Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised as the world leader in its field, it regularly wins a sweep of international science, medical and environmental film accolades, and has recently won the Royal Television Society Award and the Prix Italia. In 2002, the British Academy of Film & Television Arts presented Horizon with the BAFTA Television Award for Best Factual Series or Strand. In 2003 it won the prestigious Images et Science award for best medical documentary and the Carl von Linne Award at the Living Europe film festival in Sweden. That ye... (more)ar, a Horizon co-production with WGBH Boston won the Emmy for best documentary.
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Aired on April 11, 2013
Liz Bonnin takes a look at the world of invention as she reveals some of the people and technologies set to transform all our lives in the years to come.
Aired on April 04, 2013
The show talks to some of the people at the forefront of the data revolution and takes a look at the possibilities and the promise of the age of big data.
Aired on March 28, 2013
The series meets the scientist who has managed to grow the perfect tomato and the men and women hoping to become professional tasters.
Aired on March 27, 2013
This 'Horizon' guide looks back at the developments and breakthroughs that have led to various scientific surgical breakthroughs in recent years including full face transplants and... (more) growing organs in labs.
Aired on March 14, 2013
Today, scientists are using some unusual techniques to try to work out how these moments of creativity - whether big, small or life-changing - come about. They have devised a serie... (more)s of puzzles and brainteasers to draw out our creative behaviour, while the very latest neuroimaging technology means researchers can actually peer inside our brains and witness the creative spark as it happens. What they are discovering could have the power to make every one of us more creative.