The Beginning and End of the Universe

Theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili takes us back in time to tackle the greatest question in science: how did the universe begin? Through a series of critical observations and recreations of experiments that revolutionized our understanding of our world, Al-Khalili unravels the cosmic mystery of science's creation story.

Episodes

Air Date: September 05, 2017 - 58:49
Theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili carries us into the distant future to try to discover whether the universe will end with a bang or a whimper.
Air Date: August 29, 2017 - 59:07
Theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili takes us back in time to tackle the greatest question in science: how did the universe begin?