Read more about the article Eugenics: Science’s Greatest Scandal episode 1
Eugenics: Science's Greatest Scandal episode 1
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Eugenics: Science’s Greatest Scandal episode 1

Eugenics: Science's Greatest Scandal episode 1: Journalist Angela Saini and disability rights activist Adam Pearson explore the shocking origins and legacy of eugenics in Britain and its continued influence today.     Science journalist Angela Saini and disability rights activist Adam Pearson, reveal that eugenics - the controversial idea that was a driving force behind the Nazi death camps - originated in the upper echelons of the British scientific community. The presenters uncover how shocking eugenic beliefs permeated the British…

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Read more about the article Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 4 – What Is Time?
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Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 4 – What Is Time?

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 4 - What Is Time?: Brian explores a simple question that is causing a big stir today: what is time? Modern science shows it to be far stranger than we think. He recalls some highlights from his TV series that touch upon different aspects of this physics conundrum: from a mind-boggling encounter with Doctor Who, to breaking the sound barrier in a Eurofighter in order to see two sunsets in one day,…

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Read more about the article Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 3 – What Is Gravity?
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Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 3 – What Is Gravity?

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 3: Brian takes a fresh look at the concept of gravity, revealing it to be far more than just the force that makes things fall to the ground. Recent scientific breakthroughs are challenging physicists’ ideas of the very nature of reality.     He recalls some of his most iconic TV moments: being first on the scene to meet a space capsule returning three astronauts from the International Space Station; demonstrating how…

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Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 2 - Aliens: Are We Alone?
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Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 2

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 2: Brian Cox looks at our attempts to answer one of the most profound questions we can ask – are we alone in the universe? With scientists sending space probes to the furthest reaches of our solar system and beyond, the scientific search for alien life has begun.     Inspired by a childhood love of science fiction, Brian still hopes to hear from ET. In this film, he explains why this…

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Read more about the article Sound Waves – The Symphony of Physics – Using Sound episode 2
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Sound Waves – The Symphony of Physics – Using Sound episode 2

Sound Waves - The Symphony of Physics - Using Sound episode 2: Dr Helen Czerski examines the extraordinary messages sound waves carry and how they help us understand the world around us.     Visiting a hidden location buried beneath the hills of Scotland, Helen experiences some of the most extreme acoustics in the world. Here she learns just how much information can be carried by sound. She discovers how sound has driven the evolution of truly incredible biological systems…

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