Bbc Nova

PBS NOVA - Emperor's Ghost Army (2014) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 24, 2017
PBS NOVA - Emperor's Ghost Army (2014) [Repost]

PBS NOVA - Emperor's Ghost Army (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3012 Kbps | 52 min 50 s | 1.17 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army of cavalry, infantry, horses, chariots, weapons, administrators, acrobats, and musicians, all built to serve China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, in the afterlife. Lost and forgotten for over 2,200 years, this clay army, 8,000-strong, stands poised to help the First Emperor rule again beyond the grave.

PBS NOVA - Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday? (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 4, 2017
PBS NOVA - Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday? (2013)

PBS NOVA - Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday? (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2488 Kbps | 53mn 25s | 1.01 GB
Audio: English AAC 150 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

The asteroid that exploded over Siberia—injuring more than 1,000 and damaging buildings in six cities—was a shocking reminder that Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting range. From the width of a football field to the size of a small city, these space rocks have the potential to be killers. In a collision with Earth, they could set off deadly blast waves, raging fires and colossal tidal waves. But some audacious entrepreneurs look up at asteroids and see payday, not doomsday. Some asteroids are loaded with billions of dollars’ worth of elements like iron, nickel, and platinum.

PBS Nova - The Great Math Mystery (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 5, 2016
PBS Nova - The Great Math Mystery (2015)

PBS Nova - The Great Math Mystery (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2675 Kbps | 53mn 50s | 1.07 GB
Audio: English AAC 153 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour–a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math's signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy, and the spiral in the center of a sunflower. Math was essential to everything from the first wireless radio transmissions to the successful landing of rovers on Mars. But where does math get its power?
BBC - The Girl from Ipanema: Brazil, Bossa Nova and the Beach (2016)

BBC - The Girl from Ipanema: Brazil, Bossa Nova and the Beach (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2300 Kbps | 58mn 37s | 1.02 GB
Audio: English AAC 127 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Katie Derham travels to Rio de Janeiro (where her father was born) to explore the story behind Brazil's most famous and enduring song. Written in 1962 by Antonio Carlos Jobim with lyrics by Vinicius de Moraes, with a later English translation by Norman Gimbel, The Girl from Ipanema defines the moment Brazil charmed the world stage with a laidback song about a haunting woman.

BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Aug. 31, 2017
BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)

BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)
PDTV | 704 x 400 | .AVI /XviD @ 1755 Kbps | 8x~50mn | 5.47 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Dan Cruickshank travels across the world, celebrating different types of architecture and showing how our buildings reveal our aspirations, our ingenuity and our beliefs. In each programme, buildings from all over the world are dramatically juxtaposed, revealing unexpected connections between very different types of architecture.

BBC - The Fantastic Mr Feynman (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Aug. 28, 2017
BBC - The Fantastic Mr Feynman (2013)

BBC - The Fantastic Mr Feynman (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2331 Kbps | 59 min 36 s | 1.02 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Science

Family and friends contribute to a celebration of Richard Feynman, one of the most inspiring and influential scientists of the 20th century. Feynman, who died 25 years ago, helped design the atomic bomb, won a Nobel Prize for Physics and solved the mystery of the Challenger shuttle catastrophe.

BBC - Atom (2007)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Aug. 24, 2017
BBC - Atom (2007)

BBC - Atom (2007)
PDTV | 704 x 384 | .MKV/AVC @ 1641 Kbps | 3x~58mn | 2.18 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, Science

In this three-part documentary series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of one of the greatest scientific discoveries ever: that the material world is made up of atoms.

BBC - Walking with Cavemen (2003)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 17, 2017
BBC - Walking with Cavemen (2003)

BBC - Walking with Cavemen (2003)
PDTV | 720 x 400 | .AVI/DivX @ 1471 Kbps | 4x~29mn | 1.36 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, History, Science

Breaking the mould of previous "Walking with" offerings, the BBC's Walking with Cavemen sees Professor Robert Winston follow in the footsteps of ancient man in a series that traces the history of humanity from bipedal ape-men (Australopithecus Aphaeresis) to the awakening of the human mind's potential with Homo Erectus. Spread over four fascinating half-hour instalments, Wilson presents an accessible and populist, but still suitably anthropological study on how apes became human and the traits that we inherited from our earliest ancestors.

BBC - Secrets of the Forbidden City (2009)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 10, 2017
BBC - Secrets of the Forbidden City (2009)

BBC - Secrets of the Forbidden City (2009)
PDTV | 720 x 416 | .AVI/XviD @ 1540 Kbps | 1 h 30 min | 1.10 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, History

Documentary detailing the creation of Ming Emperor Yongle's palace, the Forbidden City. Forged from hundreds of thousands of timbers felled in the remote corners of his empire, and massive stones dragged across ice from the frozen north, Yongle marshalled a million workers to his vision. At 180 acres and with 9000 rooms, it remains the greatest palace on Earth. For five centuries, what went on behind its blood red walls was forbidden to all but the intimate court of the Emperor.

BBC - The Story of Science (2010)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 19, 2017
BBC - The Story of Science (2010)

The Story of Science (2010)
PDTV | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1627 Kbps | 6x~59mn | English MP3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 4.21 GB
Genre: Documentary, Science

Michael Mosley embarks on an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path. The Story Of Science: power, proof and passion; tells the story of the forces that came together to create scientific knowledge; the practical business of making instruments and machines; the great forces of history – revolutions, voyages of discovery and artistic movements – and the dogged determination of scientists and experimenters.