National Geographic Specials - Fatal Insomnia
Delves into the science of sleep in order to understand fatal familial insomnia, a rare but deadly genetic disease.
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The Tipping Points
In this six-part series, BC-based journalist and adventurer Bernice Notenboom heads to areas of the planet where climate systems may be nearing a tipping point. Bernice joins...
Hauling a submarine over dry land, transporting a fleet of mega-yachts across the Atlantic, and relocating a town sitting on a gold mine...
Thanks to the invention of spaceflight, the drive to explore is leading us upward and outward, off of our own planet and out into the solar system where a host of alien worlds offer us...
A star dies in a supernova explosion, and curtains of light - the aurora borealis - dance before our eyes. Galaxies collide. Comets flash across the sky. The moon arcs across night’s horizon,...
National Geographic Specials - How to Build a Beating Heart
Delve into the cutting-edge field of tissue engineering to see how scientists are attempting to harness the body’s...
Time Zero: The Last Year of Polaroid Film
In 2008, Polaroid ceased production of all instant film, signaling the end of an era - and an art form. In Time Zero, director Grant Hamilton, an...
National Geographic Specials - 24 Hours After: Asteroid Impact
Travel back 66 million years ago, when a meteor struck the earth and wiped out three-quarters of all life on the...
The Real Revolutionaries
This is the story of technologys Fairchild Eight eight men who became the driving force behind the Digital Age as they built Silicon Valley from the ground up....