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Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

In this episode, Ella Al-Shamahi explores the fate of the Neanderthals - asking why they became extinct, and discovering how they live on inside of us today. Show more

Continuing their journey across the USA in one of the world's largest airships, the scientists explore how the atmosphere changes with altitude. Show more

Botany: A Blooming History

Episode 3: Hidden World

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Timothy Walker looks at how pioneer botanists unlocked the patterns found in different types of plants and opened the door to a new branch of science - plant genetics. Show more

Alok Jha investigates how modern weather forecasting was born amid 20th-century catastrophes, as meteorologists helped fight two world wars and tried to predict natural disasters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
Andrew Smith
Director:
Andrew Smith
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

Secret Knowledge

The Hidden Jewels of the Cheapside Hoard

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Jewellery designer Shaun Leane uncovers some of the secrets of the hoard of nearly 500 Elizabethan and Jacobean jewels discovered by workmen in London's Cheapside district in 1912. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

In this episode, Ella Al-Shamahi explores the fate of the Neanderthals - asking why they became extinct, and discovering how they live on inside of us today. Show more

BBC Four

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