Episode 2 | Wonders Of Life

From algal cells to human beings we are all made of the same things and governed by the same laws as the stars themselves. This is the story of the amazing diversity and adaptability of life told through the fundamental laws that govern it. Professor Brian Cox explains how the astonishing inventiveness of nature came about and illuminates some of the fundamental principles of physics, chemistry and the biological sciences in this compilation of films specially edited for schools.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 36'24''
  • 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: 2