What would really happen if humans got a message from space or discovered a spaceship was on its way to Earth? Some of the world's leading astrophysicists, astrobiologists and sci-fi writers explore possible scenarios.
The Bundesautobahn 2 is one of Europe's busiest, most dangerous and most important highways. For many people it's their place of work, and many more use it to travel across Europe.
An inside look at the modern world’s vast engineering systems to reveal the people, machines and surprising inventions that prevent them from spiralling out of control.
A collection of the most shocking destruction ever captured on film. Witness the implosions, explosions, and devastation caused by tornados, hurricanes, crashing trains and more.
Dedicated investigators uncover the devastating chain of circumstances that caused a maritime disaster. With the evidence at the bottom of the sea, ingenuity is required to find the cause – whether it is human error or the uncontrollable ocean.
Welcome to the world of sniffer dogs, where furry crime fighters use their incredible sense of smell to detect everything from smuggled ivory to illegal immigrants.
The world’s toughest survival experts with very different methods forge new partnerships to take on some of the most challenging environments. Can they overcome their differences?
HMS Ark Royal embarks on a five-month mission to lead an international task force across the Atlantic, the last mission before the illustrious ship is decommissioned.
As the modern world becomes progressively automated and mechanised, it’s easy to grow further removed from the way things are made and how things are done. This series returns to uncover the miraculous feats of engineering which underpin life in the 21st century.
Ever wondered how things are made? Find out how everyday objects are manufactured.
James May explores the intricacies and engineering marvels of various objects by putting them back together again from a pile of hundreds of their component parts.
Experts reveal how almost everything can be destroyed and put back together again as a new product.