Bbc Nova

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 The Sky at Night - Telescope Takeover (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 13, 2017
BBC The Sky at Night - Telescope Takeover (2017)

BBC The Sky at Night - Telescope Takeover (2017)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3394 Kbps | 28mn 48s | 727 MB
Audio: English AAC 134 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

The team travel to the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands where they take control of some of the world's largest telescopes to view the most spectacular sights in the night sky.

BBC - Canterbury Cathedral (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 30, 2017
BBC - Canterbury Cathedral (2014)

BBC - Canterbury Cathedral (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3191 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 4.59 GB
Audio: English AAC 132 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

Series covering a year in the life of Canterbury Cathedral.

BBC - China's Terracotta Army (2007)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 30, 2017
BBC - China's Terracotta Army (2007)

BBC - China's Terracotta Army (2007)
PDTV | 720 x 400 | AVI/XviD @ 1662 Kbps | 59mn 1s | English AC-3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 758 MB
Genre: Documentary, History

Documentary following the making of the British Museum's biggest exhibition in a generation and telling the story of its subject, the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huangdi, who founded the world's oldest political entity and created the spectacular Terracotta Army to guard his vast tomb. Dan Snow follows museum curator Jane Portal and the design team as they create the exhibition, and travels to China to see the original Great Wall, the sacred mountain Tai Shan and the necropolis at Xian.

BBC - Art of China (2014) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 28, 2017
BBC - Art of China (2014) [Repost]

BBC - Art of China (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3031 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 3.82 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts, History

Andrew Graham-Dixon combines an appreciation of Chinese art with a journey of discovery around the country, seeking to understand the works in their historical context.

BBC - The Secret Life of the Sun (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 23, 2017
BBC - The Secret Life of the Sun (2013)

BBC - The Secret Life of the Sun (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2799 Kbps | 58mn 40s | 1.23 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

90 million miles away from us is the power that shapes our world - the Sun. We see it shine in the sky above us, but beyond our sight something dramatic is happening - the Sun is going into overdrive. It's more active now that it's been for a decade, sending eruptions of super-heated plasma and vast waves of radiation towards our planet. With the potential to disrupt our lives in dramatic ways.

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

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 12, 2017
BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)

BBC - Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture (2008)
BDRip | 1440 x 810 | .MKV/AVC @ 5500 Kbps | 8x~50mn | 15.8 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
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.

PBS NOVA - Secrets of Noah's Ark (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 12, 2017
PBS NOVA - Secrets of Noah's Ark (2015)

PBS NOVA - Secrets of Noah's Ark (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 716 | .MP4/AVC @ 2415 Kbps | 53mn 55s | 986 MB
Audio: English AAC 137 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

In 1948, a British pilot serving in Iraq acquired a clay tablet with an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription. The ancient writing tells the story of how the god Enki warns a Sumerian king named Atram-Hasis of a future flood that will destroy mankind. Enki gives him instructions for building a boat to save his family and livestock. If that sounds like a familiar tale, it's because this was one of several ancient flood traditions that, centuries later, would inspire the biblical story of Noah.