Frenkenstein's Monsters • episode "1/3" Science Britannica

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Professor Cox grapples with science's darker side, asking why, when science has done so much for us, it often gets such a bad press.

Science Britannica • 3 episodes •

Frenkenstein's Monsters

Professor Cox grapples with science's darker side, asking why, when science has done so much for us, it often gets such a bad press.

Science

Method and Madness

Brian Cox leads the way through 300 years of British science.

Science

Clear Blue Skies

Professor Cox ends his homage to British Science by looking at how discoveries are made.

Science

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