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Series: The Cell

 

The Cell: The Hidden Kingdom

   2009    Science
Dr Adam Rutherford tells the extraordinary story of the scientific quest to discover the secrets of the cell and of life itself. Every living thing is made of cells, microscopic building blocks of almost unimaginable power and complexity. The first part explores how centuries of scientific and religious dogma were overturned by the earliest discoveries of the existence of cells, and how scientists came to realize that there was, literally, more to life than meets the eye.

The Chemistry of Life

   2009    Science
This episode explores how scientists delved ever deeper into the world of the cell, seeking to reveal the magic ingredient that can spark a bundle of chemicals into life. Their discoveries have brought us to the brink of being able to create life for ourselves.

The Spark of Life

   2009    Science
The final part reveals how our knowledge of cells has brought us to the brink of one of the most important moments in history. Scientists are close to repeating what has happened only once in four billion years - the creation of a new life form.
The Story of Science
The Story of Science

   2010    History
Through the Wormhole Season 5
Through the Wormhole Season 5

   2014    Nature
Ice Age Giants
Ice Age Giants

   2013    Science
Life
Life

   2009    Nature
How to Grow a Planet
How to Grow a Planet

   2012    Science
History of the World
History of the World

   2012    History
Through the Wormhole Season 8
Through the Wormhole Season 8

   2017    Science
Hiroshima
Hiroshima

   2005    History