Human Universe


4. A Place in Space and Time

Expired 3.0 2 x
Professor Brian Cox explores our origins, place and destiny in the universe. We all start our lives thinking that we are at the centre of the universe, surrounded by our family and the world as it spins around us. But the urge to explore is strong. Brian tells the story of how our innate human curiosity has led us from fee...

1. Apeman - Spaceman

Expired 3.0 2 x
Professor Brian Cox asks the biggest questions we can ask as he explores our origins, our place and our destiny in the universe. Brian begins his exploration in the beautiful Ethiopian Highlands, where he has a rare encounter with our distant cousins, the gelada monkeys. They were once Africa's most successful primate, roa...
Episodes 2014

5. What is our Future?

Expired 3.0 18 x
5. What is our Future? of the TV-show Human Universe was broadcast by BBC2 on Wednesday 3 December 2014 at 9:00.

3. Are We Alone?

Expired 3.0 31 x
Brian Cox explores the ingredients needed for an intelligent civilisation to evolve in the universe - the need for a benign star, for a habitable planet, for life to spontaneously arise on such a planet and the time required for intelligent life to evolve and build a civilisation. Brian weighs the evidence and arrives at h...

2. Why Are We Here?

Expired 3.0 7 x
Brian Cox reveals how the wonderful complexity of nature and human life is simply the consequence of chance events constrained by the laws of physics that govern our universe. But this leads him to a deeper question - why does our universe seem to have been set up with just the right rules to create us? In a dizzying concl...
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