The Story of Science • 2010 • 3 episodes • 5h:52m

Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

What Is Out There?

How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

1/6 • 2010 • Creativity

What is the World Made Of?

How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.

2/6 • 2010 • Creativity

Can We Have Unlimited Power?

The story of how power has been harnessed from wind, steam and from inside the atom.

4/6 • 2010 • Science