Uranium: Twisting The Dragon's Tail

February 2017
51:23

S1 Ep1

3.0 7 x
Australian-born physicist Dr Derek Muller unleashes a historian’s passion for detail and a physicist’s understanding of science to tell the incredible story of the rock that shaped the modern world. From its creation in an exploding star before Eart...
51:29

S1 Ep2

3.0 2 x
The Rock that Changed the World - In Northern Australia the indigenous people have ancient stories for the place where the uranium is found. They say a great creation spirit sleeps underground, and disturbing this spirit will unleash disaster. Dr De...
51:15

S1 Ep3

3.0 15 x
The Rock in Our Future - Uranium saves lives, treats cancer and brings hope to millions. Uranium was also a promise of clean limitless power. In a remarkable and haunting journey, Dr Derek Muller takes us to Chernobyl and Fukushima, where uranium be...
August 2015

Preview

Expired 3.0 74 x
Dr Derek Muller explores how uranium promised a brand new age, but at the same time threatened our very existence. Today in our energy-hungry world, uranium both tempts with unbelievable power and threatens all life on earth.
Archive