Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The Day the Universe Changed - episode 1

The Day the Universe Changed: Episode 1 - The Way We Are: It Started with the Greeks

The first in a series of ten program this episode illustrates the development of Western knowledge. The inquisitive and logical attitude of the classical Greeks is at the foundation of Western thought with its continuing exploration of new ideas.

This is a great serie!

Presented by veteran BBC historian and science reporter James Burke this series explores influences of discoveries and shared knowledge on the perception of the Universe and man's place in it. James Burke looks at times when new knowledge or discoveries has altered that thinking and explores the cultural changes those discoveries effected.

Part 1 of 5

Part 2 of 5

Part 3 of 5

Part 4 of 5

Part 5 of 5

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