Patterned Planet 55 min.

From space, earth’s surface is covered in weird and wonderful shapes. Wombats design their own landscape in Australia and hundreds of forest elephants create a tear in the endless green of the Congo forest canopy.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Egg: Life's Perfect Invention 54 min.

The egg is perhaps nature’s most perfect life support system. Step by step as the egg hatches, host David Attenborough reveals the wonder behind these incredible miracles of nature.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Don't Bring Extinct Creatures Back to Life: A Debate 95 min.

De-extinction describes the process of creating an organism that belongs to or closely resembles an extinct species. While this process was once a science-fiction fantasy explored in films like Jurassic Park, recent biological and technological breakthroughs suggest that reviving extinct creatures, like the passenger pigeon and the woolly mammoth, could soon become a reality. The benefits of de-ex...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! NOVA: Wonders, Season 1 318 min.

NOVA Wonders is a fresh, lively series that makes complicated concepts accessible while taking a deep dive into the scientific process. Each episode poses a single big scientific question and takes viewers along on a journey to explore how far we've come in our quest for answers, and how we've managed to get here. Among the intriguing topics pondered are the secret language of animals, what's hidd...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Animal Conversations - When Animals Talk To Animals 53 min.

This film explores the many ways in which animals communicate with each other. Researchers are paying close attention to animal vocalizations because what animals say to each other conveys meaning. In this film, we discover how dolphins call each other by name. How songbirds develop dialects and how monkeys are adept at using protosyntax. We hear serenades by bats and by elephants in the savannah....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Can We Make Life? 54 min.

"It's alive!" Since Dr. Frankenstein spoke those famous words, we've been alternately enthralled and terrified by the idea of creating life in the lab. Now, a revolution in genetic engineering and thrilling innovations in synthetic biology are bringing that dream—or nightmare, as the case may be—closer to reality. New tools allow researchers to use cells to create their own DNA.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

What Are Animals Saying? 54 min.

From singing whales and squeaking bats to thumping spiders and clicking dolphins, the world is filled with the exotic sounds of our fellow creatures. What are they saying? Can we decode their communications? NOVA Wonders follows researchers around the globe who are deciphering an amazing array of clues that reveal how animals share information critical to their survival.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

What's Living in You? 54 min.

Whether they make you fat, fart, or freak out, microbes play a central role in your life. Right beneath your nose—on your face, in your gut, and everywhere in between—trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi are so abundant in your body, they outnumber your human cells. But these aren’t just nasty hitch-hikers. Many are crucial to your survival.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Homo Spatius 54 min.

Combining adventure and the exploration of the human body, Homo Spatius offers unique insights into the physical and psychological effects of space travel on astronauts and measures the impact on medical sciences.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Murder on the Reef 52 min.

Murder on the Reef follows the hotly debated issues surrounding the world's largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. But is it too late? Many scientists now believe as much as fifty percent of the corals in the Great Barrier Reef have died. Through a complex mix of voices from locals, to scientists and indigenous spokespeople, this documentary traces the many culprits including water cont...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018