Genre: Science, Nature, Anthology
Premise: This long-running, award-winning documentary series focuses on science, its many applications, speculation, history and researchers. Inspired by the BBC documentary program ``Horizons, '' the U.S. series frequently features interviews with scientists directly involved in the topic at hand, and sometimes even boasts footage of a particular discovery.
S39, E12 (First Aired: Oct. 10, 2012)
Viking sword-makers designed and created the Ulfberht sword.
S43, E04 (First Aired: Jan. 27, 2016)
The science and anatomy of the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal, as well as stories from survivors who were on Mount Everest and from residents who live near the epicenter.