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Matthew McConaughey takes viewers behind the scenes of Interstellar with a look at the real-life science that went into this out-of-this-world film.
President of the Institute of Physics Professor Julia Higgins explores the life and work of Michael Faraday and how his curiosity and passion for communicating science inspires her.
6/6 • People of Science with Brian Cox • 2018 • Science
In the final part, Professor Al-Khalili uncovers tales of success and heartache in the story of chemists' battle to control and combine the elements, and build our modern world. He reveals the dramatic breakthroughs which harnessed their might to release almost unimaginable power, and he journeys to the centre of modern day alchemy, where scientists are attempting to command the extreme forces of nature and create brand new elements.
S1E3 • Chemistry: A Volatile History • 2010 • Science
The pioneering developmental psychologist Uta Frith discusses Alice Lee, whose work in craniology challenged the idea that women were intellectually inferior because they have smaller brain sizes.
2/6 • People of Science with Brian Cox • 2018 • Science
Evolutionary anthropologists are probing the depths of animal intelligence like never before, revealing stunning new insights about humans too.
6/8 • Stories of Impact • 2019 • Science
David Attenborough talks to Brian Cox about his admiration for the achievements of Charles Darwin, and how On the Origin of Species inspires him in his work in the natural world.
1/6 • People of Science with Brian Cox • 2018 • Science