Uranium – Twisting the Dragon’s Tail • 2015 • 2 episodes • 1h:48m

Uranium is created violently in the collapse of a star long ago. A massive explosion; a supernova that is the birth our solar system. Uranium is woven throughout the fabric of our Earth, and uranium still crackles, with the heat and violence of that creation. Uranium spits energy unlike any other rock. Its energy transforms DNA, and shapes the very nature of what it means to be human. You are who you are, because of uranium.

Part 1

Follow Dr. Derek Muller as he explores the controversial element — uranium.

1/2 • 2015 • Physics

Part 2

See how uranium has shaped the past and will change the future.

2/2 • 2015 • Physics