Series 1

Series 1, Episode 5 - The Big Bang: Before the Dawn

3.0 2 x
It’s the ultimate question: why are we here? Brian Cox explores how cutting-edge space missions take us back 13.8 billion years to the origin of the universe.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Black Holes: Heart of Darkness

3.0 5 x
Professor Brian Cox journeys into a supermassive black hole - a monster that can destroy worlds and stop time, and which is forcing us to reassess our understanding of reality.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Milky Way: Island of Light

4.0 9 x
A space mission discovers the dramatic history of the Milky Way. Professor Brian Cox reveals how our galaxy endured multiple collisions as rival galaxies fought for survival.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Alien Worlds: The Search for Second Earth

4.0 23 x
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?

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Sun: God Star

3.5 66 x
Since the first star lit up the universe, they have been engines of creation. Professor Brian Cox reveals how, ultimately, stars brought life and meaning to the universe.