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Jim Al-Khalili shows how investigation into the atom unravelled the mystery of creation.

Atom • 3 episodes •

The Clash of the Titans

The story of the groundbreaking scientific discovery that everything is made from atoms.

Physics

The Key to the Cosmos

Jim Al-Khalili shows how investigation into the atom unravelled the mystery of creation.

Physics

The Illusion of Reality

How studying the atom forced us to rethink the nature of reality itself.

Physics

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