Series in which Jim Al-Khalili traces the story of how the elements, the building blocks that make up our entire world, were discovered and mapped.

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Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature's most mysterious force: electricity. Until fairly recently, electricity was seen as a magical power, but... See full synopsis »

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Jon Agar, Patricia Fara
Atom (TV Mini-Series 2007)
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The story of the discovery that everything is made from atoms, one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs in history, and the brilliant minds behind it.

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili
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Two documentary movies, the first discuss the theory of the beginning of the universe (big bang theory), while the other includes the ending theories.

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili
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Professor of physics Jim Al-Khalili investigates the most accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever - quantum physics.

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Eliza Shea
Order & Disorder (TV Mini-Series 2012)
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Professor Jim Al-Khalili unwraps the evolutionary histories responsible for the modern human condition, as currently represented by our sophistication in energy manipulation and information technology.

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Annabel Troost, Janet Anders
Light and Dark (TV Series 2013)
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Prof. Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of light and darkness in terms of their astronomic importance, and their role in our understanding of the universe.

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Daniel Hunt, Chamkaur Ghag
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Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists ... See full summary »

Director: Nic Stacey
Stars: Jim Al-Khalili
Everything and Nothing (TV Series 2011)
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Two-part documentary which deals with two of the deepest questions there are - what is everything, and what is nothing? In two episodes, Professor Jim Al-Khalili searches for an answer to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Simon Schaffer, Carlos Frenk
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Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the science of gravity, recreating ground-breaking scientific experiments including the moment when Galileo first discovered how to measure gravity.

Director: Andrew Smith
Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Vicki Smith, Graham Appleby
Wonders of the Universe I (TV Mini-Series 2011)
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Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light, gravity, energy, matter and time. With ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Cox, Steven Mackintosh
Horizon (TV Series 1964)
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Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow
Science and Islam (TV Series 2009)
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Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili
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Series in which Jim Al-Khalili traces the story of how the elements, the building blocks that make up our entire world, were discovered and mapped.

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