Engineering


New! Apollo’s Daring Mission 53 min.

Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win the space race.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Flying Supersonic 53 min.

Go inside the race to build the first supersonic airliner, the Concorde. Discover how engineers made Mach 2 airline flight possible, and meet the scientists wrangling sonic booms to revive the dream of supersonic passenger travel today.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Operation Bridge Rescue 53 min.

Follow the rebuilding of the 19th century Blenheim Covered Bridge. Watch craftsmen raise this engineering icon under grueling time pressure and witness traditional artisans in China restoring ancient covered bridges to ensure their survival.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Thai Cave Rescue 53 min.

Follow the harrowing operation to rescue 12 boys stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand, and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Joy of AI 60 min.

Professor Jim al-Khalili takes a sharp-witted and optimistic look at machines that can simulate, augment, and even outperform the human mind – and why we should not let this spook us. He tells the story of the pursuit of AI, the emergence of machine learning, and the recent breakthroughs brought about by artificial neural networks. See how spam filters use AI to weed out v!agr@ as well as Viagra f...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Global Estrangement 53 min.

About 100 years after man stepped on the moon, it’s likely that we are in a position to colonize Mars. We are heading towards the creation of a planetary civilization in what will be the greatest transition in the history of humankind. A brave new world lies before us. And a high-speed race to reverse the poisoning of the planet. We used fossil fuels to take the big leap of the Industrial Revoluti...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Mutation 68 min.

We are at the starting line of an exponential technological change. In the coming decades we will experience the dematerialization of technology. Computers will abandon desks to be installed in eyes, in walls and in everything that surrounds us. Chips will be integrated in virtually everything around us, transmitting vital information. The quality of life and the average life expectancy will incre...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New Nomads 57 min.

In 2077, we will be three billion more people. On the one hand, we have technological possibilities like never before at our disposal. On the other hand, we have the pressure of demographic growth and the threats of resource scarcity, pollution, and climate change. How can we meet energy and food needs in a sustainable way, without jeopardizing our permanence on this planet? Ten thousand years aft...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

An Unquenchable Thirst 56 min.

In the future, will the human being be at the top of technology, using it to solve the great problems of humankind? Will technology bring more freedom to be able to devote to exercising the highest values of the human being? What is this desire to annihilate our neighbor that seems to not have evolved ever since the origin of modern man more than 100 thousand years ago, despite the average values...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

10 Modern Marvels that Changed America 56 min.

A whirlwind tour of 10 engineering feats that made our civilization possible: from the Erie Canal and Eads Bridge, to the Holland Tunnel and Hoover Dam. Find out which 10 modern marvels made the list!

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018