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
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
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

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