Sex: A Horizon Guide • 2013

Category: People
Share:
Download:

Sex is a simple word for a very complex set of desires. It cuts to the core of our passions, our wants, our emotions. But when it goes wrong, it can be the most painful thing of all. Professor Alice Roberts looks through 45 years of Horizon archive to see how science came to understand sex, strived to solve our problems with it, and even help us to do it better. Can science save the day when sex goes wrong?

You might also like

Einstein

James May reveals a world of facts about Albert Einstein and his groundbreaking theories.

2012 • James May's Things You Need to KnowPeople

Why Humans Run the World

70,000 years ago humans were insignificant animals. The most important thing to know about prehistoric humans is that they were unimportant. Their impact on the world was very small, less than that of jellyfish, woodpeckers or bumblebees.

TEDPeople

The March of Freedom

Freeman travels around the world in search of a greater understanding of the concept of freedom. From solitary confinement and forced labor camps, to social taboos and laws that hinder speech and expression, freedom seems to be a constant struggle. As individuals and as entire nations, we are confronted with the question: Will we all ever be truly free?

2017 • The Story of Us with Morgan FreemanPeople

The Key To Science (ft Joan Feynman)

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

2011 • The Feynman SeriesPeople

God Grew Tired of Us

Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.

2006 • People

Sin

In a journey that takes him through visually stunning locations across the world, Richard Dawkins builds a powerful argument for facing up to the scientific truth about life and death - however hard that might be.

2012 • Dawkins: Sex Death and the Meaning of LifePeople