Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Everything and Nothing by Jim Al-Khalili

Everything and Nothing is a two-part BBC documentary presented by Professor Jim Al-Khalili, dealing with two of the deepest questions there are - what is everything, and what is nothing? In two epic, surreal and mind-expanding films, Professor Jim Al-Khalili searches for an answer to these questions as he explores the true size and shape of the universe and delves into the amazing science behind apparent nothingness.


1. Everything

The first part, Everything, sees Professor Al-Khalili set out to discover what the universe might actually look like. The journey takes him from the distant past to the boundaries of the known universe. Along the way he charts the remarkable stories of the men and women who discovered the truth about the cosmos and investigates how our understanding of space has been shaped by both mathematics and astronomy.


2. Nothing

The second part, Nothing, explores science at the very limits of human perception, where we now understand the deepest mysteries of the universe lie. Jim sets out to answer one very simple question - what is nothing? His journey ends with perhaps the most profound insight about reality that humanity has ever made. Everything came from nothing. The quantum world of the super-small shaped the vast universe we inhabit today, and Jim can prove it.

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4 comments:

  1. Thanks for the trouble you go through to get this stuff online for those who really aren't in a position to be able to watch freely and for free...

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  2. Help! I have so much trouble trying to watch these docos. Every time an advrt comes on the picure disappears and I can't get it back. Sooo frustrating!

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    1. If you having problems the go to this link: http://youtu.be/aO-DiiF9phQ

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  3. link: http://liberteque.com/en/viewvideo/906/science/everything-and-nothing-part-2-nothing.html

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