Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.
How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.
How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.
The story of how power has been harnessed from wind, steam and from inside the atom.
Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.
The sciences of brain anatomy and psychology have offered different visions of who we are.
The story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the human body.