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 - these are just a few of the daunting challenges...
In this three-part series, professor Al-Khalili traces the extraordinary story of how the elements were discovered and mapped. He follows in the footsteps of the pioneers who cracked their...
Monster Quake: Will We Survive?
The damage inflicted by Chile's massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake in 2010 was a wake-up call. What would happen if a similar earthquake were to hit Seattle,...
Monster Quake: Are We Next?
Since 2004, a series of rare super-earthquakes has been sweeping the Pacific Rim; among them, the earthquake that triggered the Japanese tsunami - 15 times bigger than...
Imagine the challenge of trying to move an entire house - fixtures, fixings, brick walls, chimney, windows and roof - intact through a major city, over a mountain range or across a...
How To Grow A Planet
Plants are a silent power that have shaped the Earth, creating our atmosphere and driving the evolution of every single animal in the world – including us. In this fascinating...
Fake or Fortune?
Journalist Fiona Bruce and art expert Philip Mould are back on the hunt for lost masterpieces in this fascinating three-part series. As they follow paintings back through time, using...