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  • Wonders of Life

  • BBC

Professor Brian Cox explores the globe to reveal how a few fundamental laws of science gave birth to the most complex and unique feature of the universe - life.

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Professor Brian Cox explores the globe to reveal how a few fundamental laws of science gave birth to the most complex and unique feature of the universe - life.

In this episode Brian Cox visits South East Asia's 'Ring of Fire'. In the world's most volcanic region he explores the thin line that separates the living from the dead and poses that most enduring of questions: what is life?

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In this episode Brian Cox visits South East Asia's 'Ring of Fire'. In the world's most volcanic region he explores the thin line that separates the living from the dead and poses that most enduring of questions: what is life?

The universe is almost entirely devoid of life. Earth, the planet we call home, seems to defy the laws of physics. It is teeming with life in all colours, shapes and sizes. No-one knows for sure how many different species are alive right now, our best guess is close to 8.7 million

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The universe is almost entirely devoid of life. Earth, the planet we call home, seems to defy the laws of physics. It is teeming with life in all colours, shapes and sizes. No-one knows for sure how many different species are alive right now, our best guess is close to 8.7 million

In this episode, Brian travels around Australia to explore the physics of the size of life. Beginning with the largest organisms on our planet, a forest of giant eucalyptus trees, he then takes to the seas to get up-close with an ocean giant - the great white shark.

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In this episode, Brian travels around Australia to explore the physics of the size of life. Beginning with the largest organisms on our planet, a forest of giant eucalyptus trees, he then takes to the seas to get up-close with an ocean giant - the great white shark.

As far as we know, there is only one place in the universe on which life has taken hold - Earth - but for how much longer will this distinction remain? Astronomers are on the brink of finding other worlds the same size as Earth and the same distance from their star.

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As far as we know, there is only one place in the universe on which life has taken hold - Earth - but for how much longer will this distinction remain? Astronomers are on the brink of finding other worlds the same size as Earth and the same distance from their star.

  • Wonders of the Solar System

  • BBC

In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system.

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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system.

Professor Brian Cox explores the sun - the powerhouse of our solar system.

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Professor Brian Cox explores the sun - the powerhouse of our solar system.

Professor Brian Cox looks at the rings of Saturn, formed from a chaotic cloud of gas.

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Professor Brian Cox looks at the rings of Saturn, formed from a chaotic cloud of gas.

How an envelope of gas can create some of the most wondrous sights in the solar system.

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How an envelope of gas can create some of the most wondrous sights in the solar system.

Brian Cox shows how a planet's size can make the difference between life and death.

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Brian Cox shows how a planet's size can make the difference between life and death.

Brian Cox explores how the search for aliens has followed the search for water.

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Brian Cox explores how the search for aliens has followed the search for water.

  • Wonders of the Universe

  • BBC

Professor Brian Cox reveals how the fundamental scientific principles and laws explain not only the story of the universe but also answer mankind's greatest questions.

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Professor Brian Cox reveals how the fundamental scientific principles and laws explain not only the story of the universe but also answer mankind's greatest questions.

Professor Brian Cox seeks to understand the nature of time.

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Professor Brian Cox seeks to understand the nature of time.

What are we and where do we come from? Professor Brian Cox finds out.

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What are we and where do we come from? Professor Brian Cox finds out.

Brian Cox takes on the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe - gravity.

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Brian Cox takes on the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe - gravity.

In the last episode of Professor Brian Cox's epic journey across the universe, he 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 our understanding of the whole universe, including our own deepest origins.

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In the last episode of Professor Brian Cox's epic journey across the universe, he 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 our understanding of the whole universe, including our own deepest origins.