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Why Are We Here?

Episode 2 of 5

Professor Brian Cox explores our place in the universe. He tackles the question that unites the seven billion people sharing this planet - why are we here?

Brian Cox reveals how the wonderful complexity of nature and human life is simply the consequence of chance events constrained by the laws of physics that govern our universe. But this leads him to a deeper question - why does our universe seem to have been set up with just the right rules to create us? In a dizzying conclusion Brian unpicks this question, revealing the very latest understanding of how the universe came to be this way, and in doing so offers a radical new answer to why we are here.

59 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Oct 2018 02:25

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Brian Cox
Executive Producer Andrew Cohen
Series Producer Gideon Bradshaw
Producer Annabel Gillings
Director Annabel Gillings

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