Physical Science

The Poison Squad 111 min.

Based on the book by Deborah Blum,The Poison Squad tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley, who took on powerful food manufacturers and their allies. Following Wiley’s unusual experiments and tireless advocacy, the film charts the path of the forgotten man who laid the groundwork for U.S. consumer protection laws, and ultimately the creation of the FDA.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

8 Days: To the Moon and Back 86 min.

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Ancient Skies 180 min.

Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.With breathtaking CGI, beautiful landscape footage, and some of the world’s most important astronomical artifacts, Ancient Skies looks at the cosmos through the eyes of our ancestors.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Back to the Moon 53 min.

Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, new scientific discoveries are fueling excitement for a return to the lunar surface—this time, to stay. Join the scientists and engineers working to make life on the moon a reality.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Changing Planet 55 min.

See how fast our planet is changing. Cities are growing, forests are disappearing, and glaciers melting—but in Tanzania locals have regenerated the landscape, saving a family of chimpanzees.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Colorful Planet 55 min.

In a kaleidoscope of color, swirls of phytoplankton trigger an oceanic feeding frenzy, China turns yellow as millions of flowers bloom and at night the waters off the coast of Argentina are spotted with mysterious green lights.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Finding the Center 55 min.

Episode Two charts efforts to give the earth a shape and a place. From flat earth legends to Galileo’s telescope, this episode tracks major changes in our scientific understanding.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Gods and Monsters 55 min.

We explore the earliest origins of our relationship with the skies, from our earliest ancestors, to the birth of science.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Ice Worlds 53 min.

In the far reaches of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune dazzle with unexpected rings, supersonic winds, and dozens of moons. And NASA’s New Horizons gets a stunning up-close view of Pluto before venturing deep into the Kuiper Belt.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Inner Worlds 53 min.

The rocky planets were born of similar material around the same time. Yet only one of them supports life. Were Earth's neighbors always so extreme and is there somewhere else in the solar system life might flourish?

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019