Science Shows

Horizon

Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
59 Episodes
BBC
Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
31 Episodes
BBC Future
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
19 Episodes
BBC Future
How Does That Work?

How Does That Work?

Technology has made our everyday lives much easier than our ancestors had it. This series explores how this technology works, how it's being used today, and the advances that can be expected in the future.
18 Episodes
Reel
Animal Clinic

Animal Clinic

Dublin is a bustling capital city with one and a half million inhabitants. Alongside the humans live thousands of domestic animals, birds and wildlife. When they need emergency care, a dedicated team of people are there to help.
18 Episodes
Escapade
Bench to Bedside

Bench to Bedside

Bench to Bedside tells the inspirational stories of people and animals living with serious illnesses and the incredible biomedical research that could save their lives.
12 Episodes
ABC
Fight Science

Fight Science

Prepare to go beyond the dojo of pure-style martial arts and explore five new realms of combat. Fight Science brings a selection of nature's best athletes into the lab, to determine the limits of human fighting ability.
7 Episodes
Reel
HyperDrive

HyperDrive

BBC presenter and trained engineer Jack Stewart sorts solar planes from magnetic trains, offering you a guide to the vehicles and transport technologies of tomorrow.
6 Episodes
BBC Future
My Big Decision

My Big Decision

Documentary series following a number of British teenagers as they each embark upon a road trip that could lead them to a life-changing decision.
5 Episodes
BBC
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
4 Episodes
VPRO
What If?

What If?

What If?' from BBC Future explores thought experiments and hypothetical scenarios.
4 Episodes
BBC Future
Tomorrow's Food

Tomorrow's Food

Tomorrow's Food shows viewers the fascinating future of food: from field, through to the aisles of the supermarket, to our dining tables. Led by Dara O Briain, this series will reveal the cutting-edge technologies and produce appearing in farms, supermarkets, kitchens and restaurants around the world, transforming how we grow, buy and eat our food. The world's population may be growing, but we're coming up with ingenious solutions to ensure the future of our breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
3 Episodes
BBC
Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor is on a mission to the ends of the earth to immunise some of the hardest-to-reach children in the world.
2 Episodes
BBC
The Truth About Killer Dinosaurs

The Truth About Killer Dinosaurs

In this innovative series, Bill Oddie takes great joy in comparing dinosaurs with their closest living relatives - crocodiles and birds.
2 Episodes
BBC
Arctic Dilemma

Arctic Dilemma

Iceland and Greenland are being severely affected by climate chnage. How will it affect the future of the islands and their people?
2 Episodes
Reel
What Females Want and What Males Will Do

What Females Want and What Males Will Do

What Females Want and What Males Will Do explores the evolution of sexual strategies and what makes certain species winners and losers in the mating game.
2 Episodes
Reel
Drain the Ocean

Drain the Ocean

What if we could pull the plug and drain the planet's water? What would we see? What would we learn? Follow a virtual scientific expedition to the deep as we explore one of earth's last great frontiers.
2 Episodes
Reel
Rutherford and Fry

Rutherford and Fry

Drs Rutherford and Fry are on hand to solve everyday mysteries sent into BBC Future.
2 Episodes
BBC Future
Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami?

Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami?

In the West we think of devastating tsunamis as events that happen elsewhere in the world - across the far seas and in news bulletins on our televisions, affecting nations vulnerable to the Earth's seismic instability. But what would happen across the world if a tsunami was triggered by a major landslide in the Atlantic Ocean? Where would it hit, and would we survive? How would we cope in the aftermath?
2 Episodes
BBC
Superhuman

Superhuman

Go inside the human body to discover its true potential and examine whether some people are pushing it too far.
1 Episode
Reel
Great Australians with Alan Jones

Great Australians with Alan Jones

Popular media personality Alan Jones talks to a selection of talented and influential Australians who have achieved greatness in their respective fields. Eponymous without seeking the furnishings of fame, these individuals have risen to considerable challenges to become world figures in their fields.
1 Episode
Umbrella
Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow presents radical visions that illustrate not only the huge challenges we face, but also the opportunities that could materialise if we push the limits of what's possible.
1 Episode
BBC Future

Science Episodes

Tomorrow's Food - Tomorrow's Food - Episode 3

Tomorrow's Food - Episode 3

Dara visits a Quorn production plant to find out how they make meat-free products.
50mins
BBC
Tomorrow's Food - Tomorrow's Food - Episode 2

Tomorrow's Food - Episode 2

Dara visits a supermarket where robots stack the shelves.
49mins
BBC
Tomorrow's Food - Tomorrow's Food - Thanet

Tomorrow's Food - Thanet

Dallas braves vicious currents to dive on a shipwreck.
48mins
BBC
Steve Jobs - Billion Dollar Hippy

Steve Jobs - Billion Dollar Hippy

Evan Davis decodes the formula that took Apple from suburban garage to global supremacy.
49mins
BBC
Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami? - Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami? - Episode 2

Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami? - Episode 2

Could we survive a mega-tsunami? Where would it hit? How would we cope in the aftermath?
43mins
BBC
Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami? - Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami? - Episode 1

Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami? - Episode 1

Could we survive a mega-tsunami? Where would it hit? How would we cope in the aftermath?
45mins
BBC
Apollo Wives

Apollo Wives

Documentary following the reunion in Arizona of ten of the wives of Apollo astronauts.
50mins
BBC
Scientists create particle robots like Prince of Wales' feared 'grey goo'

Scientists create particle robots like Prince of Wales' feared 'grey goo'

Scientists have developed cell-like robots that they compare to the 'grey goo' feared by the Prince of Wales.
Press Association
UK's first driverless bus tested in Manchester

UK's first driverless bus tested in Manchester

Stagecoach trials the country's first single-deck autonomous bus at its depot in Manchester.
Press Association
Russian-US crew arrive at International Space Station

Russian-US crew arrive at International Space Station

A Russian-American crew has arrived at the International Space Station, five months after a botched launch led to an emergency landing for two of the three astronauts. This time, the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Nasa astronauts Nick Hague and Ch...
Press Association
SpaceX capsule departs International Space Station

SpaceX capsule departs International Space Station

SpaceX's new crew capsule has undocked from the International Space Station and is heading towards an old-fashioned splashdown. The Dragon capsule pulled away from the orbiting lab with a test dummy named Ripley as its lone occupant.
24secs
Press Association
At least 23 dead in Alabama tornado: sheriff

At least 23 dead in Alabama tornado: sheriff

Authorities say at least 23 people, some of them children, have died after a tornado swept through Lee County, Alabama, destroying numerous homes and leaving a death toll that could rise as rescuers sift through the rubble.
1min
Reuters
Mobile World Congress 2019: Nokia announce five new handsets

Mobile World Congress 2019: Nokia announce five new handsets

Nokia announces five new handsets at the World Mobile Congress 2019 in Barcelona. The Nokia 9 PureView is the world's first five-camera array smartphone.
Press Association
Huawei unveil new foldable smartphone Mate X

Huawei unveil new foldable smartphone Mate X

Huawei unveil their new Mate X foldable smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.
Press Association
Mobile World Congress 2019: What to expect

Mobile World Congress 2019: What to expect

Foldable phones, 5G and better smartphone cameras are expected to be the main talking points when the Mobile World Congress technology trade show begins in Barcelona next week.
Press Association
Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch on Thursday night by SpaceX. The Beresheet lander, which is about the size of a washing machine, will orbit Earth for two months un...
Press Association
Europe could be looking to mine the moon by 2025

Europe could be looking to mine the moon by 2025

The European Space Agency will be working with local companies in Europe to prepare for an upcoming lunar mission.
Next Animation Studio
Scientists find ancient life buried underneath Antarctic ice

Scientists find ancient life buried underneath Antarctic ice

Researchers have discovered remains of tiny sea creatures deep beneath the ice in Antarctica, according to a report published in Nature.
1min
Next Animation Studio
World's largest bee rediscovered in Indonesia

World's largest bee rediscovered in Indonesia

The world's largest bee has been rediscovered, more than 160 years after it was first seen on a tropical Indonesian island. The giant insect is as long as an adult's thumb, and not a single one of them had been seen since 1981.
Press Association
Premature baby ray 'hatches' from plastic bag

Premature baby ray 'hatches' from plastic bag

Mandatory Courtesy: Macduff Marine Aquarium. A premature baby ray that was kept in a plastic bag for its safety has been successfully released at a north-east aquarium.The baby thornback was born in December, roughly a month early, prompting staf...
2mins
Press Association
Samsung reveals the Galaxy Fold: a luxury foldable smartphone

Samsung reveals the Galaxy Fold: a luxury foldable smartphone

Samsung has unveiled a highly-anticipated foldable smartphone that will cost consumers almost 2,000 US dollars (GBP1,530). The Galaxy Fold, launched in San Francisco on Wednesday, is due to be released on April 26 in the US and May 3 in Europe.
Press Association
Sung and unsung heroines of science

Sung and unsung heroines of science

The history of science is usually portrayed as the history of male scientists. But women have also played crucial roles in science. We travel in time, from the world's first chemist more than 3,000 years ago to a 2018 physics Nobel laureate.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Harpoon tested in space to capture dangerous debris

Harpoon tested in space to capture dangerous debris

A harpoon designed to spear and capture space junk has been tested for the first time. The RemoveDebris mission is hoping to address the issue of debris in space left over by past rockets and other deployments, with 16,000 to 20,000 pieces being ...
3mins
Press Association
Nasa declares Mars rover dead after 15 years on red planet

Nasa declares Mars rover dead after 15 years on red planet

Nasa's longest-running rover on Mars has been pronounced dead, 15 years after it landed on the planet. Opportunity was built to operate just three months, but ran from July 2003 to June 2018, continuing to send back vital information.
Press Association
Man beats AI machine in debating competition

Man beats AI machine in debating competition

An IBM-made machine designed to win debates has lost out to a human champion debater from London, in a heated competition of man versus artificial intelligence. The tech firm's Project Debater is said to be the world's first AI system that can de...
Press Association
UK-built Mars rover named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin

UK-built Mars rover named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin

The UK-built ExoMars robot that will set out to find evidence of life on Mars has been named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin.
Press Association
Scientists Have Created Meat In A Lab!

