Slow Science Streams

(Above: Bee collecting pollen, from Photo credit: CSIRO)

Wonder Science, a free “slow TV” streaming service with no ads, has launched on multiple platforms: the web, YouTube, iOS, RokuApple TV and Fire TV.

Videos, ranging in length from three minutes to three hours, provide microscopic views of topics in biology, physics, chemistry and mineralogy. There’s also a whole section devoted solely to ants, including this 14-minute look at Aunt Queen Digs:

For a more laid-back experience, you can spend a half-hour on a Journey Inside a Leaf:

Wonder Science music, often in the electronic or synth realms, comes from such artists as KRON, Ariel Pink, Stuart Price, El Tigr3, Ethan Gold, Matt Whyte and Füxa.

If you want to learn more about what’s on the screen, Wonder Science offers narrated versions of some shows, such as this three-minute Defense of Pond Scum:

For more info (and more free videos), visit

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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