Prof Jim Al-Khalili on BBC4
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Chemistry: A Volatile History
Thursday, 21st January at 21.00 on BBC4
Episode 1 of 3
In this three-part series, professor of theoretical physics Jim Al-Khalili traces the extraordinary story of how the elements were discovered and mapped. He follows in the footsteps of the pioneers who cracked their secrets and created a new science, propelling us into the modern age.