- Short Films
Medical journalist Michael Mosley introduces the fundamental questions and the great forces of history that have shaped the story of science. What is out there? What is the world made of? What is the secret of life?
A third episode in the series deals with one of the most controversial issues science had to deal with. It’s the question of human origins, a question of evolution. Naturally, dealing with such questions brought science into an unavoidable conflict with religion, old beliefs do not change easily; from measuring Earth’s age in thousand of years to billions of years, from a perfect image of God to a family of apes. Theory of evolution had a volatile history.