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Are...We Alone

   2014    Science
Is mankind alone, or are there aliens out there, either waiting to be discovered, or on their way to find Earth? Professor Brian Cox spends this episode asking such questions, and what he discovers may raise a few eyebrows. He begins by exploring the human race's efforts to find neighbours in outer space, including the launch of two golden discs containing a greeting from Earth in the 1970s; they are still travelling and are now the most distant man-made objects from the planet. Brian also meets members of the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, who have been monitoring radio signals for 50 years without success, before discussing the ingredients needed to make an intelligent civilisation with astrophysicist Dr Frank Drake.
Series: Human Universe

Place in Space and Time

   2014    Science
On a trip to the fortified Moroccan village of Ait-Ben-Haddou in the Atlas Mountains, Professor Brian Cox reveals how by watching the stars' motion across the night sky, it is quite natural for man to think he is at the centre of everything. That view was held for many ages, but innate human curiosity has eventually led to an understanding of mankind's true place in space and time, and an appreciation that Earth is not a focal point but a mere particle of rock in a possibly infinite expanse of space, 13.8 billion years from the beginning of the universe.
Series: Human Universe

Love On The Spectrum
Love On The Spectrum

   2019    Culture
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Secrets of the Dead
Secrets of the Dead

   2017    History
Atom
Atom

   2007    Science
The Brain with David Eagleman
The Brain with David Eagleman

   2015    Medicine
Apocalypse: World War 1
Apocalypse: World War 1

   2014    History
Top Gear
Top Gear

   2012    Technology
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture