Journeys in Time and Space

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Science Documentary hosted by Chris Riley and published by BBC in 2001 - English narration

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Examination of the birth and growth of the universe.

[edit] The Big Bang

Dr Kathy Sykes meets the designer of the world's largest telescopes, and Chris Riley looks at a machine which recreates the 'Big Bang' in miniature.

[edit] Bright Stars and Black Holes

Astronomer Chris Riley investigates the concept of black holes and the theory that they were essential to the creation of the universe. Meanwhile, Kathy Sykes meets Francisco Diego, who designs prisms for the world's largest telescopes.

[edit] Invisible Universe

Chris Riley goes in search of dark matter, leading him to visit Europe's deepest mine, 1000m below the earth's crust,and finds out why the surface of the moon could be more precious than gold dust. Meanwhile Kathy Sykes meets astronomer Jocelyn Bell-Burnell, who discovered the pulsar: a star so dense that a teaspoonful could weigh one hundred million tons.

[edit] Planet Hunting

Chris Riley meets a team of planet hunters from Berkeley, where he discovers how recent events have forced astronomers to reconsider what a planet actually is.

[edit] The Search for Intelligent Life

Chris Riley reports on SETI, the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence and Patrick Moore discusses his lifetime of astronomy.

[edit] Searching the Heavens

Chris Riley explores ambitious projects to delve deeper into space, including the Next Generation Telescope and Nasa's jet propulsion innovations, while Kathy Sykes talks to the director of the British National Space Centre about his discovery of a dark star in 1971.

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  • Video Codec: XVID
  • Video Bitrate: 1747 kbps
  • Video Resolution: 384x640 (height x width)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 3x5 (1:1.67)
  • Audio Codec: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) <0x0055>
  • Audio BitRate: 200 kbps
  • Audio Streams: 1
  • Audio Languages: English
  • Number of Parts: 6
  • RunTime Per Part: 28 min 29.72 s (42743 Frames)
  • Part Size: 398.99 MB
  • Subtitles: none

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