Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail

Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail is a stunning new documentary series exploring the incredible story of uranium, from its creation in an exploding star to its deployment in nuclear weapons, nuclear power, and nuclear medicine. It's a journey across nine countries and more than a century of stories, to discover the rock that made the modern world. It's part science, part history, and all epic adventure. Join physicist and YouTube phenomenon Dr. Derek Muller as he reveals the untold story of the most wondrous and terrifying rock on Earth.

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The Rock That Changed the World

Episode 1x02; Jul 29, 2015

Join physicist Dr. Derek Muller to unlock the mysteries of uranium, one of the Earth's most controversial elements. Uranium has brought hope, progress and destruction; revolutionized society, from medicine to warfare; and profoundly shaped the past.

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: The Rock That Changed the WorldJul 29, 2015
1x01: The Rock That Became a BombJul 28, 2015
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