Wonders of Life
What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end? Wonders of Life is a five-part BBC documentary series presented by physicist Brian Cox, discovering how a few fundamental laws of science gave birth to the most complex and unique feature of the universe - life. Brian Cox takes us on a journey across the globe to see how life began on Earth and how the flow of energy created and supports life; to showcase how the laws of science allowed senses to arise; to analyse why Earth is a fertile place and how it allows complex life to exist; to explore the physics of the size of life; and to explain what makes Earth a home for life.
Episode 1 - What is Life?
Brian Cox journeys to Southeast Asia to see how life began on Earth and how the flow of energy created and supports life.
Episode 2 - Expanding Universe
In this episode, Brian Cox visits the USA retelling evolutionary history and the origin of the senses.
Episode 3 - Endless Forms Most Beautiful
Brian Cox travels to Africa and Madagascar to analyse why Earth is a fertile place and how it allows complex life to exist.
Episode 4 - Size Matters
This episode sees Brian Cox in Australia looking at how the size of life affects each plant and animal, and how long it can survive.
Episode 5 - Home
Brian Cox travels to Mexico and explains what makes Earth a home for life and asks what ingredients were required for complex life to begin.
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