Entertainment! It is an integral part of an individual’s life. Have you ever imagined how boring your life had been without any source of entertainment in it? And what if you get to learn something while getting entertained, it will definitely be an icing on the cake! Isn’t it? Keeping this thing in mind, here we have compiled a list of 5 science based series that will entertain you for sure, along with teaching you something new.
Developed by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller, Genius is an American anthology period drama television series which showcases the life stories of history’s greatest minds, beginning from their days as young adults to their final years, including their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius in a beautiful manner.
The first season focuses on the two periods in the life of Albert Einstein: the first as a patent clerk struggling to gain a teaching position and doctorate, the second as a scientist respected for his development of the theory of relativity. However the second season focuses on the life of the celebrated artist Pablo Picasso.Genius is its own kind of series that will give you goosebumps for sure!
2. The Big Bang Theory
Big Bang Theory is an American Sitcom which is must watch for you if you have a funny bone.Created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, this show premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007 and is now in its twelfth and final season.
Much of the series focuses on science, particularly physics. The four main male characters are employed at Caltech and have science-related occupations. Science has also interfered with the characters’ romantic lives.The characters frequently quip about scientific theories and news. If you had a tough day, this series holds the power to lighten up your mood!
3. The Story of Maths
The Story of Maths is a four-part British television series which outlines the aspects of the history of mathematics. It was a co-production between the Open University and the BBC and aired in October 2008.
Comprising of four different programmes, this series has documented the development of mathematics, covering subjects such as the invention of zero, the unproven Riemann hypothesis, and many more. It also focuses on the development of key mathematical ideas and shows how mathematical ideas underpin the world’s science, technology, and culture. This series is a must watch for a true mathematics lover.
Curiosity is an American documentary television series that premiered on August 7, 2011, on the Discovery Channel.
The show’s ‘full-name’ has the suffix phrase of “The Questions of Our Life”, after Curiosity. This show tries to answer mysteries and certain questions within diverse fields like the human mind, history, archaeology, medicine, anthropology, nature, biology, space and history. This series is a must watch for you if you have a mind which always has the thirst to learn something new!
Cosmos is a well known television series which has its different subparts which include “Cosmos: A personal Voyage” which aired in 1980 and “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” which aired in 2014.
“Cosmos: A Personal Voyage” is a thirteen-part television series written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steven Soter, with Sagan as presenter.It covered a wide range of scientific subjects, including the origin of life and a perspective of our place in the universe. On the other hand, “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” was hosted by Neil De Grasse Tyson and it explored that how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.
On January 13, 2018, Fox announced another season titled “Cosmos: Possible Worlds”, which is currently set to debut on March 3, 2019. These series of Cosmos are must watch for you if you like complicated science things to be told in an easy way !
All these series are a must watch! So, if you ever feel bored, give them a watch, you won’t regret for sure!