5 x 30 mins
Charismatic Oxford professor Allan Chapman presents five giants of science - his favourite thinkers of all time: Einstein, Newton, Aristotle, Darwin and Galileo. The series combines spectacular location filming, experiments, animation and graphics to bring these biographies to life. What made these thinkers so great? How did they change history? We learn about the great men themselves and explore the full implications of their world changing discoveries.
'A wonderful series...real science leaping into action.' - Radio Times
'Original and exciting.' - The Guardian
'Admirably unpretentious.' - The Times
'Intelligent and accessible.' - Daily Telegraph