Precision: The Measure of All Things

Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores why we are driven to measure and quantify the world around us and why we have reduced the universe to just a handful of fundamental units of measurement.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2013 - 2013)
Schedule: Mondays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Previous Episode

Light, Heat and Electricity

Episode 1x03; Jun 24, 2013

From lightning bolts and Watt engines to electromagnetic waves and single electrons, Professor Marcus du Sautoy continues his journey into the world of measurement as he reveals how we came to measure and harness the power of heat, light, and electri

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Light, Heat and ElectricityJun 24, 2013
1x02: Mass and MolesJun 17, 2013
1x01: Time and DistanceJun 10, 2013
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