Curiosity • 2011 The Feynman Series

Category: Astronomy
Download:

"The world is strange... but when you look at the details, you find out that the rules are very simple..."

The Feynman Series • 2011 - 2015 • 6 episodes •

Beauty

"I have a friend who is an artist, and sometimes taken a view which I don't agree with very well."

2011 • People

Curiosity

"The world is strange... but when you look at the details, you find out that the rules are very simple..."

2011 • Astronomy

Honours

"Richared Feynman won the nobel prize for physics in 1965. He was considered by many to be the greatest scientific mind since Einstein."

2011 • People

The Key To Science (ft Joan Feynman)

"When a scientist gazes silently up at the sky..."

2011 • People

Think like a Martian

"... we had a lot of little games, like you would say at the dinner table..."

2011 • People

On Religion

“I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned.”

2015 • Science

You might also like

Triumph and Tragedy

With repeated triumphs and new challenges comes increasing risk, until loss breaks the pattern. The white-knuckle suspense thriller of Apollo 13's famous near-disaster is only a triumphant prelude to darker moments ahead. The launch of the space shuttle program promises routine trips to Earth orbit for many new astronauts. But just when that promise seems fulfilled, routine shuttle launches begin to bore the public. NASA responds by training a school-teacher to fly, in order to teach children lessons from space. Christa McAuliffe's life is tragically cut short as she and the rest of the crew perish aboard the shuttle Challenger. All missions are halted. Eventually the shuttle returns to orbit, for fifteen years of successful missions until disaster strikes again with the shocking loss of Columbia. It would be the beginning of the end for the shuttle.

3/4The Space Age: NASA's Story • 2009 • Astronomy

When Will Humans Live on Mars?

Earth is the only home we've ever known, and it's treated us well so far. But whether it’s climate change, an apocalyptic asteroid, or some horrifying disaster we don’t even know about yet, the Earth won't live forever.

Astronomy

We Are Not Alone

After a decade on Mars, scientists await the arrival of miners from a for-profit corporation, causing tensions to rise between science and industry.

S2E1MARS • 2018 • Astronomy

Red Rovers

They are NASA’s first family – the wildly popular rovers. Follow the ongoing adventures of Curiosity and flash back to its precursors – twins Spirit and Opportunity, and little Sojourner - as they lift the veil on the mysteries of the Red Planet.

3/6Space Probes • 2016 • Astronomy

The Lives of the Stars

The simple act of making an apple pie is extrapolated into the atoms and subatomic particles (electrons, protons, and neutrons) necessary. Many of the ingredients necessary are formed of chemical elements formed in the life and deaths of stars (such as our own Sun), resulting in massive red giants and supernovae or collapsing into white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and even black holes. These produce all sorts of phenomena, such as radioactivity, cosmic rays, and even the curving of spacetime by gravity. Cosmos Update mentions the supernova SN 1987A and neutrino astronomy.

9/13Cosmos: A Personal Voyage • 1980 • Astronomy

Closing in the Hunt for Alien Life

Right now researchers are hunting for extra-terrestrial life on several fronts. To find out just how close we might be to a breakthrough, astrophysicist Dr Graham Phillips visits telescopes, swims among the stromatolites on the remote West Australian coastline, and chats with scientists from around the world

3/6Catalyst: Series 18 • 2017 • Astronomy