Dr Hannah Fry explores the mystery of maths. It underpins so much of our modern world that it’s hard to … More

# Category: Universe

# The Joy Of Data

A witty and mind-expanding exploration of data, with mathematician Dr Hannah Fry. This high-tech romp reveals what data is and … More

# Cosmos – A Personal Voyage (13 parts)

The late Dr. Sagan’s series is far more than a guided tour through “billions and billions” of stars and galaxies. … More

# Is Everything We Know About The Universe Wrong?

There’s something very odd going on in space – something that shouldn’t be possible. It is as though vast swathes … More

# Faster Than The Speed Of Light

In September 2011, an international group of scientists has made an astonishing claim – they have detected particles that seemed … More

# Cosmic Chaos

Good coverage of chaos theory, with aspects not just in the universe and mathematics, but also in economics, weather, and … More

# Which Universe Are We In?

The universe we live in may not be the only one out there. In fact, our universe could be just … More

# Can We Make A Star On Earth?

Professor Brian Cox takes a global journey in search of the energy source of the future. Called nuclear fusion, it … More

# The Story Of Science (6 parts)

The story of the forces that came together to create scientific knowledge; the practical business of making instruments and machines; … More

# Things You Need To Know (3 parts)

James May goes on an intriguing journey to answer the big questions in life as he investigates the universe, the … More

# Chemistry: A Volatile History (3 parts)

The explosive story of chemistry is the story of the building blocks that make up our entire world – the … More

# Einstein’s Biggest Blunder

At the dawn of a new century, a new theory is being born. It threatens to demolish the foundations of … More

# Time (4 parts)

Michio Kaku discovers our sense of time passing and the clocks that drive our bodies. He reveals the forces of … More

# The Mystery Of Water

Water – just a liquid or much more? Many researchers are convinced that water is capable of “memory” by storing … More

# Order & Disorder

Professor Jim Al-Khalili discovers the intriguing story of how we discovered the rules that drive the universe. 01 The Story … More

# The Atom (3 parts)

In this three-part documentary series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of one of the greatest scientific discoveries ever: that … More

# Einstein’s Big Idea

Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to … More

# Absolute Zero

This two-part scientific detective tale tells the story of a remarkable group of pioneers who wanted to reach the ultimate … More

# Understanding Time

Time – what is it? St. Augustine wrote, “What, then, is time? If no one asks me, I know. But … More

# The Mystery Of Matter (3 parts)

An exciting series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long and continuing quest to … More

# The Secrets Of Quantum Physics

Professor of physics Jim Al-Khalili investigates the most accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever – quantum physics. 01 Einstein’s … More

# How Small Is The Universe

Horizon plunges down the biggest rabbit-hole in history in search of the smallest thing in the Universe. It is a … More

# The Hunt For Dark Matter

CERN and the University of California-Santa Barbara are collaborating in the search for the elusive substance that physicists and astronomers … More

# Everything & Nothing

Two-part documentary which deals with two of the deepest questions there are – what is everything, and what is nothing? … More

# Cosmos – A Spacetime Odyssey (13 parts)

More than three decades after the debut of Carl Sagan’s ground-breaking and iconic series, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” it’s time … More

# Light & Dark

Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how scientists have used light to reveal almost everything we know about the universe. 01 Light … More

# Cosmic Dawn – The Real Moment Of Creation

Forget the big bang. The real moment of creation was the Cosmic Dawn – the moment of first light. This … More

# The Immortalist

The story of how one Russian internet millionaire is turning to cutting-edge science to try to unlock the secret of … More

# The Secret Life Of Chaos

Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how chaos theory can answer a question that mankind has asked for millennia – how does … More

# Time Travel – The Truth

Physicists including Stephen Hawking and Michio Kaku discuss whether travelling through time could become possible, or if it will remain … More

# Parallel Universes

Everything you’re about to see here seems impossible and insane, beyond science fiction. Yet it’s all true. Scientists now believe … More

# What Is Reality?

There is a strange and mysterious world that surrounds us, a world largely hidden from our senses. The quest to … More

# Secret Of Water

Water – a living substance, the most common and least understood. It defies the basic laws of physics, yet holds … More

# Precision (3 parts)

Series in which Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores why we are driven to measure and quantify the world around us … More

# Emergence Of Greek Mathematics

The Greeks are responsible for the initial explosion of Mathematical ideas. For several centuries, Greek mathematics reign the mathematical world, … More

# The Code (3 parts)

A mysterious code underpins the world. But what does it mean and what can we learn from it? Marcus du … More

# The Birth Of Calculus

BBC documentary about the independent discoveries of calculus by Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz. We get a look at … More

# The Story Of Maths (4 parts)

Four-part series about the history of mathematics, presented by Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy. 01 The Language Of The UniverseIn … More

# Fractals – Hunting The Hidden Dimension

The ultimate adventure in scientific inquiry, this fascinating program follows the exploits of a small group of pioneering mathematicians who … More

# To Infinity & Beyond

By our third year, most of us will have learned to count. Once we know how, it seems as if … More

# The Spell Of The Poincaré Conjecture

What is the shape of our universe? The Poincaré Conjecture promised to shed light on that question. Scores of mathematicians … More