Tagged: Jim Al-Khalili
Jim Al-Khalili traces the story of how the elements, the building blocks that make up our entire world, were discovered and mapped
Chemistry: A Volatile History is a 2010 BBC documentary on the history of chemistry presented by Jim Al-Khalili. It was nominated for the 2010 British Academy Television Awards in the category Specialist Factual.
1/3 Discovering the Elements
The story of how the elements were discovered and mapped begins with …
The story of the discovery that everything is made from atoms, one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs in history, and the brilliant minds behind it.
Nuclear physicist Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of the realisation that everything is made of atoms, and the effect that had on the scientific community. The realisation that everything is made from atoms has been referred to as the greatest scientific breakthrough in history. Nuclear physicist Professor Jim Al- Khalili …
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 …
Jim Al-Khalili uncovers the story of Sellafield. He encounters some of the most dangerous substances on earth, reveals the nature of radiation and even attempts to split the atom.
Prof Jim Al-Khalili tackles the biggest subject of all, the universe, through a series of critical observations and experiments that revolutionised our understanding of our world
Jim Al-Khalili tackles the greatest question in science – how the universe began. By recreating key experiments Jim unravels the mystery of science’s creation story.
Jim Al-Khalili carries us into the future to try to discover how the universe will end – with a bang or …
Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the amazing science of gravity. As well sculpting our universe, gravity also affects our weight, height and even the rate at which we age.
Physics professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the amazing science of gravity. A fundamental force of nature, gravity shapes our entire universe, sculpting galaxies and warping space and time. But gravity’s strange powers, discovered by Albert Einstein, also affect our daily lives in the most unexpected ways. As Jim tells the …
Documentary. Jim Al-Khalili takes a look at how we've created machines that can simulate, augment, and even outperform the human mind - and why this shouldn't spook us.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili looks at how we have created machines that can simulate, augment, and even outperform the human mind – and why we shouldn’t let this spook us.
He reveals the story of the pursuit of AI, the emergence of machine learning and the recent breakthroughs brought about by …
Jim al-Khalili unravels the links between latest scientific developments and the unsung scientific heroes of the past
Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the universe
Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores the true size and shape of the universe and delves into the amazing science behind apparent nothingness
Professor of physics Jim Al-Khalili investigates the most accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever - quantum physics
Episode 1: Einstein’s Nightmare
Professor Jim Al-Khalili traces the story of arguably the most important, accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever – quantum physics.
The story starts at the beginning of the 20th century with…
O Professor Jim Al-Khalili tenta descobrir um dos grandes mistérios da ciência
A teoria do caos tem um mau nome, evocando imagens de clima imprevisível, falhas económicas e ciência errada. Mas há um lado fascinante e escondido do Caos, que os cientistas só agora começam a entender.
Acontece que a teoria do caos responde a uma pergunta …
Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries
Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.
- BBC FOUR Science and Islam