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Iain Stewart tells the story of James Hutton, the founding father of geology. This Scottish thinker overturned ancient beliefs about how and when the world was formed.

Iain Stewart follows in the footsteps of the founding father of geology, James Hutton. This Scottish rogue was a profound and original thinker who, 250 years ago, overturned ancient beliefs about how and when the world was formed. His ideas clashed with those of the most eminent scientist of his day. Lord Kelvin was determined to prove Hutton wrong.

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Wed 3 Jul 2019 03:00

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  • 00:02

    BRAThANKI

    Let's Make The Water Turn Black

  • 00:18

    Muse

    Uprising

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Iain Stewart
Director Matt Barrett
Director Jeremy Turner
Series Producer Paul Overton
Executive Producer Greg Lanning

Broadcasts

  • Tue 30 Nov 2010 21:00
  • Sat 4 Dec 2010 18:25
  • Thu 13 Jan 2011 21:00
  • Fri 14 Jan 2011 21:00
  • Sun 16 Jan 2011 22:15
  • Mon 4 Apr 2011 03:35
  • Sat 18 Feb 2012 19:00
  • Tue 2 Jul 2019 20:00
  • Wed 3 Jul 2019 03:00