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The science behind the earthquake and tsunami that have devastated Japan

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The science behind the earthquake and tsunami that have devastated Japan

This story of the lives of three Australian women told with remarkable honesty demonstrates how fascinating and complex so-called 'ordinary' life can be.

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This story of the lives of three Australian women told with remarkable honesty demonstrates how fascinating and complex so-called 'ordinary' life can be.

Dallas Campbell delves into the Horizon archive to discover how our understanding of intelligence has transformed over the last century. From early caveman thinkers to computers doing the thinking for us, he discovers the best ways of testing how clever we are - and enhancing it.

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Dallas Campbell delves into the Horizon archive to discover how our understanding of intelligence has transformed over the last century. From early caveman thinkers to computers doing the thinking for us, he discovers the best ways of testing how clever we are - and enhancing it.

Unreported World meets remarkable people fighting back against leprosy in India, where millions affected by the disease are pushed to the margins of society, ostracised by their friends and families. Based on targets set by the World Health Organization, the Indian government claims it has eliminated leprosy. However Unreported World reveals the numbers of new cases in some areas could be much higher than previously estimated.

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Unreported World meets remarkable people fighting back against leprosy in India, where millions affected by the disease are pushed to the margins of society, ostracised by their friends and families. Based on targets set by the World Health Organization, the Indian government claims it has eliminated leprosy. However Unreported World reveals the numbers of new cases in some areas could be much higher than previously estimated.

Financial journalist Ben Laurance looks at whether the coalition\'s keystone policy, the Big Society, may actually benefit big business, while the public and voluntary sectors feel the pinch of austerity Britain.

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Financial journalist Ben Laurance looks at whether the coalition\'s keystone policy, the Big Society, may actually benefit big business, while the public and voluntary sectors feel the pinch of austerity Britain.

Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

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Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

Compilation of performances from the BBC archives of top Island Records artists, including Cat Stevens\'s Father and Son, Roxy Music\'s Do the Strand, Stir It Up by Bob Marley and the Wailers, Steel Pulse, U2, PJ Harvey, Baaba Mal and Amy Winehouse.

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Compilation of performances from the BBC archives of top Island Records artists, including Cat Stevens\'s Father and Son, Roxy Music\'s Do the Strand, Stir It Up by Bob Marley and the Wailers, Steel Pulse, U2, PJ Harvey, Baaba Mal and Amy Winehouse.

Documentary telling the story of what happened to blues music on its journey from the southern states of America to the heart of British pop and rock culture, providing an in-depth look at what this music really meant to a generation of kids desperate for an antidote to their experiences of living in post-war suburban Britain.

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Documentary telling the story of what happened to blues music on its journey from the southern states of America to the heart of British pop and rock culture, providing an in-depth look at what this music really meant to a generation of kids desperate for an antidote to their experiences of living in post-war suburban Britain.

Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.

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Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.

Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

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Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

The paperback book democratized reading in the 20th century, and printing directly onto the covers became a way of selling a book in the mass market.

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The paperback book democratized reading in the 20th century, and printing directly onto the covers became a way of selling a book in the mass market.

Examining medieval books such as the Luttrell Psalter and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

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Examining medieval books such as the Luttrell Psalter and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

A look at the 4th-century Codex Sinaiticus and 12th-century Winchester bibles.

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A look at the 4th-century Codex Sinaiticus and 12th-century Winchester bibles.

Neil Oliver reaches the end of his epic tour of our most distant past with the arrival of metals and the social revolution that ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life.

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Neil Oliver reaches the end of his epic tour of our most distant past with the arrival of metals and the social revolution that ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life.

Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of Ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age, including Stonehenge itself. This is a time of elite travellers, who were inventing the very idea of Heaven itself.

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Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of Ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age, including Stonehenge itself. This is a time of elite travellers, who were inventing the very idea of Heaven itself.

Neil Oliver continues the story of how today\'s Britain and its people were forged over thousands of years of ancient history. It\'s 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers.

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Neil Oliver continues the story of how today\'s Britain and its people were forged over thousands of years of ancient history. It\'s 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers.

Neil Oliver travels back to ice age Britain as he begins the epic story of how our land and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history. This week sees a struggle for survival in a brutal world of climate change and environmental catastrope.

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Neil Oliver travels back to ice age Britain as he begins the epic story of how our land and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history. This week sees a struggle for survival in a brutal world of climate change and environmental catastrope.

David Attenborough returns to the island of Madagascar on a very personal quest.

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David Attenborough returns to the island of Madagascar on a very personal quest.

The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

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The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

The sixth of Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the Greek philosopher Aristotle and the rules of golf.

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The sixth of Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the Greek philosopher Aristotle and the rules of golf.

The story of a Mumbai slum school choir who perform a concert at the city's prestigious National Centre for the Performing Arts.

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The story of a Mumbai slum school choir who perform a concert at the city's prestigious National Centre for the Performing Arts.

Follows the animals\' fortunes through the wet and dry seasons in this island of extremes.

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Follows the animals\' fortunes through the wet and dry seasons in this island of extremes.

A look at the eastern coast of the island and its unique wildlife.

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A look at the eastern coast of the island and its unique wildlife.

Revealing the wildlife at home in Madagascar\'s most bizarre and dramatic places.

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Revealing the wildlife at home in Madagascar\'s most bizarre and dramatic places.

Michael Sandel asks if it is fair to tax the rich to help the poor.

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Michael Sandel asks if it is fair to tax the rich to help the poor.

Harvard professor Michael Sandel examines Immanuel Kant's stringent theory of morality.

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Harvard professor Michael Sandel examines Immanuel Kant's stringent theory of morality.

Comparing the merits of Shakespeare and The Simpsons to explore John Stuart Mill's theory.

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Comparing the merits of Shakespeare and The Simpsons to explore John Stuart Mill's theory.

The exquisite Rosslyn Chapel is a masterpiece in stone. It used to be one of Scotland's best kept secrets, but it became world-famous when it was featured in Dan Brown's the Da Vinci Code.

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The exquisite Rosslyn Chapel is a masterpiece in stone. It used to be one of Scotland's best kept secrets, but it became world-famous when it was featured in Dan Brown's the Da Vinci Code.

A look at the role and responsibilities of local authorities in the UK, the workings of Westminster, different electoral systems and democracies around the world.

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A look at the role and responsibilities of local authorities in the UK, the workings of Westminster, different electoral systems and democracies around the world.

The impact of the Berlin Wall and life under Communism, European Union migration and wider immigration to the UK.

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The impact of the Berlin Wall and life under Communism, European Union migration and wider immigration to the UK.