scientific discoveries that have changed our world forever
Of A Genius
Robert Schulmann, editor of the papers of Albert Einstein,
shows us the notes made by the giant of twentieth century
That Changed The World Listen
Hans Bethe remembers Niels Bohr, the father
of quantum mechanics - the most influential branch of Physics
to have emerged in the twentieth century.
Blocks Of Life
Listen Elizabeth Fisher is a researcher at Imperial College
in London, in the field of genetics. She talks about one of
the biggest breakthroughs in biology in the last one hundred
Eldridge Moores worked with Harry Hess in the
1960s at a time when he was making the discovery that far from
being static the globe beneath our feet is made up of plates
that are in perpetual motion.
Chaos Of Real Life
Kadanoff is a leading light in the field of Chaos Theory -
a branch of science which, unusually, takes into account the
complexities of real life - whether it's the vagaries of the
weather or the rise and fall of the stock market.