Astronomy


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Absolute Desert

3. Sahara with Michael Palin: Absolute Desert

After visiting Timbuktu, Michael heads east to the land of nomadic herders, the Wodaabe.

What Is Out There?

1. The Story of Science: Power, Proof and Passion: What Is Out There?

How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

Back to Earth 2

4. Stargazing Live: Series 3, Back to Earth 2

Brian, Dara and their guests return to celebrate all things astronomical.

Episode 1

1. Stargazing Live: Series 3, Episode 1

Dara O Briain and Professor Brian Cox take a special look at Mars exploration.

Back to Earth 1

2. Stargazing Live: Series 3, Back to Earth 1

Brian, Dara and their guests return to celebrate all things astronomical.

Episode 2

3. Stargazing Live: Series 3, Episode 2

Dara and Brian reveal how the depths of space can shine a light on the distant past.

Episode 3

5. Stargazing Live: Series 3, Episode 3

Dara and Brian discuss meteors, asteroids and comets and their surprising secrets.

Back to Earth 3

6. Stargazing Live: Series 3, Back to Earth 3

Brian, Dara and their guests return to celebrate all things astronomical.

Outer Limits

The Sky at Night: Outer Limits

Sir Patrick Moore discusses the ice giants Uranus and Neptune.

Curious About Mars

The Sky at Night: Curious About Mars

As Mars returns to the night skies, Sir Patrick Moore discusses its four faces.

Seeing Stars

2. Horizon: 2011-2012, Seeing Stars

How a new generation of supertelescopes are helping astronomers explore the universe.

The Stars Indoors

The Sky at Night: The Stars Indoors

Sir Patrick Moore visits the South Downs Planetarium.

Nothing

2. Everything and Nothing: Nothing

How the quantum world of the supersmall shaped the vast universe we inhabit today.

Falling

3. Wonders of the Universe: Falling

Brian Cox takes on the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe - gravity.

Everything

1. Everything and Nothing: Everything

Professor Jim Al-Khalili sets out to discover what the universe might actually look like.

What Happened Before the Big Bang?

3. Horizon: 2010-2011, What Happened Before the Big Bang?

A journey into the dizzying world of cosmic bounces, rips and multiple universes.