The 18 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix right now


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There's an incredible variety of science- and nature-focused documentaries and TV episodes streaming on Netflix right now.


From shows that delve into the tasty science of gastronomy to those that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean, there's no shortage of mind-expanding titles to indulge in.

But there's a downside to all of that choice: It's a lot to choose from.

I polled the Tech Insider team and came up with 18 of the best science documentaries, series, and feature-length films to watch online - a collection including classics and newcomers alike.

Here are our favorites, listed in no particular order: