Wonders of the Universe

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Messengers

Series 1 - Episode 4 Messengers

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Summary

Professor Brian Cox reveals how the unique properties of light provide an insight into the origins and evolution of both mankind and the universe. He charts the importance of light in the development of the world's ancient civilisations, and explains how the speed of light allows the measurement of both distance and time - before pinpointing one of the most important moments in the evolution of life on Earth.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Brian Cox
Director Chris Holt
Executive Producer Jonathan Renouf
Producer Chris Holt
Series Producer James Van der Pool
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