Precision the Measure of All Things
Professor Marcus du Sautoy gives a guided tour through the practice of performance measurement, from lightning to heat and electricity. Follow his journey and get introduced to the concept of measurement, by one of the most prominent figure in today’s field of mathematics.
The Age of Big Data
This film by the BBC’s Horizon programme takes a look at how Big Data and analytics innovations are being applied in a number of disparate domains by: police department, medical researchers, financial traders, marketing firms.
The Science of Chance
Infection can take over the entire human body and if our immune systems aren’t strong enough we will die – in fact, infectious disease has regularly wiped out millions of people across the planet.
Pain, Pus & Poison – The Search for Modern Medicines 1: Pain
The human body is an astute instrument, fine-tuned to identify potential threat and apt to counteract and heal. Endowed with the property to anesthetize and alleviate, the human mind is fascinatingly complex.
Pain, Pus & Poison – The Search for Modern Medicines 2: Pus
One of the most prominent threats in the history of mankind has been disease. With millions of people affected by infections, worldwide, strengthening our immune system has become one of the most important topics in today’s medical research.
Pain, Pus & Poison – The Search for Modern Medicines 3: Poison
People’s perception towards poison has changed drastically. Nowadays, poison is infused into our society, in various forms. From its killer potential in the natural world, to it being found in hospitals, pharmaceutics and cosmetics all around the world, poison plays a very active role in the world we live in.
The One Percent
In this hard-hitting but humorous documentary, director Jamie Johnson takes the exploration of wealth that he began in Born Rich one step further. The One Percent, refers to the tiny percentage of Americans who control nearly half the wealth of the U.S.