Horizon

February 2024

2017: 8. Mars - A Traveller's Guide

4 x
With the dream of sending humans to Mars closer than ever before, Horizon asks the world's leading experts on Mars where they would go and what they would need to survive.

2020: Pluto: Back from the Dead

3 x
The incredible story of how Pluto has been propelled from an unremarkable ball of ice on the edge of the solar system to a world of unimaginable complexity - where some form of alien life might exist.
1:00:00

2013-2014: 12. What's Wrong with Our Weather?

3 x
Physicist Dr Helen Czerski and meteorologist John Hammond examine Britain's recent extreme weather and ask if future seasons will include ever harsher winters.
January 2024

2020: 3. Hubble: The Wonders of Space Revealed

8 x
The remarkable story of how Hubble revealed the awe and wonder of our universe and how a team of daring astronauts risked their lives to keep it working.
December 2023

1977-1978: Now the Chips Are Down

6 x
First transmitted in 1978, Horizon examines the rise of the microprocessor and asks if automation presents a problem for the future of British industry.
1:00:00

October 23, 2016

5 x
Series exploring topical scientific issues. A look at the fledgling field of extraterrestrial meteorology, as technology allows astronomers to study other planets in new ways.
October 2023
59:00

Series 2: Episode 15

6 x
Documentary. Can we predict avalanches? How can we save more lives? A team of scientists led by Prof Danielle George create a massive avalanche to find out.
September 2023

August 7, 2018

4 x
Scientists start to peel back the layers of Jupiter to reveal the wonders within, using information gained from Nasa's Juno mission.
1:00:00

May 23, 2017

4 x
Horizon follows an international team of volcanologists in Iceland as they draw fascinating parallels between the volcanoes on Earth and those elsewhere in the solar system.
August 2023

June 29, 2017

4 x
Horizon explores the artificial intelligence required to replace human drivers and explores the implications of a driverless world.
July 2023

2022: Super Telescope: Mission to the Edge of the Universe

19 x
The inside story of the James Webb Space Telescope, following the Nasa team building the £8 billion device and the scientists taking its first image of distant stars and galaxies.
June 2023

May 16, 2017

11 x
Horizon investigates unusual space signals, including the Lorimer Burst, and has exclusive access to researchers at the Green Bank Telescope searching for signals from Tabby's Star.
April 2023

Monitor Me

22 x
Horizon explores the boom in health-related apps and gadgets, as well as how technology is helping medical professionals monitor fitness and health in unprecedented ways.
1:00:00

June 28, 2015

5 x
Science series. Horizon explores why placebos work, despite containing no active ingredient, and explains how we could all benefit from their hidden power.

June 19, 2017

3 x
Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to provide an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. With some expert help, she investigates questions we want answered about the future.
59:00

Series 2: Episode 19

6 x
Documentary. Digging deeper than the eye-catching words on the packaging, Dr Giles Yeo investigates who really needs a supplement by putting our diets to the test.
March 2023
59:00

September 9, 2015

14 x
Horizon investigates the cosmic dawn, the moment one hundred million years after the big bang when the first stars were born.

June 7, 2017

3 x
Documentary which follows the everyday people battling in the most extreme environment on earth to move Halley VI, a vital polar research station.
June 2022

2022: Making Sense of Cancer with Hannah Fry

166 x
When she's diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 36, Hannah Fry explores the problematic issues surrounding how we screen for and treat cancer, asking if we could be overmedicalising it.
March 2022

2022: How to Sleep Well with Michael Mosley

92 x
As more people than ever report struggling with their sleep, Michael Mosley uses the latest science to explore how this impacts our health and what can be done to improve our sleep.
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