Quantum Mechanics: Fabric of the Cosmos - Documentary. This series, hosted by Brian Greene brings even the most complicated scientific principles within reach. They are fun to watch, and the illustrations/analogies lend to real learning and understanding!
“The reappearance of the crescent moon after the new moon; the return of the Sun after a total eclipse, the rising of the Sun in the morning after its troublesome absence at night were noted by people around the world; these phenomena spoke to our ancestors of the possibility of surviving death. Up there in the skies was also a metaphor of immortality.” ~~~ Carl Sagan