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1.

Startalk: With Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Science, pop culture and comedy collide in National Geographic's talk show hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Along with celebrity guests and comic co-hosts, the show explores a variety of cosmic topics and collides pop culture with science.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Planet Earth II

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This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

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"Judgment day: intelligent design on trial" captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania, in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design--the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state. ... Featuring trial reenactments based on court transcripts and interviews with key participants and expert scient [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude

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Recounts how John Harrison discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation.
DVD
2008; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Journey to Planet Earth: The State of the Planet's Oceans

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"Investigates the health and sustainability of the world's oceans, with a special emphasis on climate change and issues affecting marine reserves, fisheries and coastal ecosystems" -- Container.
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Life After People

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What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. As global warming and the depletion of natural resources become ever more pressing issues it is critical to consider how we can reduce our impact on the planet. Journey to locations around the globe already going through the processes of a lack of human intervention. See the changes wrought in just decades in ghostly settlements like Chernobyl, which was abandoned since only 1986, and island towns off the coast of Maine. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Life in Cold Blood

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Amphibians and reptiles ruled the world for nearly 200 million years, and today there are well over 14,000 species. Ranging from some of the largest, most deadly creatures on Earth to the smallest and strangest, these are some of the most fascinating and dramatic animals on the planet. Looks at parental and breeding behavior, as well as adaptability. A magnificent overview of life on the planet Earth.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Frankensteer

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An exposé on Canada's cattle industry, driven by the economic incentives of agribusiness. Beef cattle are raised on huge feedlots which expose them to diseases, then treated with antibiotics and growth hormones.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sex and the Healthy Gene Pool

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Discusses the methods by which the animal world maximizes each sexual encounter to produce the optimum number and/or hardiest offspring, thereby ensuring the continuation of the species.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Thunder on the Mountain

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Every year, more and more people are drawn to the beauty of Europe's and North America's scenic mountain ranges to live, work, and play. But, without warning, these picturesque mountains can turn deadly. Witness devastating landslides, avalanches, and mudslides firsthand, and see how earlier prediction can prevent diaster-- and save lives.
VHS
1999; 1998
Ivy (By Request)
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E².: Energy

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A six-part series featuring people and places around the globe where efforts are being made to improve our environment for the future.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Miracles by Design

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An exploration of how technological innovations are impacting our lives.
VHS
1993; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Alien Planet

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The dynamic meeting of solid science and futuristic simulation culminates in a dramatic exploration to another inhabited planet seven light years away. Alien planet creates a realistic depiction of creatures on another world, where life is provable.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Climbing Redwood Giants

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These giant trees stretch more than 300 feet above the ground, with hidden gardens and mysterious predators thriving within their canopy. Obsessive redwood climber Steve Sillett of Humboldt State University investigates their monster crowns, tallying biological material and discovering new record-breaking trees, while escaping falling branches and crashing trees in the process. Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay charts the redwood range.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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SuperCroc

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This program details the discovery of the fossil of a 40-foot crocodile who lived 110 million years ago.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Darwin's Darkest Hour

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In 1858 Charles Darwin received a letter from naturalist Alfred Wallace, explaining his own theory of evolution. This was the trigger event that led to the publication of Darwins seminal theory on the origin of species.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Mind's Big Bang: What About God?

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In The mind's big bang: Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological and social explosion, allowing humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? In What about God?: Of all the species on earth, only humans try to explain who they are and how they came to be. Encounter real stories of people struggling to find a balance between religion and science, realms that play very different roles in assigning order to the universe and a purpose to life.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hyperspace

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A brief introduction to the universe, from the beginning to the end. Explores the Big Bang, black holes, the possibilities of extra-terrestrial life, and terraforming.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Best of Beakman's World

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This show works like a cross between Mr. Wizard and Monty Python, the science teacher, Beakman answers viewer questions about science.
DVD
2004; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tesla

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"Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edision and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would becom most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity pulsing through his body, dazzled by the spectacle of the inventor seemingly on fire. Even more read about his claims of receiving signals from outer space and his plans for using the earth's natural charge to distribute free electricity. Tesla the strange wizard and mad scientist overtook Tesla the brilliant engineer--the seer of the wireless world we all live in. Lost in the spectacular rise [...]
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)