Episode 1 | Wonders Of Life

There are thought to be as many as 100 million different species on Earth, but every one of them has sprung from just a single life brought into existence by the same laws that govern how our universe itself behaves. In this film, Professor Brian Cox discovers how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 40'42''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • Science

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Wonders Of Life
  • Series: Learning Zone
  • Episode: 1