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Summary: Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence, the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. The series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science to reveal the extraordinary truth of our universe, and to raise even more philosophical questions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Science 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THR

Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HOW

Summary: Challenges preconceptions about the intelligence of birds. Presents evidence of problem solving skills in varieties of crows, ravens, and parrots, as well capabilities such as postponement of reward, empathy, and the ability to read facial expressions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BIR

Summary: When the New Horizons spacecraft whizzed by Pluto in 2015, Earthlings were dazzled by the breathtaking images it beamed home. They revealed a never-before-seen alien landscape - a world of mountains made of ice mixed with plains of frozen-solid methane and nitrogen. After over two years of poring over the data, NASA has made remarkable new discoveries about everyone's favorite dwarf planet. But...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NOV

Summary: This set includes all 12 episodes from the TV series The Cousteau Odyssey, which covers multiple Cousteau explorations including shipwrecks, mystery islands, the Nile River, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JAC

Summary: The 11-part BBC series is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and organized so that each 50-minute episode covers a specific geographical region and/or wildlife habitat (mountains, caves, deserts, shallow seas, seasonal forests, etc.) until the entire planet has been represented.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PLA

Summary: Physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking poses enduring scientific questions to teams of non-scientists to test their problem solving skills and summon their inner-genius, covering topics such as time travel, the existence of life on other planets, how the universe came to be, and the origins of life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GEN

Summary: In a laboratory, a team of engineers create a replica of Beijing's Forbidden City to uncover the secrets underlying its ability to withstand earthquakes over the centuries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEC

Summary: This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Pl II

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PLA NOT RATED

Summary: In 2014, to reduce costs, city officials changed the source of Flint, Michigan's drinking water supply and as a result subjected its population to dangerous levels of lead contamination. This program looks at the logistics of the Flint water crisis and exposes vulnerabilities that exist in water systems throughout the county.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV POI

Summary: Examines the physiological mechanisms underlying memory, the study of which has enabled scientists to explain and even control memory. Looks at the malleability of memory and the possible realities of implanting and erasing individual memories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MEM

Summary: Discover the thrilling story of how people are made, from the moment of conception to the moment of birth 280 days later. Follow the gestation process, the most exquisite biological choreography found in nature. Using the latest research and advances in medicine, we can reveal this hidden world in forensic detail. Zeroing in on milestones along the road to creation; where critical events can...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NIN

Summary: Join renowned gadget geek and host David Pogue as he sets out on a quest to discover how batteries work, and uncover what the future has in store for our gadgets, our lives, and even our planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEA

Summary: Earth, 2084. Two global superpowers hover on the brink of war. When the TARDIS is forced to make an unplanned visit to Sea Base Four, the Doctor, Tegan and Turlough find themselves accused of being enemy agents. Quickly embroiled in a deadly game of paranoid intrigue, it becomes clear that others on the base have sabotage and murder in mind. However, there is a greater threat to humankind: the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: Vast dangers lurking in the fantasy realm navigate a path to Earth, becoming a threat in reality, and it's up to Dirk and the gang to stop them in their tracks. But first, they need to find each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC America 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DIR

Summary: Like all teenagers, the students at Coal Hill Academy have hidden secrets and desires. They are facing their own worst fears, navigating a life of friends, parents, school, sex, sorrow and possibly the end of existence. The very walls of space and time are starting to thin. Something is pressing on the other side: something waiting for its chance to kill everyone and everything, to bring us all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CLA

Summary: An eccentric schoolteacher takes her class on wonderous educational field trips with the help of a magical schoolbus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Summary: Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence, the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. Who or what are we? Are we alone? How did life begin? What happened before? The series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science to reveal the extraordinary truth of our universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam Americas 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THR

Summary: This sitcom follows the exploits of Lister, a deep-space miner who emerges from stasis 3 million years in the future to find that his only companions are Rimmer, a hologram of his dead bunkmate, Cat, a humanoid who evolved from his pet cat, and Holly, the ship's computer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RED

Summary: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ORP

Summary: "Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edison and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would become most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Explore the edges of space and time with Morgan Freeman as your guide in Through The Wormhole. Ten thought-provoking episodes comprise Season Three. Viewers will hold in their hands answers to some of the world's greatest mysteries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2012

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THR

Summary: "FBI agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) investigate the unsolved and often unexplainable cases of the X-files."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X

Summary: I have muscles where?: Sid's dad told him a funny joke and he laughed so hard that his face began to hurt -- Sid's amazing lungs: Sid runs around frantically trying to get ready for school -- How did my dog do that?: Sid sees his dog Philbert scratching his ear with his hind leg and tries to do it himself -- Now that's using your brain: The brain controls all kinds of things in your body...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: NCircle Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Sid 2014