FROM THE marvels of marine life to the spellbinding sights of the solar system, this month Vision TV has so many awe-inspiring science and nature documentaries you might need a hand lifting your jaw back off the floor.
To watch the complete boxset of Planet Earth, Professor Brian Cox’s Wonders Of The Solar System and many more Wonders Of The Natural World, go to:
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Here’s a run-down of the shows available:
Planet Earth: complete boxset
From the secrets of animals’ desert survival to the peculiar habits of penguins, Sir David Attenborough is on hand to guide you on a spectacular tour of life in some of the world’s wildest landscapes in this award-winning, captivatingly beautiful documentary series.
Seven Wonders Of The Solar System
Join rock-star scientist Professor Brian Cox as he examines the rings around Saturn, talks life on other planets and dons his shades to explore the sun in the BBC series that won a prestigious Peabody Award for documentary making.
Wonders Of The Universe
Pin-up prof Cox broadens his scientific spectrum in this BBC ratings hit, taking in the cycles of time, the make up of living things, and more dazzling cosmic theories.
Through The Wormhole With Morgan Freeman (from 22 March)
Where did the universe come from? How was life created? Why haven’t we met ET yet? These are the kind of head-scratching posers Dolphin Tale star Morgan Freeman is out to address in this high-brow science doc from the Discovery Channel.
The Blue Planet
Sir David Attenborough lends his soothing tones to this groundbreaking natural history of the oceans, which explores everything from the monsters of the sea, whales and sharks, to the most fragile marine ecosystems, coral reefs.
Could we use a laser to save our planet from comet armageddon? What would happen if an asteroid crashed into Earth? Science gets scary in this Discovery Channel offering hosted by controversial US astronomer Phil Plait.
The Universe: Season 5
From time travel to evidence of life on Mars, this History channel series uses high-definition computer animation and fresh discoveries to reveal some of the heavens’ greatest secrets.
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