Wonders of Life (TV series)
|Wonders of Life|
|Presented by||Professor Brian Cox|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||5|
|Executive producer(s)||Andrew Cohen|
|Running time||59 minutes|
|Original channel||BBC Two
|Picture format||SD: 576i 16:9
|Audio format||SD: Stereo
|Original run||27 January 2013– 24 February 2013|
|Preceded by||Wonders of the Universe (2011)|
|Followed by||Human Universe (2014)|
Wonders of Life is a five-part television documentary series presented by physicist Professor Brian Cox. The series was produced by the BBC and Chinese state television network CCTV-9 and aired from 27 January 2013 at 9 PM on BBC Two.
1. "What is Life?"
Professor Brian Cox journeys to Southeast Asia to see how life began on Earth and how the flow of energy created and supports life.
2. "Expanding Universe"
In the second episode, Brian travels to the U.S. to showcase how the laws of science allowed senses to arise.
3. "Endless Forms Most Beautiful"
4. "Size Matters"
The fourth episode sees Brian in Australia looking at how the size of life affects each plant and animal, and how long it can survive.
In the final episode, Cox travels to Mexico to explain what makes Earth a home for life and ask what ingredients were required for complex life to begin.
A book related to the series was authored by Andrew Cohen and Professor Brian Cox. The book was published on 24 January 2013.
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