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The Sky at Night

Pluto Revealed

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The story of NASA's visit to Pluto, the first time a probe has visited the dwarf planet. With expert insight into the latest images from the New Horizons probe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Giles Harrison
Executive Producer:
Zoe Heron

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time

Series 1

Aliens: Are We Alone?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 6 months

Brian Cox looks at our attempts to answer one of the most profound questions we can ask – are we alone in the universe? In this film, he explains why this search should be taken seriously. Show more

The Sky at Night

Rosetta Update - A Comet's Story

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

With the exciting news that the Philae lander had woken up on comet 67P, Sky at Night reveals the latest results from the Rosetta comet landing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Giles Harrison
Executive Producer:
Zoe Heron

The Story of Science: Power, Proof and Passion

Episode 5: What Is the Secret of Life?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

How the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known, the human body, from anatomy to the structure of DNA. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Dr Michael Mosley explores how scientists went from finding antidotes to poisons to applying poisons as cures, a story that encompasses the planet's most deadly substances. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Nigel Slater and Adam Henson look at Britain's heritage foods - the old favourites still on our shopping lists - and how the way they are cooked and who eats them has changed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Slater
Presenter:
Adam Henson
Executive Producer:
Tina Fletcher-Hill
Series Producer:
Kate Shiers

Horizon

2016

Episode 16: The Lost Tribes of Humanity

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alice Roberts explores recent discoveries in the study of human origins, revealing the transformation that has been brought about in this field by genetics. Show more

Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery

Episode 2: Bleeding Hearts

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The series about the history of surgery charts the development of heart surgery. Michael Mosley witnesses a breathtaking operation and meets a man with no heartbeat. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The team put science to the test. Liz visits the volcano that brought Britain to a standstill, while Dallas visits Vegas to explain why people are bad at predicting probabilities. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 3

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Science series. Jem is challenged to build a boat made out of ice, and take it and the rest of the team for a spin in one of the UK's busiest stretches of water. Show more

Horizon

2018

Episode 2: Teenagers vs Cancer: A User's Guide

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Inspirational film revealing how 11 teenagers and young adults deal with cancer diagnosis and treatment. These moving stories share a sense of hope and teenage bloody-mindedness. Show more