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.
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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
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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
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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
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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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
Chemistry: A Volatile History (TV Mini-Series 2010)
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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.

Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Andrea Sella, Eugene Babaev
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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
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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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
The Story of Maths (TV Series 2008)
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Four-part series of documentaries about the history of mathematics presented by Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy.

Stars: Marcus du Sautoy, Christopher Anagnostakis, Daniel Bernoulli
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A journey through space and time.

Director: Yavar Abbas
Stars: Alec Baldwin, Sean Pertwee
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
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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.

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A peek into the world of Thermodynamics.
16 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

The first episode reveal many interesting things about Thermodynamics and throws light on the Second Law of Thermodynamics, Carnot theorem and entropy.For someone who has even a little bit knowledge about thermodynamics it will be very interesting and all the interesting and fascinating facts about the scientists make it more enjoyable.

The second episode is about Information and it's significance in science and technology it very successfully explains what information means and how powerful it can be.The best part was about Maxwell's Demon.

It is nicely presented and use of thermal imagery makes it more interesting.All in all a very nice presentation by BBC.


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