James May rapidly and easily explains all you need to know about speed.
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James May takes a journey of discovery across the universe.
2011 • Astronomy
James May asks the big questions about the weather, including what is a cloud?
2011 • Environment
James May gives a nuts and bolts explanation of the fascinating science of engineering.
2012 • Nature
Space, time and the nature of reality.
Explore our galaxy, the Milky Way
2010 • Physics
Planet Earth grows to outlandish proportions that causes lying down to become the new standing up, the sun gets big ideas giving us a 20,000-year winter before blowing up in the biggest explosion since the big bang, we meet a dog the size of a dinosaur and Joe himself turns into a 49ft giant.
1/2 • Size Matters • 2019 • Physics
Scientists investigate the way the Sun builds its power -- through fusion -- hoping to find a way to use fusion as a less dangerous and less radioactive waste-producing path to energy than fission. But there are some major difficulties along the way...
2017 • Physics
Is String Theory the final solution for all of physic’s questions or an overhyped dead end?
In a Nutshell • 2018 • Physics
In episode one, Helen ventures to the bottom of the temperature scale, revealing how cold has shaped the world around us and why frozen doesn't mean what you might think. She meets the scientists pushing temperature to the very limits of cold, where the normal laws of physics break down and a new world of scientific possibility begins. The extraordinary behaviour of matter at temperatures close to absolute zero is driving the advance of technology, from superconductors to quantum computing.
1/3 • From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature • 2018 • Physics