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Gravity and Me: The Force That Shapes Our Lives (2017)

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.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jim Al-Khalili Jim Al-Khalili ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor Jim Al-Khalili)
Vicki Smith Vicki Smith ... Herself - NERC Space Geodesy Facility
Graham Appleby Graham Appleby ... Himself - NERC Space Geodesy Facility (as Dr Graham Appleby)
Chris Hadfield ... Himself - Canadian Space Agency
Simon Rea Simon Rea ... Himself - Sport Scientist, The Open University
Marek Kukula ... Himself - Royal Observatory, Greenwich (as Dr Marek Kukula)
Joseph Giaime Joseph Giaime ... Himself - Head, LIGO Livingston (as Professor Joe Giaime)
Sheila Rowan Sheila Rowan ... Herself - University of Glasgow (as Professor Sheila Rowan)
Kip Thorne ... Himself - California Institute of Technology (as Professor Kip Thorne)
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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.

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28 March 2017 (UK) See more »

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Jim Al-Khalili: Would you like to lose a little bit of weight without doing any exercise or dieting? Would you like to age just a bit more slowly than your friends? Well, you might be surprised to hear the laws of physics can help. The key to unlocking these everyday questions is gravity.
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