Forces of Nature, the four-part BBC documentary series presented by renowned physicist Brian Cox, is a mesmerising exploration of the hidden forces that power our world.
From snowflakes to a fighter jet travelling at 600 mph, the first episode of Forces of Nature examines the incredible natural shapes on Earth and their formation from only a few simple forces. The second episode looks at motion and how it’s heavily influenced by the interactions between the Sun, Moon and Earth – an understanding we can use to disrupt the setting of the sun itself!
Episode three delves into how Earth was formed from basic ingredients which combined to create its building blocks – life itself. Finally, Episode four pays homage to Carl Sagan’s famous request to Voyager 1 – take one final photo from afar. Thus “The Pale Blue Dot” was created – a stunning image that humbles us with its reminder of our place in this vast universe.
By taking viewers on an adventure through space and time, Forces of Nature brings together astounding visuals with Professor Cox’s calm yet informative narration. This series captures the beauty and complexity of nature in such a vivid way that it’s impossible not to be captivated by it. Whether you are interested in science or not, this documentary will open your eyes to some truly extraordinary phenomena that are taking place all around us every day. So grab your popcorn and dive into this fascinating journey through Nature’s unseen forces!