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Top 10 Best Science Shows to Watch on TV

If you've grown up watching Nat Geo or Discovery channel, you know you love a good science show to binge on. Here's a list of the best science shows you can watch on Tv.

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Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II

From the frozen tundra in the north to the dry forests of the equator, Sir David Attenborough narrates a compelling view of the planet. "Planet Earth" was the first natural history documentary to be filmed in high definition, and now a decade later improved technology has made it possible to capture further details, from elusive animal behaviors to previously inaccessible remote landscapes. In addition to exploring the wilderness, the series examines urban dwellings, focusing on animals that have adapted to city life.

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How It's Made

How It's Made

Take a look at how simple everyday objects are created and learn about the efforts taken to make them.

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Brain Games

Brain Games

This Emmy-nominated series is designed to mess with the ultimate supercomputer. Host Jason Silva reveals how brains process information related to topics like stress, addiction, competition, food, trust and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and shocking results, and viewers get real-world takeaways -- how to improve memory, get a better night's sleep, make more money -- to use in everyday situations.

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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, in a departure from the type of material he is best known for, pays homage to Carl Sagan's award-winning and iconic "Cosmos" with this docuseries. Through stories of humankind's quest for knowledge, viewers travel across the universe. Scientific concepts are presented clearly, with both skepticism and wonder, to impart their full impact. Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts, and Sagan's original creative collaborator, Ann Druyan, serves as an executive producer.

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MythBusters

MythBusters

So exactly how hard is it to find a needle in a haystack, anyway? And can water dripping on your forehead really drive you nuts? Those are the kinds of questions, myths and urban legends that are put to the test in this humorous series that seeks to find out which myths are true and which are not.

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Nova

Nova

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.

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Space's Deepest Secrets

Space's Deepest Secrets

A new breed of explorer has taken space travel beyond the moon to unlock and reveal first-ever views of alien worlds and cosmic bodies far beyond anyone's imagination. "Space's Deepest Secrets" shares stories of the men and women who pushed their ingenuity and curiosity to uncover some of the most groundbreaking findings in the history of space exploration. Hourlong episodes cover NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, the Hubble Telescope, the twin Voyager explorations, and other past, current and future missions and projects.

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Bill Nye Saves The World

Bill Nye Saves The World

Acclaimed TV host, educator and bow tie fan Bill Nye is back with a new show that looks at topics from a scientific point of view, refuting myths and claims that rebuke science. As Bill focuses on the truth, equipped with curiosity and chemical-resistant gloves, he tries to remind viewers that "It's not magic - it's science!" Episodes feature lively panel discussion and reports from a wide range of special correspondents, including space exploration advocate Emily Calandrelli, model and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss and comic Nazeem Hussain.

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Through The Wormhole

Through The Wormhole

Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman hosts and narrates this series that explores some of the deepest mysteries of existence, such as what triggered life on Earth. Bright minds from a variety of scientific disciplines -- including astrophysics, quantum mechanics and string theory -- discuss their thoughts on issues that have intrigued mankind for hundreds of years, with the ultimate goal of revealing the universe's extraordinary truth. What do aliens look like? Do some people really have a sixth sense? Can mankind live forever? Producers believe science may be evolved enough to offer more than philosophical theories.