. Investigating the over-all assumption of hoaxing, balls of light, sacred site connection, media and people's reaction to the phenomena, and outlining the basic understandings arrived at so far. Images of the major crop circles, interviews with top researchers and a narrative line dealing with the mystical aspects of the phenomenon. Many are now coming to believe these mysterious symbols, appearing all over the planet (more than 11,000 since 1980), are a communiqué to humankind allowing a greater human consciousness to emerge. They are here to offer humanity at this time, an opportunity for an expanded consciousness and an understanding of how the world works in the larger context of the inter-galactic community. Science and media have not given the phenomena its due consideration. Now is the time for a careful re-consideration based on the information and insights gained by the many researchers in the field. A feature length documentary by Robert L. Nichol.
S00E03 Stem Cell Universe with Stephen Hawking 03/02/2014 Physicist Stephen Hawking explores the subject of stem cells and their capabilities, including body-part regeneration and anti-aging effects.
S00E04 2014: The Year in Sci-Tech 22/12/2014 In this year-end special, Science Channel reviews the biggest science and technology stories from 2014.
S00E05 Direct From Pluto: The First Encounter 15/07/2015 Direct from Pluto: The First Encounter showcases the very first images of Pluto and first-hand accounts by the NASA scientists who planned the mission to capture them; these images could spark a debate over Pluto's planetary status
S00E06 Hunt for the First Star 16/07/2015 Scientists look for evidence of an extraordinary phenomenon known as the Cosmic Dawn, a dramatic moment in the history of the universe when the very first stars were created.
S00E07 Big Bang Aftershock 17/07/2015 The discovery of gravity waves in early 2013 was huge news around the world ... and so was the retraction after the scientists realized they'd made a mistake. This is a dramatic human story of brave scientists and big science in action at the South Pole.