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The Beginning

Jim Al-Khalili tackles the greatest question in science - how the universe began. By recreating key experiments Jim unravels the mystery of science's creation story.

Professor Jim Al-Khalili takes us back in time to tackle the greatest question in science: how did the universe begin? Uncovering the origins of the universe is regarded as humankind's greatest intellectual achievement. By recreating key experiments Jim unravels the cosmic mystery of science's creation story before witnessing a moment, one millionth of a second, after the universe sprang into existence.

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Wed 10 Jul 2019 23:00

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Presenter Jim Al-Khalili
Series Producer Nigel Paterson
Director Ben Wilson
Producer Ben Wilson
Executive Producer Jonathan Renouf

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