Episode guide

In Search of Science

Series 1

In Search of Science

  • Method and Madness

    Brian Cox lends his engaging style to this patriotic celebration of British science. Prof Cox salutes a WWII codebreaker and revisits Newton's light experiment.

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  • Frankenstein's Monsters

    Can science ever go too far? Professor Brian Cox tackles its dark side and confronts controversial ideas like nuclear bombs and genetic modification.

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  • Clear Blue Skies

    Professor Brian Cox celebrates the happy accidents that have led to major scientific breakthroughs, from penicillin to dye. Is this blue-sky approach the way to go?

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