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Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 17 days

Ella Al-Shamahi and Andy Serkis investigate what Neanderthals looked like and how they lived in their Ice Age world. Show more

Jim Al-Khalili uncovers the story of Sellafield. He encounters some of the most dangerous substances on earth, reveals the nature of radiation and even attempts to split the atom. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Al-Khalili
Director:
Tim Usborne
Producer:
Tim Usborne
Executive Producer:
Jane Aldous
Executive Producer:
Mark Tattersall

Two-part documentary following a team of scientists as they explore the earth's atmosphere, travelling in an airship. The expedition begins with an examination of clouds. Show more

Botany: A Blooming History

Episode 2: Photosynthesis

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Timothy Walker looks at how 17th century botanists made the connection between the growth of a plant and the energy from the sun - the process of photosynthesis. Show more

Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. In the 1850s, driven to prevent sea disasters, meteorologist Robert Fitzroy issued Britain's first storm warnings. Show more

Contributors

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

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 17 days

Ella Al-Shamahi and Andy Serkis investigate what Neanderthals looked like and how they lived in their Ice Age world. Show more

BBC Four HD

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