Do Aliens Exist? How Far Can We Travel Into Space? The series looks back at Brian Cox’s BBC documentaries over the last 10 years and examines the latest scientific research to answer some of the world’s most fundamental questions
Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time airs Tuesday, August 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on BBC Earth
(Toronto, ON – August 9, 2021) – This August, BBC Earth looks back on a decade of discovery with Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time (4×60’), a fascinating four-part series presented by Professor Brian Cox, a fan-favourite British physicist who revisits the most challenging and intriguing questions facing science. Throughout the years, Brian Cox has had remarkable encounters, memorable experiences and explained how our planet works. From inside the historic Royal Institution in London, Brian Cox looks back at his remarkable decade of science documentaries from hit BBC shows such as Wonders of the Universe, Forces of Nature and The Planets, while once again exploring profound questions, such as whether we’re alone in the universe and where will space exploration take us in the near future? The Canadian broadcast premiere of Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time airs Tuesday, August 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT exclusively on BBC Earth.
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The four episodes of Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time include:
- Episode 1 – Space: How Far Can We Go?
August 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Brian believes we are at the start of a new age of space travel, where space flight is on the verge of becoming routine. In this episode, he explores the latest science and takes a new look at his old films and asks: how far can we go in our exploration of the cosmos?
- Episode 2 – Aliens: Are We Alone?
September 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Brian Cox looks at our attempts to answer one of the most profound questions we can ask – are we alone in the universe? With scientists sending space probes to the furthest reaches of our solar system and beyond, the scientific search for alien life has begun.
- Episode 3 – What Is Gravity?
September 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Brian takes a fresh look at the concept of gravity, revealing it to be far more than just the force that makes things fall to the ground. Recent scientific breakthroughs are challenging physicists’ ideas of the very nature of reality.
- Episode 4 – What Is Time?
September 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Brian explores the enigma of time – a phenomenon that we take for granted but which, as far as physicists are concerned, is one of the biggest mysteries in the universe.
Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time was produced by BBC Studios Science Unit and is presented by Brian Cox. Emeka Onono serves as Executive Producer. Simon Winchcombe serves as Series Producer. Alastair Duncan serves as the Producer on Episode 1, Naomi Law and Giles Harrison serve as Producers on Episode 2, Kate Szell serves as Producer on Episode 3 and David Briggs serves as Producer on Episode 4.
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