Order and Disorder
Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the important concepts of energy and information
In attempting to answer the question of what is energy, Jim Al-Khalili investigates a strange set of laws that link together everything from engines to humans to stars.
Investigating the concept of information, Jim Al-Khalili learns that it is not just about human communication, it is woven very profoundly into the fabric of reality.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili discovers the intriguing story of how we discovered the rules that drive the universe. Energy is vital to us all, but what exactly is energy? In attempting to answer this question Jim investigates a strange set of laws that link together everything from engines to humans to stars. It turns out that energy, so critical to daily existence, actually helps us make sense of the entire universe.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates one of the most important concepts in the world today – information. He discovers how we harnessed the power of symbols, everything from the first alphabet and the electric telegraph through to the modern digital age. But on this journey he learns that information is not just about human communication, it is woven very profoundly into the fabric of reality.