Physical Science

PLUG AND PRAY
PLUG AND PRAY

Biology  Physical Science  Health  Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  2011  Directed by Women 

The idea of intelligent machines has captivated humankind's imagination for centuries. But recent breakthroughs are poised to make this fantastical dream a reality. Featuring interviews with leading scientists and thinkers, Plug and Pray is a deeply fascinating, occasionally frightening journey into the new world of artificial intelligence, an exploration of what's possible today and what it will mean for us tomorrow.

RIVER OF TIME
RIVER OF TIME

Science  Russia  Physical Science  Europe  Eastern Europe 

A poetic journey into the groundbreaking theories of Russian scientist Igor Novikov, renowned for his work in astrophysics and amazing theories on the concept of time.

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THE PHYSICISTS

Physical Science  Science 

Offers a dazzling introduction to physics theory and experimentation, showing how physicists are challenging our concepts of matter, space and time, featuring interviews with some of the country's leading scientists.

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THE MASTER OF LIGHT

American Studies  Physical Science  Science 

Examines the life and scientific career of Albert A. Michelson (1852-1931), a pioneer in the world of physics who in 1907 became the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.

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GOD, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING ELSE

Physical Science  Religion & Spirituality  Science 

Features a provocative and wide-ranging conversation between three world- class scientists-Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan-on the nature of...well, everything.

ALBERT SZENT-GYORGYI: A SPECIAL GIFT
ALBERT SZENT-GYORGYI: A SPECIAL GIFT

Biology  Eastern Europe  Health  Science  Physical Science 

Examines the life and work of one of the century's most important and original bio- medical scientists, and winner of the 1937 Nobel Prize for Medicine.

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ALAN BEAN: ART OFF THIS EARTH

Short Films  American Studies  Art History  Physical Science  Science 

Profiles Alan Bean, the Apollo XII astronaut who in November 1969 became the fourth man to set foot on the moon, and who later turned to painting to share the vision he brought back from space.

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NEON: AN ELECTRIC MEMOIR

Science  Physical Science  Architecture 

Chronicles the history of neon, the luminescent gas discovered in 1898 by a British chemist, showing how neon is utilized today by designers, photographers, artists, sculptors and architects.