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Heartbreak Science


Is the heart more than just a muscle for pumping blood?

Incredible stories from around the world appear to suggest that the heart is a far more complex and mysterious an organ than was ever thought.

Is it really possible to die from a broken heart and do the experiences of transplant patients prove that the heart is capable of storing memories?

Heartbreak Science is a fascinating popular science documentary that investigates some of the world’s most intriguing heart mysteries and follows the scientists on the frontline of heart science.

Year2009
Broadcaster SBS, BBC Scotland
Distributor BBC WW
Production Stills