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01Archimedes - The First Scientist? 19980128Four programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
1: `Archimedes - the First Scientist?'.
01Henri Poincare - The Man Who Discovered Chaos By Accident19980225 Melvyn Bragg returns with six programmes in which he talks to scientists and historians of today about the giants who have made scientific history.
1: `Henri Poincare - the Man Who Discovered Chaos by Accident'.
Scientists Ian Stewart, Michel Paty, June Barrow Green and Sir Robert May discuss the French mathematician.
02Lavoisier - The Revolution Does Not Need Chemists1997120319980204Four programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
2: `Lavoisier - the Revolution Does Not Need Chemists'.
Why was one of the greatest chemists of the 18th century sent to the guillotine?
A six-part series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
4: `Lavoisier - the Revolution Does Not Need Chemists'.
Why was the father of modern chemistry allowed to die? British and French historians and scientists debate his intriguing life, ignominious death and lasting legacy.
02Sigmund Freud - Psychoanalysis: Science Or Art?1998030419990314Scientists Oliver Sacks and Susan Greenfield believe that Sigmund Freud's ideas about the working of the mind are becoming fashionable once more.
Adam Phillips regards psychoanalysis as more of an art than a science.
03Faraday - The Gentleman Chemist1997121019990228`Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Famous for his Friday evening lectures, Faraday was a popular figure in literary and scientific society.
Yet he knew no mathematics and lived life according to the strict rules of the Bible.
Melvyn Bragg talks to Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas in the Great Hall of the Royal Institution in London where Faraday gave many of his inspiring lectures.
Four programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
3: `Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day.
Six-part series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
5: `Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day and a popular figure in both literary and scientific society.
With Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas.
03Faraday - The Gentleman Chemist1997121019980211Famous for his Friday evening lectures, Faraday was a popular figure in literary and scientific society.
Yet he knew no mathematics and lived life according to the strict rules of the Bible.
Melvyn Bragg talks to Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas in the Great Hall of the Royal Institution in London where Faraday gave many of his inspiring lectures.
Four programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
3: `Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day.
Six-part series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
5: `Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day and a popular figure in both literary and scientific society.
With Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas.
03Marie Curie - A Woman's Place Is In The Lab19980311 Six programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to scientists and historians of today about the giants who have made scientific history.
3: `Marie Curie - a Woman's Place Is in the Lab'.
What are the implications of Marie Curie's discoveries? And is her saintly image justified? With biographer Susan Quinn, science writer John Gribbin and French historians Francois Balibar and Dominique Pestre.
03Newton - Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants1997112619980128Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about six giants who have made scientific history.
3: `Newton - Standing on the Shoulders of Giants'.
Sir Isaac Newton is regarded as the greatest scientist of all time.
Professor Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, and science writer John Gribbin explain how this apparently unlikeable man shaped the whole history of modern science.
04Albert Einstein - The First Celebrity Scientist1998031819990321Six programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to scientists and historians of today about the giants who have made scientific history.
4: `Albert Einstein - the First Celebrity Scientist'.
With Professor Sir Roger Penrose, Paul Davies, John Gribbin, Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Professor Robert Schulman.
`Einstein - the First Celebrity Scientist'.
Scientists Professor Sir Roger Penrose, Paul Davies, John Gribbin and Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell, explain the importance and brilliance of Einstein's theory of relativity.
04Lavoisier - The Revolution Does Not Need Chemists1997120319980204Four programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
2: `Lavoisier - the Revolution Does Not Need Chemists'.
Why was one of the greatest chemists of the 18th century sent to the guillotine?
A six-part series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
4: `Lavoisier - the Revolution Does Not Need Chemists'.
Why was the father of modern chemistry allowed to die? British and French historians and scientists debate his intriguing life, ignominious death and lasting legacy.
04 LASTDarwin - The Comfortable Revolutionary1997121719990307`Darwin - the Comfortable Revolutionary'.
Melvyn Bragg talks to eminent scientists Stephen Jay Gould, Daniel Dennett, John Maynard Smith and Richard Dawkins about their hero Charles Darwin.
Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
Stephen Jay Gould, Daniel Dennett and Richard Dawkins talk about their hero, revealing why Darwin's theory remains as fiercely controversial today as it was when he first thought of it.
04 LASTDarwin - The Comfortable Revolutionary1997121719980218`Darwin - the Comfortable Revolutionary'.
Melvyn Bragg talks to eminent scientists Stephen Jay Gould, Daniel Dennett, John Maynard Smith and Richard Dawkins about their hero Charles Darwin.
Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
Stephen Jay Gould, Daniel Dennett and Richard Dawkins talk about their hero, revealing why Darwin's theory remains as fiercely controversial today as it was when he first thought of it.
05Crick And Watson - The Secret Of Life19980325 Six programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to scientists and historians of today about the giants who have made scientific history.
5: `Crick and Watson - the Secret of Life'.
James Watson, one of the famous team who uncovered the structure of DNA, recalls the heady days of the 1950s and talks about issues in molecular biology today, in particular the question of human cloning.
05Faraday - The Gentleman Chemist1997121019980211`Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Famous for his Friday evening lectures, Faraday was a popular figure in literary and scientific society.
Yet he knew no mathematics and lived life according to the strict rules of the Bible.
Melvyn Bragg talks to Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas in the Great Hall of the Royal Institution in London where Faraday gave many of his inspiring lectures.
Four programmes in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
3: `Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day.
Six-part series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
5: `Faraday - the Gentleman Chemist'.
Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day and a popular figure in both literary and scientific society.
With Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas.
06 LASTWhere Are They Now?19980401 `Where Are They Now?' Where are the Newtons and Einsteins of tomorrow? What questions remain to be answered? In the last of six programmes in his journey through the history of science, Melvyn Bragg talks to Professors Sir Martin Rees, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Roger Penrose, and John Maynard Smith among others about what the future holds.
06 LASTWhere Are We Now? 19990328`Where Are We Now?'.
In the last of his series on the history of science, Melvyn Bragg examines the state of science today.
Eminent scientists and commentators Martin Rees, Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Professor Sir Roger Penrose, Paul Davies, John Maynard Smith, John Maddox and Igor Aleksander look into the future.
   19990221Astronomer Royal Professor Sir Martin Rees and science writer John Gribbin explain why Sir Isaac Newton's legacy is so important, and how his genius has shaped the history of modern science.
Presented by Melvyn Bragg 
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19971210]  Six-part series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
5: Faraday- the Gentleman Chemist Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day. With
Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas. Producer Ruth Gardiner
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19971210]  Six-part series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
5: Faraday- the Gentleman Chemist Michael Faraday was a blacksmith's son who rose to become the most eminent scientist of his day. With
Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas. Producer Ruth Gardiner
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19971217]  The last of the series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
Darwin - the Comfortable Revolutionary Stephen Jay Gould , Daniel Dennett and Richard Dawkins talk about their hero, revealing why Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection remains as fiercely controversial today as it was when he first thought of it. Producer Ruth Gardiner
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19971217]  The last of the series in which Melvyn Bragg talks to today's great scientists and historians about the giants who have made scientific history.
Darwin - the Comfortable Revolutionary Stephen Jay Gould , Daniel Dennett and Richard Dawkins talk about their hero, revealing why Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection remains as fiercely controversial today as it was when he first thought of it. Producer Ruth Gardiner

Genome: [r4 bd=19971210] contributors

  • Talks: Melvyn Bragg
  • Unknown: Michael Faraday
  • Unknown: Sir John Meurig Thomas.
  • Producer: Ruth Gardiner

Genome: [r4 bd=19971210] contributors

  • Talks: Melvyn Bragg
  • Unknown: Michael Faraday
  • Unknown: Sir John Meurig Thomas.
  • Producer: Ruth Gardiner

Genome: [r4 bd=19971217] contributors

  • Talks: Melvyn Bragg
  • Unknown: Stephen Jay Gould
  • Unknown: Daniel Dennett
  • Unknown: Richard Dawkins
  • Producer: Ruth Gardiner

Genome: [r4 bd=19971217] contributors

  • Talks: Melvyn Bragg
  • Unknown: Stephen Jay Gould
  • Unknown: Daniel Dennett
  • Unknown: Richard Dawkins
  • Producer: Ruth Gardiner

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