Forces Of Nature with Brian Cox

Saturdays at 8.30pm from January 7

Forces of Nature

In the first episode Professor Brian Cox travels to Northern Spain, Nepal & Canada to uncover how the stunning diversity of shapes in our natural world are shadows of the rules that govern the Universe.

Professor Brian Cox follows Earth's epic journey through space. He takes to the air in a top-secret fighter jet to race the spin of the planet, plus a ride of a different kind on a monstrous wave in Brazil.

Professor Brian Cox shows how Earth's basic ingredients, like the pure sulphur mined in the heart of a deadly volcano in Indonesia, have become the building blocks of life.

In the final episode, Professor Brian Cox travels to Iceland, the Serengeti, Caribbean, Swiss Alps & a volcano to reveal the science behind the colours of the planet & how it sustains life.