Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail
- TV Series
Host and physicist Dr. Derek Muller unlocks the mysteries of uranium, one of the Earth's most controversial elements.Host and physicist Dr. Derek Muller unlocks the mysteries of uranium, one of the Earth's most controversial elements.Host and physicist Dr. Derek Muller unlocks the mysteries of uranium, one of the Earth's most controversial elements.
Robyn Williams, The Science Show ABC Radio National.
★★★★★★★★★ IMDb rating 9 Stars
'The mix of science, politics and pop culture makes for a tale that's by turns terrifying and Utopian, but never less than fascinating.'
Sunday Best, Karl Quinn, Sydney Morning Herald
'The three-part documentary series gives the controversial element rock-star treatment .. Dr Muller's journey also delves into the ancient Aboriginal Dreamtime and the fantastical nature of the element, resulting in a colorful and engaging journey about an extraordinary rock.'
Sunday Pick, Tiffany Fox, West Australian.
' an enlightening, engaging film, with the cosmic history and chemistry of uranium well- explained. Muller's excitement over what's amazing can seem at odds with what is also horrifying But you will see him scared, too.'
Robert Lloyd, Critics TV Picks Los Angeles Times
'...brilliantly written and directed by Wain Fimeri presented with panache by Derek Muller undoubtedly one of the most talented science communicators of our time...This is one not to be missed.'
Bill Condie, Cosmos Magazine
Pick of the week, highlight of the day, Los Angles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, USA Today, Washington Post, San Francisco Cronicle.
' "Uranium" is lively, engaging and informative ... a terrific - and slightly loopy - Muller tour of a single element. He's straight out of the school of Carl Sagan hosting - smart, lively, demonstrative, quirky. '
Verne Gay, Newsday
TV Highlights - 'Physicist Derek Muller breaks down uranium's history and secrets in"Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail" '
Lauren McEwan, The Washington Post
'Get on it, it's one of the best science documentaries we've seen in a long time.'
'OMG OMG OMG OMG @veritasium IS ON MY TV!!!!! #Uranium' via Twitter
'I was impressed by Muller's style and ability to explain complex subjects. He is full of energy, excitement, and curiosity and seems able to inspire his audience to adopt some of the same attitudes about learning. He's not just a communicator, he's an educator ..it is worth recommending to family, friends, acquaintances, students and strangers.'
- Aug 4, 2015