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Wonders of Life

Learning Zone

Episode 1

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

In this film specially edited for schools, Professor Brian Cox discovers how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
James Van Der Pool
Producer:
Suzy Boyles

Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

Series 1

Episode 2: Using Sound

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Dr Helen Czerski examines the extraordinary messages sound waves carry and how they help us understand the world around us. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The story of the greatest physicists of the 20th century and the discoveries they made, told in their own words. Revealing archive provides a unique insight into their lives. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Producer:
Suzy Boyles
Participant:
Patricia Fara
Participant:
Roger Penrose
Participant:
Martin Rees
Participant:
Craig MacKay

3, 2, 1, Go!

Episode 3: Key Stage 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Kids journey into the mathematical world that underpins their favourite sport. Romario and Hayden visit the Arsenal training centre to take on a prediction challenge. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Mark Chapman
Producer:
Diana Hill
Assistant Producer:
Suzy Boyles

Wonders of Life

Learning Zone

Episode 2

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Brian Cox tells the story of the amazing diversity and adaptability of life told through the fundamental laws that govern it, in a version of the Wonders of Life made for schools. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
James Van Der Pool
Producer:
Suzy Boyles

3, 2, 1, Go!

Episode 1: Key Stage 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Children journey into the mathematical world that underpins their favourite sport. Rugby fans meet two of the Wales national rugby team and measure their furthest pass. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Mark Chapman
Producer:
Diana Hill
Assistant Producer:
Suzy Boyles

3, 2, 1, Go!

Episode 2: Key Stage 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Kids journey into the mathematical world that underpins their favourite sport. Gymnastics fans are set a shape and symmetry challenge by national champion Daniel Purvis. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Mark Chapman
Producer:
Diana Hill
Assistant Producer:
Suzy Boyles

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The team put science to the test. Liz visits the volcano that brought Britain to a standstill, while Dallas visits Vegas to explain why people are bad at predicting probabilities. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 3

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Science series. Jem is challenged to build a boat made out of ice, and take it and the rest of the team for a spin in one of the UK's busiest stretches of water. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dallas Campbell looks back over decades of Horizon and BBC archive to chart the key scientific breakthroughs that have transformed road safety and saved millions of lives. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dallas Campbell delves into the Horizon archives to chart the deadly disasters that have paradoxically helped make air travel today the safest it has ever been. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Producer:
Suzy Boyles
Director:
Suzy Boyles
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

Universe

Series 1

Alien Worlds: The Search for Second Earth

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Professor Brian Cox questions whether we are alone in the universe. There might be more planets than stars in our galaxy - but will we find a second Earth? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Executive Producer:
Gideon Bradshaw
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Director:
Suzy Boyles
Production Manager:
Jenny Scott
Production Coordinator:
Millie McNab
Composer:
Anze Rozman