Actor, director and pop culture icon Ben Stiller sits down with host Neil deGrasse Tyson before he is joined in the Hall of the Universe by co-host Chuck Nice and Astrophysicist Charles Liu to discuss science in the movies.
Will Smith and some of the privileged few who have seen Earth from space, explain how our planet has been shaped by the same cosmic storms that could possibly have destroyed it.
An out-of-work Irish plumber thought things couldn’t get any worse. But when he is caught smuggling cocaine from Venezuela back to Dublin, he realises he couldn’t have been more wrong.
Just minutes after taking off from New York's JFK Airport, TWA Flight 800 is ripped apart by a massive explosion. With a possible terror attack on their hands, the FBI joins investigators from the NTSB in an urgent search for answers.
Go behind the scenes of Colombia's busiest airport to follow the men and women in charge of stopping drugs and illegal immigration.
One week remains and when the two top contenders are forced to drop out, the remaining captains go for broke to score the upset.
These thrill-seeking fishing crews are in search of the ocean’s most elusive fish, the bluefin tuna. With only four weeks left in the season, an unexpected adversary, the Wicked Pissah, emerges as a viable contender to blow everyone out of the water.
Two weeks into the mining season, and the miners are taking big risks for a shot at big gold: Ken sinks big money to dig out a narrow cut and Cam's big payday is threatened by fire.
October 1962. A secret mission sends Four Soviet Project submarines carrying nuclear torpedoes, racing toward Cuba and nearly ends with nuclear war.
The German army struggles toward Moscow in the brutal Russian winter while in North Africa soldiers fry eggs on the surfaces of their tanks. Japan launches a surprise attack on the US at Pearl Harbour.
National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence Bob Ballard explores a dramatic mystery, investigating the wreck of a German submarine that lies at the bottom of the gulf just a few miles off New Orleans.
These are the stories of the geniuses who developed Hitler’s deadliest weapons. The men who went from working for the Nazis to destroy allied forces, to working on some of the most important US projects - including the moon landing.
Dian Fossey was world famous, but in the remote Rwandan forest where she fought to save Mountain Gorillas, she'd made dangerous enemies. This is the story of the life that took her there and how it was ended abruptly one December night.
In March 2012, James Cameron made a record breaking dive to Earth’s lowest point, the Mariana Trench. Piloting a submarine nearly seven miles deep, he hopes what he found there will answer some of science’s most enduring questions.
with James Cameron: Drawing on years of forensics and dives, James Cameron explores the enduring myths surrounding the Titanic in the hope of answering the questions that have troubled him ever since the release of his iconic movie.
With the established drug hierarchy literally washed away by Hurricane Katrina, dealers return to New Orleans from cities like Houston with new connections and better dope.
Cocaine and marijuana are the drugs of choice for Londoners who work hard and play even harder, fuelling a 24-hour lifestyle for all levels of this multicultural society.
12 Israeli athletes are taken hostage by heavily armed militants from the Palestinian faction known as Black September at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. Classified government files now reveal the events leading to their tragic massacre.
The USS Forrestal has been deployed to the Gulf of Tonkin in 1967 for the Vietnam War. During a routine launch a rocket accidentally fires across the deck and hits a fuel tank. An explosive chain reaction follows, engulfing the ship in fire.
When a British chef moves to Saudi Arabia, he quickly finds himself a profitable sideline as a bootlegger to ex-pats and royals. But after being caught red-handed he faces prison and over 400 lashes.
Norway's worst airline disaster saw 55 die when a charter flight plunged into northern waters in 1989. The investigation sent shock waves through the industry. How did a single bolt cause the crash?
When Saudi Airways and Kazakhstan Airlines jets collide over India in 1996, all 349 people on board are killed. How did it happen and who's responsible for the worst mid-air collision in history?
As the Bluefin season takes off, the treacherous waters of the Outer Banks claim another victim, and the Fishin’ Frenzy and Hot Tuna are first on the scene.
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