The Beginning and End of the Universe is a Documentary programme.

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The Beginning and End of the Universe

Two-part documentary in which Professor Jim Al-Khalili looks at the biggest subject of all, the universe. In part one, he 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. episode 1.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is The Beginning and End of the Universe next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 November 30th, 10:30pm and on BBC 4 November 30th, 11:30pm. See more...