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Atom: The Key To The Cosmos

50 minutes 15 seconds

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Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows that in our quest to understand the tiny atom, we unraveled the mystery of how the entire universe was created. It's a story with dramatic twists and turns, taking in world-changing discoveries like radioactivity, the Atomic Bomb, and the Big Bang Theory. All this forms part of an epic narrative in which the greatest brains of the 20th century competed to answer the biggest questions of all-why are we here and how were we made?

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Runtime: 50 minutes 15 seconds

Close up of bones in a human body with a bright point of light at one of the joints. Caption: So they were named "x-rays."
Atom
Season 0 / Ep 1
50 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Dark background with a small central ball of light surrounded by four irregularly placed orbiting streaks of light. Caption: And Rutherford now also knew that the atom had structure,
Atom
Season 0 / Ep 2
50 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Out of focus image of a spherical object surrounded in glowing light. Caption: Then, as scientists explored the nucleus,
Atom
Season 0 / Ep 3
49 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12