Scientists Have Created Meat In A Lab!

Have you heard about the controversial new 'fake meat'? Scientists have discovered a way to grow cultured meat in a lab and it's said to revolutionise the meat industry! Would you try fake meat from a lab?
1min
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Measuring the world

Measuring the world

As part of the ICARUS project, animals are equipped with transmitters and observed from the ISS. The project could help monitor the spread of disease, climate change and natural disasters.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Jaguar Land Rover showcases light projections for self-driving vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover showcases light projections for self-driving vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of driverless vehicles using lights.
Press Association
Teenage boy among first in UK to have beam therapy for brain tumour

Teenage boy among first in UK to have beam therapy for brain tumour

A 15-year-old with a rare brain tumour is to undergo pioneering proton beam therapy at the UK's first dedicated treatment centre.
Press Association
Super blood wolf moon shines across the UK

Super blood wolf moon shines across the UK

Skygazers in parts of the UK lucky enough to be under clear skies have been treated to the astronomical spectacle of a super blood wolf moon.
Press Association
NASA release animation of space snowman, Ultima Thule

NASA release animation of space snowman, Ultima Thule

Nasa releases time-lapse footage of Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever explored by humans. The movie was put together from photos taken on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day as the spacecraft made its closest approach, but not sent back to ...
Press Association
First look at trio of Samsung robots at CES 2019

First look at trio of Samsung robots at CES 2019

Samsung exhibits its robot trio - the Bot Care, Bot Retail and Bot Air - at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.
Press Association
Table tennis robot steals the show at CES

Table tennis robot steals the show at CES

A table tennis robot has gained attention on the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Press Association
Hyundai 'walking car' prototype could help saving lives during natural disasters

Hyundai 'walking car' prototype could help saving lives during natural disasters

Hyundai is hoping to save lives after natural disasters by designing a walking car that could help climb over tricky terrain to reach those in need. The South Korean automotive giant is calling its Elevate concept the first Ultimate Mobility Vehi...
Press Association
Ultima Thule ice world revealed by Nasa spacecraft

Ultima Thule ice world revealed by Nasa spacecraft

The ice world known as Ultima Thule has been revealed by Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft and shows it as two objects joined together.
Press Association
Bread-baking robot among new gadgets on show at CES

Bread-baking robot among new gadgets on show at CES

New gadgets go on show at CES Unveiled in Las Vegas ahead of the main Consumer Electronics Show that opens on January 8.
Press Association
Hubble discovers quasar with a brightness of 600 trillion suns

Hubble discovers quasar with a brightness of 600 trillion suns

The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the brightest quasar seen in the early universe which has the brightness of about 600 trillion suns. Astronomers used data from the Nasa/European Space Agency telescope to find the ancient quasar, which ...
Press Association
Smart vehicle technology is the new star of CES

Smart vehicle technology is the new star of CES

The technology on display at CES increasingly involves cars and other vehicles, with the gadget show becoming ever more diverse in the products showcased as a result.
Press Association
How big is CES 2019?

How big is CES 2019?

Crowds gather to check out the latest consumer gadgets at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Press Association
The best gadgets of CES 2019

The best gadgets of CES 2019

CES, the biggest trade show in the technology calendar, has come to a close in Las Vegas after a week of flexible screens, robots, and driverless cars.
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Press Association
China broadcasts pictures from far side of the moon

China broadcasts pictures from far side of the moon

China has broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side. It's the first-ever soft landing on the side of the moon that faces away from Earth.
Press Association
CES 2019: A door to stop parcel theft

CES 2019: A door to stop parcel theft

The eDor system has fold-out compartments attached to the inside of doors to allow delivery drivers to dispatch parcels securely.
Press Association
Cool gadgets from CES 2019

Cool gadgets from CES 2019

Cool gadgets from CES 2019 - the world's largest technology trade show - where thousands of new devices and technologies are on display to the public for the first time.
Press Association
The Top 5 Best Inventions Straight Out Of Africa!

The Top 5 Best Inventions Straight Out Of Africa!

Some of the worlds most innovative inventions and discoveries have come straight of out Africa! Here's a top five list of all the very best ones!
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Hubble Telescope captures most detailed image ever of nearby galaxy

Hubble Telescope captures most detailed image ever of nearby galaxy

The most detailed image yet of a 40-billion-star neighbouring galaxy has been captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The Triangulum Galaxy, located three million light years away from the Milky Way, is one of the most distant objects visible to ...
Press Association
SpaceX launches first national security mission with Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX launches first national security mission with Falcon 9 rocket

The Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX, which is carrying a US military navigation satellite, blasts off from Florida's Cape Canaveral, marking the space transportation company's first national security space mission for the United States.
Press Association
Scientists create 3D-printed hand that can play Jingle Bells

Scientists create 3D-printed hand that can play Jingle Bells

Scientists at Cambridge University have developed a 3D-printed robotic hand which can play simple musical phrases like Jingle Bells on the piano by just moving its wrist.
Press Association