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Showing 1 - 10 of 13 titles with a criteria of Subject is History of Science


A history of the esoteric ideas and myths that served as a breeding ground for Nazi ideology and inspired Adolf Hiter.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 90 minutes

Contrasts sci-fi ideas about terraforming Mars with the state of NYC's waterways, and questions the viability of colonizing Mars before making our own planet sustainable.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 73 minutes

Examines the history of the US eugenics movement and its recent resurrection, which uses false scientific claims and holds that an all-powerful 'gene' determines who is worthy and who is not. This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 106 minutes

A rare behind-the-scenes look at the Vatican Observatory, and the cosmological questions tackled by the Jesuit astronomers there.

Bullfrog Films | 2004 | 48 minutes

Examines the ethical issues associated with DNA testing.

Bullfrog Films | 1997 | 30 minutes

Explores the dangers of potato blight and the chemicals used to control it.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 57 minutes

Illuminating stories told by scientists who actually worked on the Manhattan Project.

Icarus Films | 1995 | 55 minutes

The life and work of one of the most important neuroscientists of the 20th century, Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 95 minutes

Meet Marian Diamond, one of the founders of modern neuroscience, and an inspirational teacher to thousands at UC Berkeley and to millions around the world.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 57 minutes

A lively look at the latest developments in the scientific study of laughter.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 48 minutes