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This doc­u­men­tary traces the his­tory of the In­ter­net from a rarely heard per­spec­tive : it fo­cuses on the peo­ple in­volved in its de­sign and on po­lit­i­cal ac­tivists and hack­tivists who use it , and de­fend the ideal.

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This doc­u­men­tary traces the his­tory of the In­ter­net from a rarely heard per­spec­tive : it fo­cuses on the peo­ple in­volved in its de­sign and on po­lit­i­cal ac­tivists and hack­tivists who use it , and de­fend the ideal.

Comedian Al Murray embarks on a journey to discover the real Germany. In this two-part documentary, Al sets out to discover the truth behind the wartime jokes and banter that still plague all things German. In a breathtaking journey through one of Germany's coldest winters, he discovers a country of warm and welcoming people and two centuries of stunning arts and culture.

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Comedian Al Murray embarks on a journey to discover the real Germany. In this two-part documentary, Al sets out to discover the truth behind the wartime jokes and banter that still plague all things German. In a breathtaking journey through one of Germany's coldest winters, he discovers a country of warm and welcoming people and two centuries of stunning arts and culture.

Comedian Al Murray embarks on a journey to discover the real Germany.

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Comedian Al Murray embarks on a journey to discover the real Germany.

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Ten short stories about the everyday lives of children in Germany.

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Ten short stories about the everyday lives of children in Germany.

A look at how the character of Berliners has been defined by a struggle for freedom.

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A look at how the character of Berliners has been defined by a struggle for freedom.

The story of Berlin and its buildings is one of visionary creation and terrible destruction, of human ambition and delusion. From the 19th-century architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel to the Bauhaus pioneers of Modernism and the rebuilding of the city after the fall of the Wall, it is a city that has always looked to the future.

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The story of Berlin and its buildings is one of visionary creation and terrible destruction, of human ambition and delusion. From the 19th-century architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel to the Bauhaus pioneers of Modernism and the rebuilding of the city after the fall of the Wall, it is a city that has always looked to the future.

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For a few crucial moments on September 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov held the fate of the world in his hands. When an alarm suddenly went off at Soviet nuclear early warning center Serpukhov-15, Stanislav was responsible for reacting to a report that five American nuclear missiles were heading toward the Soviet Union. Rather than retaliate, Stanislav followed his gut feeling and went against protocol, convincing the armed forces that it was a false alarm. His decision saved the world from a potential devastating nuclear holocaust.

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For a few crucial moments on September 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov held the fate of the world in his hands. When an alarm suddenly went off at Soviet nuclear early warning center Serpukhov-15, Stanislav was responsible for reacting to a report that five American nuclear missiles were heading toward the Soviet Union. Rather than retaliate, Stanislav followed his gut feeling and went against protocol, convincing the armed forces that it was a false alarm. His decision saved the world from a potential devastating nuclear holocaust.

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How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

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How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.

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How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.

Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth. Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

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Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth. Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

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