Read more about the article Universe – The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5
Universe - The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5
  • Post category:Science
  • Post author:
  • Reading time:4 mins read

Universe – The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5

Universe - The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5: It’s the ultimate question: why are we here? Cutting-edge space missions take us back 13.8 billion years to the very beginning – the origin of the Universe.     Professor Brian Cox asks the ultimate question: how did the Universe come to be? The Universe is daunting in its scale. We live on one planet of eight that orbit just one of the four hundred billion stars in our galaxy.…

Continue ReadingUniverse – The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5




Read more about the article Universe – Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4
Universe - Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4
  • Post category:Science
  • Post author:
  • Reading time:4 mins read

Universe – Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4

Universe - Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4: Prof Brian Cox journeys into a supermassive black hole - a monster that can destroy worlds, stop time, and is forcing us to reassess our understanding of reality.     Professor Brian Cox continues his epic exploration of the universe with a journey into darkness. The centre of our galaxy is home to an invisible monster of unimaginable power – a supermassive black hole named Sagittarius A*. Weighing 4 million times…

Continue ReadingUniverse – Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4




Read more about the article Universe – The Milky Way: Island of Light episode 3
Universe - The Milky Way: Island of Light episode 3
  • Post category:Science
  • Post author:
  • Reading time:5 mins read

Universe – The Milky Way: Island of Light episode 3

Universe - The Milky Way: Island of Light episode 3: Professor Brian Cox continues his epic exploration of the cosmos by exploring the faint band of light that sweeps across the night sky - our own galaxy, the Milky Way. The Sun is just one of almost 400 billion stars that form this vast, majestic disk of light, our own home in the universe. We’ve longed to understand our galaxy’s secrets since the time of the ancient Greeks, yet it’s…

Continue ReadingUniverse – The Milky Way: Island of Light episode 3




Read more about the article Universe – Alien Worlds: The Search for Second Earth episode 2
Universe - Alien Worlds
  • Post category:Science
  • Post author:
  • Reading time:5 mins read

Universe – Alien Worlds: The Search for Second Earth episode 2

Universe - Alien Worlds: The Search for Second Earth episode 2: Humans have long gazed up at the night sky, wondering whether other lifeforms and intelligences could be thriving on worlds far beyond our own.     Answering that question seemed fated to remain pure speculation. But over the last few decades, ultra-sensitive telescopes and dogged detective work have transformed alien planet-hunting from science fiction into hard fact. Gone are the days of speculation; the hunt for extraterrestrials has become…

Continue ReadingUniverse – Alien Worlds: The Search for Second Earth episode 2
Read more about the article Universe – The Sun: God Star episode 1
Universe - The Sun: God Star episode 1
  • Post category:Science
  • Post author:
  • Reading time:5 mins read

Universe – The Sun: God Star episode 1

Universe - The Sun: God Star episode 1: Professor Brian Cox begins his epic exploration of the cosmos with a hymn to the great luminous bodies that bring light and warmth to the universe: the stars.     It is estimated that there are two hundred trillion stars in the universe, each playing their part in an epic story of creation - a great saga that stretches from the dawn of time, with the arrival of the first star, through…

Continue ReadingUniverse – The Sun: God Star episode 1