Dokumentar, Vitenskap

Wonders of the Universe

8.9 IMDbStorbritannia • Namibia

Physicist Brian Cox discusses various aspects of the universe, featuring a "wonder" related to each featured topic. Among the topics covered are the nature of time, relating humans to the life cycles of stars and the effect of gravity across the universe.

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  • Episode 1 - Destiny
    Dokumentar, Vitenskap, S1:E1

    Having explored the wonders of the solar system, Professor Brian Cox steps boldly on to a bigger stage - the universe. In this episode, Brian seeks to understand the nature of time and its role in creating both the universe and ourselves. From an extraordinary calendar built into the landscape of...

  • Episode 2 - Stardust
    Dokumentar, Vitenskap, S1:E2

    Hindu philosophy is based on an eternal cycle of creation and destruction, where the physical elements of the body are recycled on to the next stage. Brian draws a parallel with the life cycle of the stars that led to the creation of humanity.

  • Episode 3 - Falling
    Dokumentar, Vitenskap, S1:E3

    Gravity seems so familiar, and yet it is one of the strangest and most surprising forces in the universe. Starting with a zero-gravity flight, Brian experiences the feeling of total weightlessness, and considers how much of an effect gravity has had on the world.

  • Episode 4 - Messengers
    Dokumentar, Vitenskap, S1:E4

    Professor Brian Cox travels from the fossils of the Burgess Shale to the sands of the oldest desert in the world to show how light holds the key to understanding of the whole universe, including humanity's deepest origins. Brian considers how the properties of light can lead to profound insights ...