In this 3 part BBC documentary series, Nuclear Physics Professor & Author Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of one of the greatest scientific discoveries ever: that the material world is made up of atoms.
Part 1 – Professor Al-Khalili takes us from the discovery of the atom to the development of quantum mechanics.
Part 2 – This episode tackles world-changing discoveries such as radioactivity, the Atom Bomb, and the Big Bang, and tries to answer one of the biggest questions of all – why are we here and how were we made?
Part 3 – Professor Al-Khalili discovers that there might be parallel universes in which different versions of us exist, and finds out that empty space isn’t empty at all, but seething with activity.
Most importantly, you can watch all 3 episodes for free (streaming video, good quality) by clicking HERE. Enjoy!