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The Story Of Science Blu Ray

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The Story Of Science tells the story of the forces that came together to create scientific knowledge; the practical business of making instruments and machines; the great forces of history - revolutions voyages of discovery and artistic movements - and the dogged determination of scientists and experimenters. This is the story of how scientific ideas shaped the modern world and how science made history. For 3 000 years people have wrestled with the great questions of existence. What is out there what is the world made of where did we come from? Across the series the audience will come on a journey to discover how vital science is to all our lives today covering the following key questions?

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  • 07 June 2010
  • Giles Harrison
  • Michael Mosley
  • Blu Ray
  • BBC
  • PG
  • 360 minutes
  • Colour, PAL

Please note this is a region B Blu-Ray and will require a region B or region free blu-ray player in order to play United Kingdom released Blu-RayRegion B DVD LANGUAGES English ( Dolby Digital 20 ) English ( Subtitles ) WIDESCREEN (1781) SPECIAL FEATURES 3-DVD Set Interactive Menu Scene Access SYNOPSIS For three thousand years we have struggled to answer the great questions the what the where the how and the why of mankind and our planet In this fascinating series award-winning journalist Michael Mosley explains how our knowledge of science has grown over time We learn about some of the great figures in the history of science - Galileo Newton and Darwin - but also of the astronomer who lost his nose in a duel but helped create a new vision of the cosmos and the alchemist who tried to make gold from human urine and set us on the course to modern chemistry An insightful and entertaining series The Story of Science reveals how the political upheavals of history combine with iconic inventions and discoveries along with the ideas of great thinkers to create the advances that have transformed our lives   Episodes Comprise 1 Cosmos - What is out there? 2 Matter - What are we made of? 3 Life - Where did we come from? 4 Power - Can we control nature? 5 Medicine - Can we live forever? 6 Mind - What is human nature? The Story of Science - Season 1 - 3-Disc Set ( The Story of Science Power Proof and Passion ) (Blu-Ray)

All six episodes of the BBC documentary series in which Giles Harrison traces the story of the development of scientific knowledge, and looks at how ideas in science have shaped the modern world and influenced history.

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